The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

October 20, 2013

Knazes note 5th anniversary


Submitted to The Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN — Mr. and Mrs. Steve Knaze of Johnstown have noted their fifth wedding anniversary.

Mr. Knaze and the former Natalia Zhelizniak were married Oct. 17, 2008, at Resurrection of Christ Church, Foroz, Ukraine.

Mr. Knaze was born May 9, 1951, in Johnstown, son of Stephen and Mary Ann (Homola) Knaze.

Mrs. Knaze was born Feb. 9, 1979, in Sevastopol, Ukraine, daughter of Nikoli and Zina Zhelizniak.

Mr. Knaze is the former owner of Golden State Roofing and Construction, Santa Rosa, Calif.

He is a lector and Eucharistic minister and is active with the Knights of Columbus.

Mrs. Knaze is a local caregiver for the elderly.

She enjoys sewing, knitting, designing clothes, cooking, baking and helping people and is a Eucharistic minister.

The Knazes enjoy motorcycle riding, traveling, hunting, fishing, nature walks and are Steelers fans.

They are the parents and stepparents of four children: Margy of Salix; Stephen III

of California; Maryann of El Paso, Texas; and Lana of Johnstown.

There are six grandchildren and stepgrandchildren: Kiara, Ariona, Demetrius, Thierry, Sebastion and Mason.