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Tuesday March 27th, 2018
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Edward J. Cernic, Sr.

Cernic, Edward J. Sr., “PAP”, 85, Tanneryville. Died Mar. 21, 2018, at Conemaugh Medical Center. Born Feb. 2, 1933, in Johnstown. Son of the late Joseph and Mary (Jurcevich) Cernic. Also preceded in death by wife, Nancy A. (Felix); and brother John. Survived by sons Edward Jr (Rosie); Kelly (Brendan); Jackson, Elin, Grayson; Marie (Reggie); Raina and Willow; son Craig (Connie) Jessica (Randy) Astrid; Nancy; Brian (Britany); son Jeffrey (Aimee) Joey; cousin Gloria, and friend Carol.  Ed served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy in Korea. Ed was a member of Pleasant Hill Church of the Brethren. He was a lifelong resident of Cambria County and Tanneryville. Ed dedicated his life to his family and helping others in the Community. He founded many businesses throughout the years and was proud to create jobs and see his name carried on by his sons. Ed was instrumental in the 1977 Flood Recovery Efforts in Johnstown and surrounding communities. He was a Charter Member of the Johnstown West End Lions, and a 50-year member of Greater Johnstown Lodge #538 F & AM; and Jaffa Shriners. He also served on the Greater Johnstown Water Authority as Chairman, Cambria County Airport Authority, Pennsylvania Transportation Committee, Ameriserv Bank Board of Directors, VCI Veterans Board, and other local nonprofit and charitable organizations. In lieu of flowers family requests donations be made to Johnstown West End Lions or Shriners Hospital for Children. Friends received 1-8 PM Tuesday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where Masonic Service will be held at 6:30 PM and Lions Service will be held at 7 PM followed by military rites by Conemaugh Valley Detachment, Marine Corps League.  Viewing will be concluded at 8 PM with words by Pastor Rob Wolf. Private Committal at convenience of family. (Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com)

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To the family of Mr. Edward Cernic.

Ed and his will to give back to the community will never be forgotten. His good will be remembered for years to come. Rest In Peace Old Friend.

louis soulcheck Mar 28 2018 12:00 AM

Please accept our deepest and most heartfelt condolences. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

Kevin & Carla Thomas Sorber Mar 27 2018 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with your familyduring this difficult time.He was a true gentleman.

Paul and Patti Martin Mar 27 2018 12:00 AM

thank you for everything, you will be fondly remebered

ted & susi nealen Mar 27 2018 12:00 AM

Punky I'am sorry that l could not be with you to view your dad and participate in the Masonic Service being held for him!!! We are presently in Richmond,Va. Our thoughts and prayers are with your dad and with your family. If we can do anything for you, all you need do is ask!!!
Herb & Judy Ewald

Herb and Judy Ewald Mar 27 2018 12:00 AM

God speed Pap! You be will be missed! The boys have thier poker buddy now. Love ya!

Love, Stacy

Stacy Martin Mar 27 2018 12:00 AM

Condolences to the family, loss of one of the great contributors to our community!

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