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Joseph W. Zavalanski

Born: Sun., Mar. 4, 1956
Died: Sun., Dec. 7, 2014

Mass of Christian Burial

Tue., Dec. 09, 2014
Location: St. Thomas Catholic Church


9:00 AM to 10:30 PM, Tue., Dec. 09, 2014
Location: Ashville

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Joseph W. Zavalanski  58, Altoona, formerly of Coupon, died December 7, 2014 at his apartment  in Altoona  after an extended illness.  Born March 4, 1956 in Altoona, son of the late Valentine “Sonny” and Helen (Carrig) Zavalanski. Preceded in death by brother in law, Ed Ball and niece, Melanie Chirdon. Survived by children:

Jeffery (Shelia Barquist)                        Warrenton, VA

Daniel                                                       Altoona

Andrew                                                    Altoona

3 grandchildren: Jacob, Julianna, and Vivian

Brother of:

Nancy Ball                                                       Duncansville

Valentine “Butch” (Suzanne Hetrick)         Altoona

Robin Chirdon (Joe)                                       Altoona

Michael (Sharon Kendra)                             Gainsville, VA

Also survived by an uncle and numerous nieces and nephews.

Joe enjoyed hunting, fishing and reading. Worked as an electrician for Norfolk Southern for 23 years and retired in 2007.  Private viewing will be held at the convenience of the family. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at  11:00 AM Tuesday at St Thomas Catholic Church, Ashville, Rev. Robert Reese, Celebrant. Committal, St. Joseph Cemetery, Coupon. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to St. Thomas Catholic Church, Ashville, PA in Joe’s memory. Arrangements in charge of Gibbons Funeral Home, Ashville.                           

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