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Joseph C. Gervalis

Joseph C. GervalisJoseph C. Gervalis, age 63 of 109 N. White Street, Shenandoah passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning at his residence.

Born in Shenandoah on January 24, 1949 he was the son of the late Joseph and Thelma (Hackenburg) Gervalis.

Joe was a 1966 graduate of the former Shenandoah Catholic High School.

He worked in the shipping and receiving department of Hexcel Corporation, St. Clair.

Joe was a member of St. Stanislaus Church, Shenandoah.  He was a former coach of the Shenandoah Little League and the Shenandoah Area Girls Softball League.

Surviving are his wife, the former Louise A. Pavlosky of forty-one years; a son, Joseph Gervalis, Jr. and his wife Roxann of Shenandoah Heights; a daughter, Lori wife of Robert Hoffman of Shenandoah; six cherished grandchildren, Katie, Erin, Meghan, Joseph, Alyssa and Hayden; a brother, Harry Gervalis and his wife Cathy of Shenandoah; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 9:30 am from Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10:00 am in St. Stanislaus Church.  Rev. Msgr. Ronald C. Bocian, Pastor will officiate.  Interment will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.

Relatives and friends may call Wednesday evening from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to St. Stanislaus Church Memorial Fund, 108 West Cherry St., Shenandoah, PA 17976.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.  

Joseph C. Gervalis Has 4 Condolences Posted:

  1. Eileen Sytulek says:

    Louise,
    We are so very sorry to hear about Joe, he was a wonderful man. He will be in our prayers and our condolences to your entire family.

  2. sally dreher says:

    Dear Lori and Joe,
    I am so very sorry to hear about your fathers passing. Please accept my condolences. May he rest in peace.

  3. Ginnie Schlitzer says:

    So sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy to you all.

  4. Brenda OBrien ORourke says:

    My deepest sympathy to Joe’s family. His passing has brought back some long forgotten childhood memories for me. May he rest in peace.