Henry Richard Kanick Sr.

August 23, 1931 ~ November 27, 2021 (age 90)


Henry Richard Kanick Sr., 90, passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021 at the Indiana Regional Medical Center.

The son of Walter W. and Helen (Pac) Kanick he was born August 23, 1931 in Clune, PA.

Henry was a graduate of Elders Ridge High School where he was nick named “Greek”

After graduating, he served in the Army during the Korean War where he was stationed in Germany. He later was employed by Westinghouse until his retirement. Afterward, he was employed as the Center township Animal Enforcement Officer and later as a Center Township Police Officer. In addition to those positions, he would also transport cars for Luther Ford. When Henry found time, he would enjoy camping, fishing and hunting, especially hunting bear at Benezette. He also liked to attend family functions.

Surviving are his sons, Garry Kanick, Homer City, and Henry (Sally) Kanick Jr. Lucernemines;     granddaughter, Heather Ann (Kenneth Jr.) Cox, Pittsburgh; great granddaughter, Aubrianna Jane Cox, Pittsburgh; sisters-in-law, Gloria, Indiana, and Eleanor, Avonmore; and  many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Preceding Henry in death were his parents; wife, Mary Jane (Garry) Kanick; infant daughters, Robin and Monica; brothers, Robert and Stanley; sisters Helen Bencic and Francis Yanoscik

At Henry’s request, services will be private and under the direction of the John A Lefdahl Funeral Home

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