Gary Francis, 52, passed away June 18, 2017, at Windber Hospice after a long battle with prostate cancer. Born January 10, 1965, in Johnstown, to parents Alexander III and Dorothy (Marcks) Reznak. Preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Samuel and Nellie Marcks, and paternal grandparents, Alexander Jr. and Pauline Reznak. Survived by parents, and daughters, Emma, Allyson and Sarah, all of North Carolina. Also survived by his brother, Ronald (Marge) Reznak, Akron, Ohio; his, sister Karen (Robert) Brownlee, Johnstown; and niece and goddaughter, Nicole (Thomas) Leslie, Johnstown. Also survived by special lifelong friends, Mark and Matt Averi, Charlotte, N.C., who were like brothers to Gary. Gary was a graduate of Greater Johnstown Vo-Tech, and served as a field services supervisor for Vector Security, Raleigh, N.C. His daughters were his life and he will be remembered as a very devoted father to them. At the request of the deceased, there will be no public viewing. A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 28, at Resurrection Parish, 324 Chestnut St., Johnstown, with the Rev. George Gulash, officiating. Arrangements are in the care of Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., 710 Broad St., Johnstown. Special thanks to the entire staff at Windber Hospice for their wonderful care. At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Gary's name to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963. Online condolences can be offered at fgozogfuneralhome.com.
Published on June 26, 2017