The Life of Vincent J Hudock Sr.

Vincent J. "Penner" Hudock Sr., 91, of New Philadelphia, passed away Nov. 5, 2021, peacefully at home.


Born on Sept. 15, 1930, in Branchdale, he was the son of the late Joseph Hudock Sr. and Mary Padelsky Hudock. He was a graduate of Reilly Township High School. He worked as a tanner at Garden State Tanning in Fleetwood until retiring.


He served honorably during the Korean War in the Army Tank Division.


He was a member of Holy Family and Holy Cross Church in New Philadelphia.


Penner was manager of the New Philadelphia Little League teams Austin's and Good Intent Fire Company from 1969-2013 (44 years). He is the manager with the most wins and championships for the New Philadelphia Little League. Most importantly, he influenced the children who played in the New Philadelphia Little League to be the best they could be in life.


After retirement, he was an adult altar server for weekday Masses at Holy Family and Holy Cross Church.


He was preceded in death by five siblings, Joseph Hudock Jr., William Hudock, Elizabeth Hoover, Catherine Slavickas and John "Jack" Hudock.


He was married for 63 years to the love of his life, Rena (Boran) Hudock, and is survived by his beloved sons, Vincent J. Hudock Jr. and Mark P. Hudock. He is survived by a brother, Gerald (spouse Diane), and nieces and nephews.


Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 19, at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, New Philadelphia, with the Rev. Ronald J. Minner as celebrant. Relatives and friends may call 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in Schuylkill Memorial Park. Thomas J. Bartashus Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Donations are requested to: Holy Cross Church, Pottsville Hillside SPCA and Good Intent Fire Company of New Philadelphia.

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United States Army
Army Tank Division