David Allen Bohanick

David Allen BohanickDavid Allen Bohanick, 62, of Mount Joy, passed away peacefully Monday in Mount Joy.

Born in Portsmouth, Va., Aug. 12, 1953, he was a son of Katie Sue Gates Bohanick, Pensacola, Fla., and the late Leo Bohanick.

He was a expert welder having worked in the construction industry and was a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 520 of Harrisburg.

David loved shooting pool, hunting, fishing and creating ornamental metal works.

Surviving, in addition to his mother, are a son, David J. Bohanick, Selinsgrove; a daughter, Jennifer L. McGinley and her husband, Brian, Pottsville; seven brothers, Leo Ronald Bohanick and his wife, Linda, Maple Valley, Wash., Joseph Bohanick, Tucson, Ariz., Gary Bohanick and his wife, Charlotte, Wernersville, Ben Bohanick and his wife, Charlotte, Lucedale, Miss., Russell Bohanick, Pensacola, Fla., Brian Randall Bohanick and his wife, Lisa, Mount Joy, Jeffrey Bohanick, Shenandoah and Angela Bohanick, Helena, Miss.; his long-term companion, Jean Nuss, Mount Joy; twin grandchildren, Heidi and Holis McGinley; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews; cousins and his faithful dog, “Patches”.

A religious service will be held at noon Wednesday at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah. The Rev. Ben Bohanick will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. Relatives and friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the funeral home.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah, is in charge of the arrangements.

David Allen Bohanick Has 8 Condolences Posted:

  1. Jeff and Karolyn (Nuss) Waller says:

    Our deepest sympathy to the Bohanick family and Jean. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss in the passing of your loved one. Dave’s kind soul and gentle spirit touched so many and will never be forgotten. May the peace of the Lord be with you.

  2. J. Moore (Volunteer) says:

    To the Family of David Allen Bohanick,
    So sorry to learn about the loss of your Dear Loved One, David. Please know that so many people share your grief with you to help you through this difficult time of sorrow. Please accept my deepest condolences as we await the time when Christ Jesus will awaken all of those who have fallen asleep in death; including your Beloved, David.
    (John 11:41-44)

  3. Barbara McCabe says:

    Our deepest sympathies for the loss of David to his family. I know he will be truly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. l

  4. Wayne Agnew says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Dave was my teammate for many years in the Lancaster County Eight Ball League. He was always a top contender and we were proud to have him on our team. Rest in peace.
    Your friend,
    Wayne Agnew

  5. Louise Nuss says:

    My deepest heartfelt sympathies to the Bohanick family&Jean, my sister&Patches, their faithful dog. Jean&Dave loved taking the dog to Little Chiques Park to run around and play.On one of my visits to my sister ,I remember taking a long ride to the Red Rose Bar where Dave played pool and we sang to the music. Thanks for caring,sharing and loving the moment we were in! May God carry you to Heaven in a chariot embellished with Red Roses,sweet country lullaby songs and the faces of loved ones; as you enter your resting place. All my Love and Fellowship, XOXO Louise Nuss

  6. Denis Ginder says:

    Blessings and sympathies to all of the Bohanick family .
    Dave , will always be in our hearts and minds, with memories of times spent with him. May you find comfort in Dave’s everlasting peace .
    Thoughts and prayers are with you . Denis Ginder

  7. Peggy Twardzik says:

    Dear Jenny and Davie,
    My sincere sympathy on the loss of your Dad. He really loved you when you were little and living next door to me on the Heights.
    You are in my thoughts and prayers.Peggy

  8. Sandy Allard says:

    My deepest sympathy on the loss of David. He will truly be missed as I know he so generously touched all of your lives. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. May God help you find peace and comfort as you move forward. David is safe in God’s arms and will enjoy eternal happiness. Love, your cousin, Sandy.