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David A. Koeck Sr.

August 20, 1943 — September 13, 2022

KOECK—David A. Sr., 79, Johnstown, passed away on September 13, 2022 at Windber Hospice. Born August 20, 1943, in Altoona, son of Albert A. Sr. and Jennie (Roebuck) Koeck. Preceded in death by parents; In-laws, Helen and Anthony Crusciel Sr.; sisters-in-law, Bonnie Koeck and Shirley Crusciel; brothers-in-law, Stanley and Anthony Crusciel Jr.; nephews, Randy Koeck and Craig Koeck. Survived by wife of 58 years, Mary Lou (Crusciel); David A. (Wendy) Koeck Jr., York, SC; Roni (Jeff) Hartman, Windber; Patti (Nick) Miller, Windber; Cindi (Ray) Kleinosky, Altoona; Matt (Patti) Koeck, Sidman; grandchildren, Carrington (Brett), Emma, Michael, Alaina, Victoria, Isaac, Rachel, Owen, Lexington, Unity and Alex. Brother of Fred Koeck, twin Dennis (Rose) Koeck and Bert (Daria) Koeck Jr. Also survived by in-laws, Bob (Kate) Crusciel, Barbara (Vaughn) Heym and Rose Crusciel and numerous nieces and nephews. Dave was a 1961 graduate of Gallitzin High School. He worked for GTE for over 25 years. Most recently, he worked at Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship where he had many duties, and was a member for over 35 years. Pappy Dave will be most remembered for never missing his grandchildren’s events. Past president and life member of the Westmont Volunteer Fire Co. The family will receive family and friends from Noon to 8 p.m. Friday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, and again from 10 a.m. until the time of his Celebration of Life service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship, with Pastor Jim Gay and Pastor Gary L. Tustin officiating. Cremation by Laurel Highlands Crematory at Harris Funeral Home. Online condolences may be posted at www.wharrisfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Dave’s beloved church, GJCF, 3429 Elton Road, Johnstown, PA 15904 or Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, PA 15963 in memory of David A. Koeck Sr.

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, September 16, 2022

12:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Visitation

Saturday, September 17, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship

3429 Elton Road, Johnstown, PA 15904

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, September 17, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship

3429 Elton Road, Johnstown, PA 15904

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