Stephen C. Cerovich, Jr., 80, of Josephine, passed peacefully away on Saturday, December 12, 2020. Born October 13, 1940, in Coral, PA, he was the son of Stephen and Johanna (Jennie) Cerovich.
He was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish; Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1488; and Blairsville Elks No. 406. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was retired but kept busy working at the Chestnut Ridge Golf & Resort as a groundsman.
Surviving are his sons, Stephen C. Cerovich, III of Odessa, FL; Anthony J. Cerovich, and wife Brenda, of Temecula, CA; Patricia A. Brown, and husband George, of Strongstown, PA and Jennifer L. Cerovich, of Josephine, PA. He is also survived by ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Stephen and Johanna (Jennie) Cerovich; his wife of 60 years, Nancy C. Cerovich; his daughter, Johanna E. Cerovich; and his sister Darlene Ferrante.
A special thank you to the Nurses on the 7th floor at IRMC for the compassion and care they gave to both him and the family in his time of need.
In light of the Covid pandemic, Graveside Services will be held Tuesday at noon at the St Francis Cemetery, Coral. The Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc, Homer City, has been entrusted with arrangements.
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