"Crow", 92, Jerome, died May 14, 2017, at Arbutus Park Manor, Johnstown. Born September 22, 1924 in Jerome. Son of Julius and Marcella (Tenzyk) Runtz. Preceded in death by parents; sisters Eleanor, Mary, JoAnn and Frances and brothers Frank, Ted and Bernard "Bunce". Survived by sister Bernice Pelesky, Michigan; special great nephew and niece, Chris and Carol (Drummond) Lasky, Boswell, and his pride and joy, great-great niece, Hannah and great-great nephew, Noah "Bud". A graduate of Conemaugh Township Area High School. Retired employee of Bethlehem Steel Corp., Johnstown. Member of St. Anne Catholic Church, Davidsville; S.O.A.R.; Jerome Nest 556 Polish Falcons of America and Jerome Sportsmen. Crow enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening, having been well known for his garlic. He also enjoyed watching baseball, especially Hannah and Noah and was a former PIAA umpire. Viewing from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 109 Church Road, Davidsville where a vigil for the deceased will be held 5 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anne Catholic Church, Davidsville with Rev. Fr. Karl Kolodziejski, celebrant. Committal Holy Cross Cemetery, Jerome. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
Published on May 15, 2017