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July 5, 2014

Dr. Peter P. Fenchak

EBENSBURG — FENCHAK – Dr. Peter P., 85, Ebensburg, died July 4, 2014, at Windber Hospice.  Born Dec. 25, 1928, Wehrum, Pa., son of Joseph and Mary (Yanuda) Fenchak. Preceded in death by parents; son, Jeffrey; and brothers, Charles, John, George and Joseph; and sisters, Mary, Sophie, Anne and Irene.   Survived by his loving and devoted wife of 58 years, Barbara (Kirkpatrick); these children: Brian and Carolyn (Senf) Fenchack, Debbie and Larry Roussin, and Barry and Kathleen (Larsen) Fenchak; and nine grandchildren who loved their pappy very much. Brother of James and Helen. Dedicated 50 years to his veterinary practice, treating both large and small animals in many counties.  Pete was an avid outdoorsman and hunter. Boone and Crocket record holder North American Mountain Goat. Livestock judging national championship. Enjoyed the outdoors and landscaping his yard, garden and orchard.  Pete was a Penn State graduate and University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School graduate.  Pete was a lifelong Penn State fan. He was a member of the Safari Club and lifetime member of the NRA, Alpha Zeta at Penn State and Phi Zeta at Penn. He will be remembered most for his generosity and his kind heart.   A heartfelt thank you to Kara Sweringer and Barb Lindsey for their devoted care. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Matevish and Matevish Funeral Home, Ebensburg.  Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the United Church of Christ, Ebensburg, the Rev. Chuck Davis. Committal, Lloyd Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963 in Pete’s memory.

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