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Ronald J. Pavic


Pavic – Ronald J., 72, East Conemaugh, went to be with the Lord on April 10, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. Born on January 30, 1945 in Johnstown, son of the late George and Helen (Skufca) Pavic. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Kathleen M. (Stiffler) Pavic; sons, Rick, married to the former Kim Baldwin, Johnstown; Vince, married to the former Becky Barron, Salisbury, MD; and Brian, Johnstown; grandson, Justin; siblings, Patricia Krzysko, Hanover, PA; Richard (Marilyn), East Taylor Township; Donald (Marianne), Myrtle Beach, SC; and Thomas (Pamula), Brownstown; several nieces, nephews, and many friends. Ron was a 1964 graduate of Conemaugh High School. He was a US Marine Corps Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. Ron retired from East Conemaugh Borough after 42 years of service as Police Chief. He was a member of the Church of the Transfiguration; SGT. Michael Strank Post #5107 VFW; Turner Hall; Union Social Club; Croatian Hall, First Russian American Federation Club and Richland American Legion Post # 880. Ron enjoyed going to the beach with his wife and family. He was a local DJ, known as “Rat Patrol”. Ron also was an avid car enthusiast and greatly enjoyed his dog, “Bandit”. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather who will be deeply missed. Friends will be received from 2-8 P.M. on Monday at the Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, where Vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Church of the Transfiguration. Fr. Robert C. Hall, Pastor. Committal will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery with military rites by Conemaugh Valley Detachment #287, Marine Corps League Ritual Team. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Pavic

Romayne Baldwin Apr 19 2017 12:00 AM

Bob, thank you for the kind words. It is great hearing from all of his police buddies from the past. God bless, and again, thank you for thinking of Dad and for thinking of us as well.

Rick Pavic Apr 19 2017 12:00 AM

Kathy and family, my thougghts and prayers are with all of you. I went to BMHS freshman year with you and Ron. My daughter Barb went to JHS with Vince.

Lois [Trofino] Dipko Apr 18 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Vince's dad. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time.

Dr. Cathy J. Townsend Apr 18 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Pavic

Kim Varner Apr 17 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Pavic

Alecia, Andy, and Clara Heidt Apr 17 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Pavic

The Rager Jr Family Apr 15 2017 12:00 AM

To the Pavic family and our dear friends, Rick, Kim and Justin --

We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

With much love,
Chuck, Dawn, Kayla and Kimberly

The Rager Jr Family Apr 15 2017 12:00 AM

May Ron's perpetual light shine upon us. Unlike most of us who grew up in Conemaugh, Ron stayed and watched over its citizens as a police officer and police chief for over 40 years. May Ron Rest In Peace. Semper Fi.

Michael Babyak Apr 15 2017 12:00 AM

RIP in Ron, thoughts and prayers to your family.

Tom & Dani Schreyer Apr 15 2017 12:00 AM

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