Clem Rusilko, Jr., 84, of Ellsworth, passed away Saturday morning, May 1, 2021 in his home.
He was born September 14, 1936 in Ellsworth, a son of the late Klem Rusilko, Sr. and Dorothy Bizick Rusilko.
After graduating in 1955 from Ellsworth High School, he enlisted with the U.S Navy and served on the USS Glennon.
Mr. Rusilko worked at mine 51 in Ellsworth for Bethlehem Mines.
Surviving are his wife, Helen Sebetich Rusilko; children, Robin Jean Rose (Dave) of Hawaii, Robert T. Rusilko of Ellsworth, Richard C. Rusilko of Aliquippa and James B. Rusilko of Ellsworth; grandchildren, Jessica Abbodonza, Natasha, Sarah and Erik Rusilko; siblings, Dolores Parker of Camp Hill and Paul Rusilko of Clearwater, Florida and daughter-in-law, Ramona Rusilko of New Mexico.
Deceased are his son, Christopher Keith Rusilko and his wife, Karen Rusilko, son David Rusilko and granddaughter, Xiomara Saenz-Rusilko.
Friends are welcome to attend Mr. Rusilko's graveside service at 11 a.m., Friday, May 7, 2021 at the Beallsville Cemetery with military honors conducted by the American Legion Post 165 of Bentleyville and the U.S. Navy.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully request memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959, www.stjude.com/donate or Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224.
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Arrangements in care of the Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home, 809 Main Street, Bentleyville, 724-239-2255.
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-9959
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation
4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224