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Obituary for Walter E. "James" Guzako

GUZAKO – Walter E. “James”, 94, Boswell, died April 4, 2020 at his home. Born December 19, 1925 in Somerset. Son of Walter and Catherine (Stetz) Guzako. Preceded in death by parents; wife Geraldine V. (Fertick) Lautenbacher-Guzako; sisters Millie Samole, Rose Lepley and Mary Stevens and brothers Theodore, Steve, Edward and Stanley. Survived by step sons Robert, John and Louis Lautenbacher; 5 step grandchildren; 3 step great grandchildren; 1 step great great grandchild and sister Stella Matheny. A U.S. Navy and Army veteran of WWII. Retired self-employed carpenter. Member of Jenner Rod & Gun Club and Boswell American Legion. Walter enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and hiking. No viewing or service will be held. Arrangements by Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Boswell. In lieu of flowers, donations in Walter’s memory may be sent to Helping Hands Food Pantry, PO Box 122, Boswell, PA 15531. To express condolences or make a donation visit