Wurm-Arthur Anthony “Art”, 80, Nanty Glo, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 13, 2022 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born June 23, 1942, in Johnstown. Son of the late Claire and Elaine (Millward) Wurm. Preceded in death by infant granddaughter Elizabeth Stever and brother-in law Chris McDermott. Art is survived by his wife of 59 years Louise (Little) Wurm. Children Garry (Jacqueline) Wurm, Kim (Richard) Stever and Jennifer (Anthony) Warynovich, III. Grandchildren Richard and Olivia Stever, Isaac and Jack Wurm, and Drew and Zoie Warynovich. Sister Claire Ann McDermott. Member of St. Mary’s Church, Nanty Glo. Served on the Blacklick Valley School Board for 26 years and served as and was the current president for 22 years. He was on the Admiral Peary School Board and Joint Operating Committee for over 24 years. He was coach of the St. Francis Men’s Golf Team, where he was named Northeast Conference Men’s Golf Coach of the year in 2006. He was a long-time member of the Away Golf League and Pleasant Valley Senior League. Art was a volunteer assistant coach of the Blacklick Valley Girls’ Softball Team for 25 seasons. Art’s proudest accomplishment was his family, he never missed activities of his children and his grandchildren and was often first to arrive. Art was truly committed to his family, community, and school district. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2-8PM at Bowser Ondriezek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Nanty Glo. Funeral Mass will be Saturday, 11AM, at St. Mary’s Church, Nanty Glo, Fr. Leonard Voytek, the Celebrant. Interment to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made the Blacklick Valley Student Activity Fund, in Art’s Memory.
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