SIDMAN — LAZOR – Joseph, 85, Sidman, died Aug. 23, 2013, at home. Born Dec. 4, 1927, in St. Michael, son of Nicholas and Catherine (Parimucha) Lazor. The last surviving member of his family, he was preceded in death by parents; wife, Margaret (Sekara), whom he married May 14, 1960, and died May 18, 2009; son, Gary F. Patrick; sisters, Catherine and Anne Lazor, Mary Yasenovsky, Martha Herko and Margaret Caper; and brothers, Nicholas Jr., George and Mike Lazor. Survived by children, Gail Margaret, wife of James Briley, Portland, Tenn.; and Stephen John Patrick, married to Margaret Rees, Zionsville, Ind.; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three great-great- grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Joe was a graduate of Adams-Summerhill High School, Class of 1945. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having received the Army of Occupation Medal for his service in Occupied Japan following World War II and was a veteran of the Korean War. After high school, he began working for the Pennsylvania Railroad and retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp. Member of the former St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church, South Fork, where he was a cantor and served on the church council, and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, St. Michael, where he had attended with his wife. Also a member of St. Michael American Legion Post 551. Former member of South Fork and Adams Township Lions Club. An athletic sports enthusiast, he played baseball in the Industrial League, tried out for the New York Yankees, coached girls softball and was an avid Pirates and Steelers fan. He also enjoyed bowling, playing cards, bingo, stock car racing and dancing polka to the music of the Johnstown Button Box. The family would like to thank Don Deyarmin, for the loyal friendship he shared with Joe and his wife. A special thanks to Oma Nida, Dustin Aikens and Tim Deyarmin for their years of care and support. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork, where Parastas will be sung at 7 p.m. A brief service will be held at the funeral home at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, followed by Divine Liturgy at 10:30 a.m. at SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Portage, the Rev. Father James Spontak. Committal, St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, St. Michael. Military graveside service by St. Michael American Legion Post 551. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
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