Ambrose J. Polena, 82, of Cabot passed away on January 19, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Hospice Unit at Concordia Lutheran Ministries, surrounded by his loving family.
Born April 17, 1938 in Valencia, PA, he was the son of Ambrose C. Polena and Severina M. Rubrecht Polena.
Ambrose served in the US Air Force. He worked as a welder for Pullman-Standard until it closed and then managed a horse breeding farm in Cabot. He was a member St. Luke Lutheran Church in Cabot and the Bakerstown American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, going to his camp in Clearfield County, fixing things and his Wheel Horse tractors.
Surviving are his wife, Arlene (Rearick) Polena, whom he married January 17, 1964, his daughter, Cheryl (John) Grossi of Cabot, his son, Michael J. (Jayme) Polena of Sarver, two brothers, Paul (Christina) Terek of Allison Park and Martin (Rosa) Terek of South Dakota, his sister, Dolores Terek of Lexington, KY, 5 grandchildren, Geoffrey W. (Tracey) Miller, Jr., Shelbee L. Polena, Victory J. Michalski, Kaylee M. Polena and Nash A. Michalski, 2 great-granddaughters, Adalyn A. Miller and Clara D. Miller.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his step-father, Michael Terek and one sister, Rose (Polena) Bailey
There will be no visitation. A private family service will be held at the St. Luke Lutheran Church. Interment will be in the St. Luke Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the St. Luke Lutheran Church 330 Hannahstown Road Cabot, PA.
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