John J. Troyak, 94 of Jackson, Tenn, formerly of Russellton, West Deer Township, died Sunday October 20, 2019 at the Tenn. State Veteran’s Home in Humbolt, Tenn. He was born December 5, 1924 in Russellton to the late Joseph and Karoline (Kapera) Troyak. John worked over 40 years as a maintenance worker for PPG Industries. He served his country during WWII as a corpsman achieving the rank of Private First Class. He was a member of Transfiguration R.C. Church, Russellton, the PNA, VFW in West Deer and the American Legion. He enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his daughter Carol (Ron) Stello of Jackson, Tenn, granddaughters Kimberly Stello of Jackson, Tenn and Sherri Smith of Louisville, KY and 7 great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Helen (Gladowski) Troyak, his brothers Frank and Stanley Troyak and his sisters Catherine Smutek and Josephine Kravenko.
Family will receive friends Sunday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer Twp., where parting prayers will be conducted Monday 9 am. Catholic Funeral mass will follow in Transfiguration R.C. Church, with the Rev. James P. Holland, officiating. He will be laid to rest next to his wife in Deer Creek Cemetery, Harmar. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15205. View obituary online and leave condolences at www.siwicki-yanickofh.com.
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320 Bilmar Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15205