John R. "Spike" Orenyak, Jr.

John R. "Spike" Orenyak, Jr.[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1911 - 1947  (35 years)

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  • Name John R. "Spike" Orenyak 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Nickname Spike 
    Born 6 Mar 1911  Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Census 15 Jan 1920  Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 10 Apr 1930  Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1947  Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Died 1947  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10
    FamilySearch ID LJX9-5L5 
    Buried St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, North Versailles, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I3262  Wendel Voigt Family Tree
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2013 

    Father John Orenyak, Sr.,   b. 12 Mar 1885, Austria-Hungary Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1952, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Anna Ivan,   b. 5 May 1891, Austria-Hungary Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1967, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 31 Aug 1909  St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, McKeesport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 1. John R. "Spike" Orenyak, Jr. 
    2. Bertha Orenyak   b. 18 NOV 1912, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania;   d. 22 JAN 1989, McKeesport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania; 
    3. Emil Orenyak   b. 6 SEP 1914, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania;   d. 25 OCT 1986, McKeesport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania; 
    4. George R. Orenyak   b. 18 AUG 1917, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania;   d. 1 MAR 1968, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania; 
    5. Alice Orenyak   b. 7 DEC 1919, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania;   d. 16 FEB 1997, McKeesport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania; 
    6. Edward "Eddie" Orenyak   b. 26 MAR 1923, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania;   d. 28 DEC 2014, Citrus Memorial Hospital, Inverness, Citrus Co., Florida; 
    7. Charles "Chuckie" Orenyak   b. 1923, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania;   d. 1957, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania; 
    Family ID F1414  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth A. "Betty" Lipchak,   b. 16 Oct 1915,   d. 6 Nov 1982, Castle Shannon, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [2, 11, 12
    Children 
     1. Carol A. Orenyak
    +2. Diane E. Orenyak
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F1426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Mar 1911 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 15 Jan 1920 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 Apr 1930 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1947 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1947 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, North Versailles, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S609] Family Information from Arlene Lichalk Barth [Orenyak Family], [Orenyak p. 1].
      John died from Leukemia.

      Date: 29 December 1992
    2. [S596] Letter from Lorraine Orenyak, [Orenyak pp. 3-8].
      Date: 20 March 1993
    3. [S600] Headstone Inscription:St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, McKeesport, Pen.
      Father; John R. Orenyak Jr. 1911-1947
      Date: 28 July 2003
    4. [S621] Obituary of John Orenyak Jr., [Orenyak p. 14].
    5. [S607] 1930 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co. PA, Glassport, Roll T626_1964, E.D. 613, p. 11A, image 350, lines 37-45.
      Date: 10 April 1930
    6. [S608] 1920 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co. PA, McKeesport, Roll T625_1512, E.D. 118, p. 28B, image 56 of 66, lines 59-65.
      Date: 15 January 1920
    7. [S608] 1920 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co. PA, McKeesport, Roll T625_1512, E.D. 118, p. 28B, image 56 of 66, lines 59-65.
      John Benyak [Male,White,36,married, immegrated 1909, alien, not in school, can read, can write, place of birth: Slovakia, language Slovak, father birth Slovakia, father language Slovak, mother birth Slovakia, mother language Slovak, can speak English, occupation Fireman, industry Stationary];
      wife Anna [Female,White,25,married, immegrated 1903, alien, not in school, can read, can write, place of birth: Slovakia, language Slovak, father birth Slovakia, father language Slovak, mother birth Slovakia, mother language Slovak, can speak English];
      son John [Male,White,8,single, in school, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Slovakia, father language Slovak, mother birth Slovakia, mother language Slovak];
      daughter Bertha [Female,White,7,single, in school, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Slovakia, father language Slovak, mother birth Slovakia, mother language Slovak];
      son Emil [Male,White,8,single, not in school, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Slovakia, father language Slovak, mother birth Slovakia, mother language Slovak];
      son George [Male,White,2 5/12,single, not in school, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Slovakia, father language Slovak, mother birth Slovakia, mother language Slovak];
      daughter Alice [Female,White, 1/12,single, not in school, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Slovakia, father language Slovak, mother birth Slovakia, mother language Slovak];
      Date: 15 January 1920
    8. [S607] 1930 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co. PA, Glassport, Roll T626_1964, E.D. 613, p. 11A, image 350, lines 37-45.
      John Orenyak [Male,White,42,married, age first married: 24, attended school: no, can read & write: yes, place of birth: Czechoslavakia, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia, language: Slovak, year of immegration 1906, naturalized, can speak English, occupation: Blacksmith, industry: Glass House];
      wife Anna [Female,White,38,married, age first married: 17, attended school: no, can read & write: no, place of birth: Czechoslavakia, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia, language: Slovak, year of immegration 1903, naturalized, can speak English, occupation: none];
      son John [Male,White,19,single, attended school: no, can read & write: yes, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia, can speak English, occupation: Carry-in, industry: Glass House];
      daughter Bertha [Female,White,17,single, attended school: no, can read & write: yes, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia, can speak English, occupation: Wife Ware, industry: Glass House];
      son Emil [Male,White,15,single, attended school: yes, can read & write: yes, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia, can speak English];
      son George [Male,White,13,single, attended school: yes, can read & write: yes, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia, can speak English];
      daughter Alice [Female,White,10,single, attended school: yes, can read & write: yes, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia, can speak English];
      son Edward [Male,White,7,single, attended school: yes, can read & write: blank, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia];
      son Charles [Male,White,5,single, attended school: no, can read & write: blank, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia]
      Date: 10 April 1930
    9. [S621] Obituary of John Orenyak Jr., [Orenyak p. 14].
      Gives address as 934 Indiana Ave., Glassport.
    10. [S621] Obituary of John Orenyak Jr., [Orenyak p. 14].
      John Orenyak Jr.
      John "Spike" Orenyak Jr., 36, of 934 Indiana Ave., Glassport, died yesterday morning at the Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh. Employed in the Bridge Maintenance Department of Allegheny County, he was a member of the St. Nicholas Greek Rite Roman Catholic Church. He wsa born on March 6, 1911, in Glassport, the son of John and Anna Ivan Orenyak of Glassport.
      Service are listed for today at 7 p.m. at his late home, where friends are being received, and a blessing service will be held on Thursday at 8 a.m., followed by requiem high mass at 9 a.m. at the St. Nicholas Church. The Rev. Michael G. Pipik will officiate, and interment will be in the St. Nicholas Cemetery.
      In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Betty Lipchak Orenyak; two daughter, Carol and Diane at home; four brothers, George of Clairton and Emil, Edward, and Charles at home; and two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Lichalk of McKeesort and Alice at home.
    11. [S643] Obituary of Elizabeth Orenyak, [Orenyak p. 14].
      Date: 20 March 1993
    12. [S621] Obituary of John Orenyak Jr., [Orenyak p. 14].
      Date: 20 March 1993




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