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John "Jack" Kraig

Born: 5/23/1941 - Died: 8/24/2020

John (Jack) Kraig, 79, of West Deer Township, passed away after a 14 month battle with cancer, Monday, August 24, 2020 at Good Samaritan Hospice at Concordia,Cabot. Jack was born on May 23, 1941 in Tarentum and was the son of the late John and Julia (Uhric) Krajci. He was a graduate of Tarentum High School in1959 and West Penn Technical School in 1966, and served his country in the US Army Reserves from 1967 to 1973. Jack went on to become a draftsman and quality control technician for PPG Industries, Ford City and Creighton plants. He worked in the automotive and commercial glass departments for thirty-one years before retiring in 1997. Jack was an avid outdoors-man who enjoyed boating, fishing, archery, and hunting. He was a classic and new car enthusiast that especially enjoyed the Camaro. Jack also played the accordion and loved to listen to polka music and music from the 50's and 60's. He was a highly devoted member of Our Lady of the Lakes Parish, formerly Transfiguration RCC, where he was an usher for many years and enjoyed leading the Rosary before daily mass. Jack is survived by his beloved wife Marie (Plesha) Kraig, who he married on, May 14, 1966, in Transfiguration RCC, Russellton; siblings, Jerome (Margaret) Krajci, Mary Joe Fox, Robert (Carole) Krajci, and Lawrence (Jennifer) Krajci; 11 nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and many aunts and uncles of the Krajci and Uhric Families. Friends and relatives are invited to attend visitation from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm, Thursday, August 27,2020 at Adam Siemianowski Funeral Home, 179 Starr Road, Russellton, West Deer Township, 15076. A Christian Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am, Friday, in Our Lady of the Lakes Parish, Transfiguration Campus, with Father James P. Holland. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH on Friday. Jack will be laid to rest at Our Lady of Hope Cemetery, Frazer Township. Memorial donations may be made in Jack's name to: Our Lady of the Lakes Parish, Transfiguration Campus.

 

 
 

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