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Andrew Orenish

May 7, 1937 — September 11, 2020

Andrew Orenish, 83, of Latrobe (Unity Twp.), passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loved ones on Sept. 11, 2020.  He was born May 7, 1937 in Monongahela, PA to the late Andrew and Anna (Polochak) Orenish.  He was a retired Tug Worker, having worked on many river boats and barges from Pittsburgh to New Orleans.  He was a member of St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Bradenville, PA.  He was a skilled novelty woodworker and produced many artistic items and religious pictures.  He was an excellent dancer and loved polka and country music.  He was a fierce poker player who loved fishing and hunting and enjoyed CB and Ham Radio operation in his younger years.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother John Orenish.  He is survived by his beloved and longtime dance partner Mary Ann Hamilton; as well as his extended family Karen and Stanley Glamp and their children Stanton, Zachary, and Lucas; Barbara Hamilton and her daughter Sarah; Charles Hamilton and his son Matthew, and Lisa Marie Hamilton.  Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at the FREDERICK FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1543 Ligonier St., Latrobe, PA 15650. Panachida service will be held Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 at 10:30 AM in the funeral home  with the Divine Liturgy to follow at 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Bradenville, PA.  Current Department of Health guidelines recommend no more than 25 people in the funeral home at one time. Please follow this and all other recommendations while attending visitation and funeral services.  Interment will follow at St. Mary's Byzantine Cemetery, Bradenville, PA.  Memorial contributions can be made in his name to St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Bradenville, PA.  To purchase flowers or send condolences visit

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Monday, September 14, 2020

6:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Frederick Funeral Home, Inc.

1543 Ligonier Street, Latrobe, PA 15650

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Divine Liturgy

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church

112 Saint Marys Way, Bradenville, PA 15620

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