Martin John Horensky, 71, of North Huntingdon, passed away June 12, 2020 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. He was born July 24, 1948 in North Braddock, a son of the late Helen Mower Horensky. Prior to his retirement, Martin was a bricklayer and a member of The Lutheran Church of Our Saviour. Martin worked hard as an excellent bricklayer, enjoyed sports especially the Steelers, loved playing poker and gin rummy. He is preceded in death by his brother, Georgie Mowers; adopted family members, Michael and Edna Billick; and his beloved dog, Prince. He is survived by his lifelong family members, Carolyn "Bing" Sopko who chose him for a brother, Chuck and Debbie Jones, Kevin and Jen Jones and their children Hannah and Finn, Gloria Gould and her children, David and Jennifer, canine friend Boney Jones and feline friends, Lil One and Boomer. Close friends Joseph Suff, Nancy and Donald Simon and Guity Saleh.
Marty was kind and gentle, had a great sense of humor and was loved by many. He will be greatly missed and we know we will be reunited with him when it is our time. Friends will be received from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. Interment to follow in Long Run Cemetery. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com
Originally published June 19, 2020.