John Galusky

Obituary of John Louis Galusky

John Louis Galusky, 92, of McKinney Cave Road, Masontown, WV, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2024, at home surrounded by his loving family.


He was born in Canyon, WV, on July 21, 1931, a son of the late Louis and Clara (Zelinski) Galusky.


John proudly served his country in the United States Army. He worked for many years for the Cyphert family industry as a master fabricator until his retirement in August 1996. He enjoyed riding his 4-wheeler around the community, having a boat to cruise the waters, and hunting in his earlier years.


John is survived by his wife, Margaret "Peggy" Galusky; son, John Michael Galusky both of McKinney Cave Road in Masontown; daughter, Sharon Marie Galusky and wife, Sandy Burgess of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren, Emmye and Steve Wigg of Negaunee, MI, Sam and Ronnie Wiles of Masontown, Johnna and Levi Knotts of Fellowsville, J. Jospeh and Mary Galusky, both of Bretz; great-grandchildren, Cadence, Rowdy, Jameson, and Meadow Grey Wiles of Masontown, Mackenna Cooper of Oakland, MD and Arizona Knotts of Fellowsville, and Emil and Waino Wigg of Negaunee, MI.


In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by his brother, James Galusky; great-granddaughter, Charlize "Charlie" Wiles; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Niles and Mary Radabaugh; brother-in-laws, Louis Patrick Radabaugh, Brian Timothy Radabaugh, and Bob Polce; sister-in-laws, Sylvia Jane Radabaugh and Deborah Good Radabaugh; and nephews, Landin Baker, Bobby Polce and Marc Radabaugh.


Friends may call at the Field Funeral Home in Masontown, WV, on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, with a Prayer Vigil beginning at 7:30 pm. A Funeral Liturgy Outside of Mass will be held at the Field Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at 10:00 am, with Father Dominic Atishu as celebrant. Members of the Preston County Honor Guard and WVANG Honor Guard will provide full Military Honors before the Funeral Liturgy Outside of Mass. In honor of John's wishes, cremation services will follow.


In lieu of flowers, donations in John's memory may be made to your charity of choice.


The family would like to extend a special thank you to the caring Hospice staff, Ashley, Shelley, Debby, Dena, Tabitha, Lawrence, Dennis, and others who helped in the daily care of John and to Aimee Lipscomb from Home Instead.


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