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John Paul Liscinsky

December 18, 1940 ~ August 19, 2019 (age 78)


John Paul Liscinsky, 78, of Punxsutawney, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019 at Canterbury Place in Pittsburgh, PA.

He was born on December 18, 1940 in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Michael George and Cecelia Francis (Hiedish) Liscinsky.

John attended Saints Cosmas and Damian Catholic Church.

His enjoyments were spending the day golfing at the Punxsutawney Country Club and visiting with fellow golfers and friends afterwards.

John formerly owned and operated Murdock’s Bar in Punxsutawney for many years.  He was a friendly face and always had time to listen to a story or tell a joke while he was busy serving his patrons a cold one.  He later worked for Perry and Stockdale Drilling.

He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in Punxsutawney.

He is survived by three children, Brenda Liscinsky and husband Marc Spataro of Maryland, Brian Liscinsky and wife Katrina Krom of Georgia, and Jon Hoffman of Punxsutawney; two grandchildren, Stacey Howell and husband Adam, and Nancy Yenzi; three great grandchildren; three brothers, Michael Liscinsky and wife Kathy of Oliveburg, Ted Liscinsky and wife Linda of Punxsutawney, and Joe Liscinsky and wife Jan of Punxsutawney; two sisters, Elizabeth Raymer of Baden, and Bertha Koza and husband Paul of Oliveburg.

He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Lana Yenzi, and sister, Martha Porter.

In accordance to John’s wishes there will be no visitation.  Arrangements entrusted to Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in John’s memory to the American Lung Association.






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