Richard John Hornak

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Richard John Hornak, 89, died on January 26, 2019. He was born on July 4, 1929 in Pittsburgh, son of the late John J. and Anna M. Hornak. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Agnes H. (Kuchel) Hornak; his twin daughters, Marcie Reese (Barry), Cheryl Saylor (Michael); and grandchildren, Christopher (Dana), Claire, Dylan (Anastasia) and Evan; and one great-grandson, Axel. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Dr. Robert A. Hornak. Richard proudly served in the US Navy and graduated from Duquesne University. For most of his working years, he was employed by Westinghouse as an industrial engineer. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying both hunting and fishing. The Lake Erie family cottage brought him great joy for over 50 years. He spent every summer weekend there with his Crooked Creek family of friends and called it the "most beautiful place on earth." Visitation and interment will be private. Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.

Originally published January 29, 2019.

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