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March 26, 2014

Cornelius F. Pavlock

NORTHERN CAMBRIA — PAVLOCK – Cornelius F. “Neal,” 92, Northern Cambria, died March 25, 2014, at home. Born Dec. 12, 1921, in Barnesboro, son of  Martin B. and Mary (Ambro) Pavlock. Preceded in death by parents and brothers, Tech. Sgt. Martin Eugene, who was killed in action in World War II, and L. James. Survived by sister, Althea Mary Laurito, and brother, Dr. Dewey B. Pavlock, both of Northern Cambria; sister-in-law, Gladys Pavlock; and nieces and nephews, Tim Laurito, James Pavlock, Tom Pavlock, Dana Bonanno (Pavlock), Linda Laird (Pavlock), Drew Pavlock, Joe Pavlock and Mark Pavlock. Neal was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran of World War II, where he received military honors for American Area Campaign Medal, European African Middle Eastern Area Campaign Medal and Coast Guard Good Conduct Medal. Retired educator and teacher for Northern Cambria School District. Member of Pennsylvania Association of School Retiree’s (PSAR), where he was past secretary and a by-laws chair of Cambria County Chapter. Member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, where he sang in the choir, and was a collections certifier. Member of Barnesboro Council 227 Knights of Columbus, where he served as treasurer. He was an avid golfer and a lifetime member of Cambrian Hills Golf Course. He was instrumental in Barnesboro Little League formation, where he was formerly active as coach. Neal was very  active in veterans organizations. Friends received from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Long-Contres Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria, where vigil for the deceased will be held and where Knights of Columbus service will be held at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Father Larry Lacovic. Committal, St. Joe’s Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted at the church. Family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 811 Chestnut Ave., Northern Cambria, Pa. 15714, or St. Joe’s Cemetery, P.O. Box 121, Carrolltown, Pa. 15722.

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