The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

February 2, 2013

Wayne N. Fyock Sr.


The Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN — FYOCK– Wayne N. Sr., 81, Johnstown, died Feb. 2, 2013, at home. Born May 29, 1931, in Johnstown, son of Ralph and Tilley (Yoder) Fyock. Preceded in death by parents; infant brother; first wife, June (Croyle); and infant grandson, Keith Fyock. He is survived by wife, Carol (Edwards-Knipple) Fyock, Johnstown; children, Wayne N. Jr., married to Gayle (Allison), Johnstown, and Wanda K., wife of Jeffrey Bright, Johnstown; stepchildren, Cindy (Knipple-Howard), wife of Kenn Leap Jr., Johnstown, and D. Mark Knipple, married to Dawn (McGinchley-Phillips), Browns Mills, N.J.; grandson, Justin Fyock, Pittsburgh; stepgrandchildren, Courtney (Howard), wife of Bob Smith, Summerhill; Carey (Howard), wife of Ryan Chiodo, Johnstown; Ryan and Dorothy Knipple, Lanoka Harbor, N.J.; and Jeremiah, Kristen, Sarah and Erin Phillips; great-grandsons, Bradley and Wesley Smith and Damian and Dominic Chiodo; and step-great-granddaughter, Taylor, New Jersey. Also loved by three stepgrandchildren, six step-great-grandchildren; sister, Helen (Fyock), wife of James Ament, Lititz; and numerous nieces and nephews. Wayne was a graduate of Franklin High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War from 1952-54. Wayne retired from Iron City Sash and Door Company, Windber. He was a lifelong member of Locust Grove Church of the Brethren, Johnstown, where he served as a lifetime deacon and taught adult Sunday school. Wayne was a quiet man who enjoyed gospel music and his family, friends and the “nephews” that were always at his home. Friends will be received from 1 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, the Rev. Michael Christine and the Rev. Jack Heller officiating. Private inurnment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. At Wayne’s request, contributions can be directed to Locust Grove Church of the Brethren, 1421 Clapboard Run Road, Johnstown, Pa 15904 in his memory. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.


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