Miner’s First Name:   Stanley
Miner’s Middle Name:   Albert
Miner’s Last Name:   Meholchick
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Birth Place of Miner:   Ashley, PA
Miner’s Country:   USA
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Miner Information:
Worked at Glen Alden Coal Company starting at the age of 10 as a Breaker Boy; then worked as a miner and in various other positions within the company until 1965. He was diagnosed with Black Lung. As STATE REPRESENTATIVE for the 117th District of Luzerne County for 16 years he passed legislation to help miners and for the cleaning up of the culm banks; he was a champion of the hard working miners.

Place & Manner of Miner’s Death:   Died at Mercy Hospital after suffering a heart attack at his home
Died:   August 20, 1998
Birth Date:   January 1, 1917

Married:   yes
Place Miner Was Married:   Holy Family Church, Sugar Notch, PA

Wife’s Name:   Viola
Wife’s Middle Name:   
Wife’s Last Name:   Rovinski
Birth Place of Wife:   Ashley, PA
Wife’s Country:   USA
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Place & Manner of Wife’s Death:   Heart Attack at her home in Ashley, PA, and taken to the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital
Died:   May 9, 1969
Birth Date:   January 6, 1917

Number of Children:   6

Child Name 1:   Margaret
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Child’s Last Name:   Michalczyk
Birth Date:   February 21, 1942

Child Name 2:   Paulette
Child’s Middle Name:   Marie
Child’s Last Name:   Michalczyk
Birth Date:   December 6, 1943

Child Name 3:   Stanley
Child’s Middle Name:   Paul
Child’s Last Name:   Meholchick
Birth Date:   December 9, 1944

Child Name 4:   Violet
Child’s Middle Name:   Anne
Child’s Last Name:   Mehoclchick
Birth Date:   April 23, 1947

Child Name 5:   Bernice
Child’s Middle Name:   Helen
Child’s Last Name:   Meholchick
Birth Date:   August 27,1953

Child Name 6:   George
Child’s Middle Name:   James
Child’s Last Name:   Meholchick
Birth Date:   October 6, 1957

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Author’s Name:   Bernice
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Author’s Last Name:   Pierce
Relationship to Miner:   Daughter