Peter P. Ganovsky, age 92, husband of Vera (Kazmirchuk) Ganovsky, of Swamp Pike, New Hanover Twp., died Friday at PMMC. Born in Torrington Conn., he was the son of the late John and Pauline (Burica) Ganovsky. He worked at Dana Corp., in Pottstown for 43 years, before retiring in 1976.
He was a member of New Hanover Lutheran Church, Gilbertsville, where he served on the church Consistory. He was past chairman of the New Hanover Twp., Board of Supervisor’s, served on the Boyertown School Board for 22 years, and was a member of Boyertown Masonic Lodge #741, and a 32 degree member of Lodge Chapter Consistory, Scottish Rite, Valley of Reading. He was also a member of the NRA, and a 40 year charter member of the Boyertown Lion’s Club, life member of the New Hanover Fire Co, Gilbertsville Fire Co., and the Sassamansville Fire Co. He was a member of the Lower Pottsgrove Sportsmans Assoc., where he served as the hunter safety instructor for 35 years, along with being a member of the Lower Merion Gun Club, Boyertown Rod & Gun Club, Douglas Rod & Gun Club, Great Swamp Fish Game & Forrestry Assoc., past board member of the Board Directors of the American Red Cross, Pottstown, and Chairman of the Dana Corp. Retiree’s Pottstown. Hunting and fishing was his life, and what he enjoyed the most.
Surviving with his wife is a daughter, Roberta M. Ganovsky, of Gilbertsville, and a son, Robert L. husband of Carol (Epps) Ganovsky, of Royersford, along with a brother, Daniel W. Ganovsky, of Spring City, and a grandson, John Paul Ganovsky, of Pittsburgh, and three great grandchildren, Peter, Isabelle, and Alex Ganovsky. He was pre-deceased by two sisters, Esther Plotts, and Anna Grady, and a brother, John Ganovsky.
Funeral services will be 11 AM Tuesday in New Hanover Lutheran Church, 2941 Lutheran Rd., Gilbertsville, with the Rev. Thomas Lang, and the Rev. Susan Lynch, officiating. Burial will be in the Church cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday from 10 to 11 AM, at the church. Masonic services will be held just prior to the church service.
Contributions may be made in his memory to: New Hanover Lutheran Church, Memorial Fund, 2941 Lutheran Rd., Gilbertsville, Pa. 19525.