VROBEL – John Jr., 60, formerly of Mount Hope, died March 1, 2008, in Salisbury, Mass. Born Feb. 10, 1948, in Johnstown, son of John Sr. and Eva (Michalick) Vrobel. Preceded in death by parents, John Vrobel Sr., who died Aug. 11, 1985, and Eva Vrobel, who died Feb. 14, 2007; and sister, Claudia Vrobel. Survived by wife, Patricia (Tomashunas); former wife, Margaret Vrobel of Portage; son, John Joseph Vrobel of Portage; brother, Walter Vrobel, married to Sylvia Drozdik, Goode, Va.; and nieces, Katherine and Stephanie Vrobel, Goode, Va.; also favorite aunt, Olga Kubinsky, and cousin, John E. Kubinsky, both of Johnstown. John was a graduate of Adams-Summerhill High School and Electronics Institute, Pittsburgh. He was retired from Digital Equipment. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, guitarist and raised Labrador retrievers. As wished, John will be cremated with his ashes spread in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Massachusetts. No memorial service in Massachusetts is planned. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 427 First St., Conemaugh, Pa. 15909.

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