John  Romanchock


Romanchock, John, Jr., 90, Elton Heights died June 7, 2019 at Arbutus Manor and Retirement Center. Born Nov. 1, 1928 in Cairnbrook son of the late John and Catherine (Polinski) Romanchock. Also preceded in death by first wife former Ellen Zino, brothers Charles & Theodore, and sister Dorothy Dooley. Survived by 2nd wife former Genevieve "Choochie" (Tantorno) Baldwin-Romanchock; children: Jack (Deborah) Romanchock, Camus, WA, Charles (Marilyn) Romanchock, Everett, Michele (Jim) Ross, Lancaster, Kathleen (Dan) Krestar, Sidman, & Mark (Ursula Edwards), Houston. Also survived by step-son Harry (Cindy) Baldwin, Windber,
10 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, eight step-great grandchildren, and two step-great, great grandchildren. Brother of Thomas Romanchock, Duncansville, & James (Barbara) Romanchock, Rockville, MD. Brother-in-law to Frances Romanchock, Grand Island, NY., and numerous nieces and nephews. John was a retired industrial arts teacher at Forest Hills High School, Navy veteran of WW II and Korean War, avid hunter, fisherman, and storyteller. Member of St. Michael American Legion and former member of Adams Twp. Lions Club. Member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Windber where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Fr. Rod Soha, TOR. Committal St. Anthony Mausoleum, Windber with military graveside rite by St. Michael American Legion Ritual Team. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home, Inc., Windber where vigil for the deceased will be held.
Published on June 8, 2019
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8 posts

Sue McDaniel and family
Jun 15, 2019
So sorry to hear of your loss. Love and prayers to all.
Allison Haer
Jun 12, 2019
Even though I had only worked on the Doerr unit a handful of times I loved talking with John. He was such a nice man and he told the best stories. God bless his family and give them peace during this time.
Donna Seraski
Jun 11, 2019
John brought so much wisdom and laughter to all of us at Arbutus. He was a great man. He will be so missed. R.I.P
Becky Griffith
Jun 10, 2019
We are going to miss "Big John" so much. He added many exciting story telling adventures to the Glass dining room. And, I will never look at garlic powder the same way, He loved it on all most everything! Love and prayers to all of you. John, enjoy that big hunting spot in heaven.
Kathi Miller
Jun 10, 2019
Prayers for all the family. God Bless
Lorrie Roth
Jun 09, 2019
Charlie & Mam, so very sorry for your loss. Your Dad was a great guy. I’ll keep your whole family in my prayers at this time.
Debbie (Bowen) Wadsworth
Jun 09, 2019
Our sympathy, love, and prayers are with you all at this difficult time!
I'm sorry that I will not be able to make it to the visitation as we are out of town for the week.
Please accept our sincere condolences!
Stan and Mary Ellen Ambroe!!!
Jun 09, 2019
Eternal rest grant to him, O Lord, and may Perpetuate Light shine upon him!! May his soul and all the souls of the Faithful Departed, through the Mercy of God, test in peace Amen 🙏 🙏🙏🙏🙏 And our condolences to his family.
John was a dear friend and colleague at Forest Hills. Our friendship goes way back!! TY for all the parties at your house! So many memories!!! RIP, Dear Friend!! So glad we saw you at Arbutus for Christmas and sang for you w/ St Benedict Choir!!!