Thomas E. Bogacki Sr., 76 of Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania died on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at DuBois Nursing Home in DuBois, Pennsylvania.
Born Tuesday, July 8, 1941 in DuBois, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Louis E. Bogacki Sr. and the late Louise (Alessi) Bogacki. He was the husband of the late Aldine (Kriner) Bogacki.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, F&A Masons which he was 2 time Worshipful Master. Past Scout Master Troop 72 Reynoldsville, past council member Bucktail Council. He received the Silver Beaver award BSA. He was a Member of the Sons of American Legion Post #17 DuBois, VFW Post #813, FOE Eagles #540 Reynoldsville, Sons of Italy, Reynoldsville Polasky Club DuBois, Big O Club DuBois, Sandy Hose Club DuBois.
In his younger days he enjoyed camping, riding motorcycle and flying his parachute plane. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He was an electronics research technician for Brockway Glass and Owens Illinois. He is and Veteran of the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by his sons, Thomas Bogacki Jr. (Beverly) of Reynoldsville, PA, Christopher Bogacki (Nancy E.) of Lebanon Junction, KY and Gregory Bogacki (Diane) of Reynoldsville, PA, daughter, Therese Cooper (Shawn) of Reynoldsville, PA, brothers, Dennis Bogacki (Kitty) of Reynoldsville, PA and Richard Bogacki (Paula) of Reynoldsville, PA, sister, Kathy Solada (Terry) of DuBois, PA; 9 grand children; 2 great grand children.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by brother, Louis E. Bogacki Jr. granddaughter Lauryn Cooper and many aunts and uncles.
A Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 AM on Friday March 2, 2018 at St. Mary's Catholic Church located at 607 East Main Street Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania 15851 with the Fr. William Barron officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at Bernard P. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 206 E. Main Street, Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania. Recitation of rosary will be held at 3:00 pm at Bernard P. Snyder Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Boy Scouts of America Bucktail Council at 209 1st St DuBois, PA 15801.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bernard P. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc, Reynoldsville, PA.