PAVELKO – Frank P., 82, of Cherry Tree, died Thursday, June 5, 2008, at Miners Medical Center, Hastings. Born March 8, 1926, in Barnesboro, son of Anthony and Suzanna (Siemon) Pavelko. Preceded in death by parents and brothers, Steve, Joseph, Cyril and Anthony Pavelko. Survived by wife of 57 years, Josephine C. (Matko) Pavelko, whom he married May 26, 1951; sons, Frank M. Pavelko, and wife, Paula, Ebensburg, and Thomas A. Pavelko, and wife, Jane, Cherry Tree; grandchildren, Michele Buterbaugh, and husband, Jeff, Cherry Tree; Carol Pavelko, Portage; Ellen Phillips, Ebensburg; and Patti Keener, and husband, Tim, Carrolltown; great-grandchildren, Sarah Elizabeth and Thomas James Buterbaugh; Franklin Banfer; Alyssa and Augusta Phillips; Tabatha Fletcher, and husband, Shawn; and Krystal and Meagen Keener; and great-great-grandchildren, Zaine and Bradon Fletcher. Also survived by siblings, Helen Burns, Orlando, Fla.; Margaret Jones, Deckerville, Mich.; Ann Oliver, Wilmington, N.C.; Mary Drahnak, Hastings; and Edward Pavelko, Rehoboth Beach, Del. Mr. Pavelko served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the American Legion Post in Northern Cambria. He attended St. John the Baptist Church in Northern Cambria and the Church of the Resurrection in Heilwood. Mr. Pavelko worked in the TV department of Wolfe’s Furniture in Barnesboro prior to owning and operating Frank’s TV Sales and Service from 1962-1982. In respect of Mr. Pavelko’s request, there will be no visitation. Private arrangements are being handled by the Rairigh Funeral Home Ltd., Hillsdale.
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