75, Duncansville, passed away November 3, 2017, surrounded by family at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born October 4, 1942, in Spangler. Preceded in death by mother, Elizabeth Lecorchick and sister, Rose D'Angelo. Survived by loving wife of 46 years, Germaine "Gerri" (Yuhas) Lewin; son, Richard Zimmerman, Pittsburgh and daughter, Lisa, wife of Ronald Bickel, Duncansville; and grandchildren, Jacquilyn Rose, R.J. Bickel and Shelby Bickel; and great-grandson DJ. Also survived by brother, Steven Ropchak, New Castle. Jack was the manager of Chatnam's Grocery Store, former manager of Martin's Food Store and the former owner/operator of the "Blue Goose" Bar and Restaurant in Nicktown. Together with his wife, Jack was the operator of the Spangler Youth Baseball Organization summer concession stand for many years where they enjoyed being a part of the lives of many local children and families involved in youth sports. Friends will be received from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friday, November 10, and 9:00 a.m. until service at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 11 at Moriconi Funeral Home, Inc., Northern Cambria.
Published on November 6, 2017