The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

February 12, 2014

Chester H. Sewalk


GEISTOWN — SEWALK – Chester H., 98, Geistown, died Feb. 11, 2014, at his daughter’s residence. Born June 12, 1915, in Johnstown, son of Michael and Franczeska (Kozwaska) Sewalk. Preceded in death by parents; wife, former Stella Francek; brothers, Michael, Henry and Edward; and sisters, Gladys, Sophie Grata, Stella DiFillipo and Mary Garguilo. Survived by children, Chester Robert (Mary Jane Stager), Sidman; and Kathleen M. Sewalk, Johnstown. Also survived by grandchildren, Chester J. (Sarah Elert), Stephen (Kerry Dusack) and Theresa (Jason Hutzel); and great-grandchildren, Josh, Jacob, Marlee Jane and Olivia Sewalk; and Dalton and Madison Hutzel. Brother of Carl, Elizabeth, N.J. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church and former member of the former Assumption BVM Church, Conemaugh. He served as Scout Master of Troop 25. Retired from Bethlehem Mines. Friends received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills, 2503 Bedford St., where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Benedict Church, Father David Peles, celebrant. Committal, St. Joseph Mausoleum.

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