Nicholas G. Kohart, Sr.
January 22, 1921 - July 22, 2012
KOHART (KUHARICH) - Nicholas G. Sr., 91, Hunker, formerly of South Fork, died July 22, 2012, at Easy Living Estates, Hunker. Born Jan. 22, 1921, in South Fork, son of Luke and Julia (Shilevinatz) Kohart (Kuharich). Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Stephen and Evan; sisters, Ann Zombeck, Cecilia Hobbs and Margaret Periano; and infant sister, Mary. Survived by loving wife of 71 years, Ann (Yurochko) Kohart, Hunker, whom he married April 24, 1941; sons, Richard, South Fork; Nick Jr., married to Carol Wingard, Hunker; Mark, Washington, D.C.; and Edward, married to Laura Hefkie, Damascus, Ore.; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Rose Coyle, Pittsburgh. Member of UMWA and retired coal miner from Bethlehem Mine Corp., Ehrenfeld Mine, after 38 years of service. Nick was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific Theater. Active member of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, South Fork. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork, where vigil will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Father Robert P. Reese. Committal, St. James Cemetery. Military graveside service by St. Michael American Legion Post 551. (


Shirley Croyle Suriano

Carol & Nick, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. What a wonderful gift to have him in your life for over 90 years. My thoughts and prayers go to you and your family. Love, Shirley

Kathy (Chimelewski) Frazer

Ann and Family, I want to offer my deepest sympathy to all of you. I was so saddened to hear of Nick's passing. I have such fond memories of all of you growing up. I will keep you in my prayers. Love Kathy

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