FABINA—John George, 88; Johnstown, passed away on January 7, 2020 at Conemaugh Hospital. Born December 23, 1931 in Johnstown, son of John and Catherine (Schmidt) Fabina. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Bernadine R. (Hrbal) Fabina; sisters, Mary Sikirica, Jenny Babich and Agnes Nemcheck; brothers, Frank Fabina and Thomas Fabina; son-in-law, “Dutch” Price. Survived by loving children, Marcie Price, Sue Dorofey (and husband Bud), Kathy Babik, Kenneth Fabina (Velma) and Stephanie Fabina; grandchildren, Brenda Gruss (and husband Joe), and Alex Babik; and great granddaughter, Avareigh Gruss, all of Johnstown. A brother of Ann Novosel of Johnstown; and Helen Polonia of Florida. Also survived by brother-in-law, John Hrbal and beloved dog, “Bruno”. A United States Army veteran of the Korean War. Retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. Car Shop Division. A former member of the Woodvale O.C., and Croatian Hall. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. A member of St. John Gaulbert Cathedral, where Funeral Mass will be held, 1:00 p.m. Friday, the Very Rev. James F. Crookston. Committal will take place at Grandview Mausoleum. Friends received Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street. Condolences may be sent at fgozogfuneralhome.com
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