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Michael J. Vavrek Jr.

August 15, 1945 ~ December 2, 2020 (age 75)

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VAVREK - Michael J., 75; Waterford, MI; passed away on December 2, 2020.  Born August 15, 1945 in Johnstown, son of Michael Jr. and Julia (Elliott) Vavrek.  Preceded in death by parents; sister, Mary Louise Alexas; brother, Daniel A. Vavrek; nephew, and Achilles Alexas.  Survived by sister-in-law, Nancy (DeCoske) Vavrek; nieces, Susan Elam and husband Steve, Julie Kristoff, Jennifer (Alexas) Besyk, Christi Vavrek and Amy Been; nephews, Dany Vavrek and Michael Vavrek, and numerous great nieces and nephews.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.  Michael earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, and a MBA in Accounting and Post MBA in Computer Science from Wayne State University.  He worked with many companies and clients throughout his career.  After retiring he was employed by Kroger Stores Company.  He loved his cats and would request that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the ASPCA or to your local Humane Society in his memory.   Family and friends are invited to Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. Wednesday January 6, 2021 at Visitation BVM Catholic Church, the Rev. John Slovikovski.  Committal will follow at Grandview Cemetery.  Arrangements by Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street.  Condolences may be sent at


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Funeral Mass
January 6, 2021

11:00 AM
Visitation of the BVM Catholic Church
McKinnley Ave
Johnstown, PA. 15902

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