The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

July 1, 2014

Albert P. Colian Sr.

CRESSON — COLIAN – Albert P. Sr., 81, Cresson, died June 30, 2014, at UPMC Altoona. Born Jan. 2, 1933, in Cassandra, son of the late Alfred and Flora (Carratelli) Colian. Preceded in death by grandsons, Bevin Colian and Eric Colian; and sister, Josephine Harris. Survived by wife of 60 years, Dolores T. (Murray); children, Albert P. Jr. (JoAnn Klayko), Deborah Colian (Charles Eckenrode), Jeffrey M. Colian (Michele Hatch) and Anita Colian; grandchildren, Sarah, Mary Jo, Matthew, Greg, Jill, Jason and Nathan; and three great-grandsons. Also survived by sister, Lucy Cogan, and special nephew, Paul Cogan. Albie was a 1951 graduate of Cresson High School, where he excelled in football and wrestling. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, having served on the USS Olmstead APA-188. Albie was a Cresson Little League coach and officer, and was extremely proud that during his tenure, the Cresson team was the first Little League team in Cambria County to have a lighted field. Retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp., Johnstown, with 33 years of service. He served on Sankertown Borough Council for 28 years, and spent many hours in the garage crafting wood into gifts for his family that they will treasure forever. Member of Cresson American Legion, Sankertown VFW and Cresson Italian Club. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to   8 p.m. Thursday at Charles M. Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at noon Friday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, the Rev. Leo F. Arnone. Committal, church cemetery. Military graveside rites by Cresson American Legion, Sankertown VFW and other local veteran organizations.

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