The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

February 11, 2014

John W. Slezak


JOHNSTOWN — SLEZAK – John W. “N.Y. John,” 61, Johnstown, died Feb. 10, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born July 21, 1952, in Jackson Heights (Queens), N.Y., son of the late John and Helen (Sabo) Slezak. John shared in a loving union of 25 years with Michelle Smith, and her family, Aunt Joann, Jan Borsek, Frank Boyd and Neil Penrod, and their families; sister, Patricia Buttenhoff, and her son, Bill Pesek, and family; and sister, Sophie Carroll, and son, John J. Slezak. John was a driver for Bio Test Medical. He loved music and attended Woodstock in 1969; everything New York, including the Yankees, Jets and Katzs; and loved Pennsylvania for the fishing and outdoors. He will be loved and missed by many friends. At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 146 Chandler Ave., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at

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