John P. Sevec, 95 of Washington formerly of Clarksville died Friday-April 17, 2015 in his home. He was born October 2, 1919 in Hamilton, Ohio the son of the late John and Eva Kasaj Sevec. Mr. Sevec was a graduate of East Bethlehem High School in Fredericktown. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, the Immaculate Conception Church Friendship Club, the Holy Name Society and the American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post #175. Mr. Sevec was employed as a carpenter for Local Union No. 84. He enjoyed traveling, carpentry, crafts, gardening and especially caring for his fruit trees at his home. Mr. Sevec served with Company H 306th Infantry 77th Division in the United States Army during World War II in the Asiatic Pacific, Guam, Phillipines, Iroshima, Okinawa and Japan. He received one Bronze star, the American Theatre Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon w/3 Bronze Stars, Phillipine Liberation Ribbon w/1 Bronze Star, Good Conduct Ribbon, Bronze Arrowhead and the World War II Victory Medal He was one of five brothers who served during World War II which all returned home safely. John and his wife traveled to Guam in 1994 for the 50th Anniversary of the Liberation of Guam.
On July 5, 1969 he married Elizabeth Krencik Sevec who survives. Also surviving is a stepson; John F. (Mollie) Tebalt of Dayton, Ohio, step grandchildren; Thomas Tebalt, Carol (Brian) Heflin and Casey Durdines, step great grandchildren; Anna and Olivia Heflin. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Mr. Sevec was preceded in death by a stepson; Larry J. Durdines, four brothers; Andrew Sevec, Joseph Sevec, George Sevec and Frank Sevec, two sisters; Eva Vojtush and Veronica Sevec.
Friends will be received on Monday-April 20, 2015 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Warco Falvo Funeral Home, Inc. Wilson at E. Katherine Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director. A prayerservice will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday-April 21, 2015 in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Washington Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Crucible Pa. Full military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post #175 and the United States Army. Online condolences may be expressed atwww.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com