PORTAGE — SLANOC– Thomas C., 85, Portage, passed away Jan. 25, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center. Born Dec. 19, 1928, in St. Michael, the son of Frank and Sylvia (Chulick) Slanoc. Deceased family members include his parents, and wife, Margaret Slanoc. Survived by son, Bruce Slanoc, Portage. Brother of Evan Slanoc, Milwaukee, Wis. U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Retired from BethEnergy Mine 33, Ebensburg. He enjoyed playing golf and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Friends received from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Father Andrew Draper, celebrant. Entombment, Sacred Heart Mausoleum, Portage.