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Earl Sleek

Earl E. "Buck" Sleek

Saturday, October 18th, 1930 - Monday, July 15th, 2019
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SLEEK – Earl E. “Buck”, 88, Johnstown, passed away peacefully at home and went to be with the Lord July 15, 2019. Born October 18, 1930 in Conemaugh Township, Somerset County. Son of Homer R. and Amy A. (Ashbrook) Sleek. Preceded in death by parents, brother Clayton “Jim” Sleek and sister Janet Miller. Survived by wife of 63 years Patricia A. (Shaffer) Sleek; children Lois A. married to Ronald Tessari, Johnstown; Gail L. married to Todd Berkebile, Johnstown; Marsha D. married to Von Parkins, Johnstown; Susan S. married to Craig Zaman, Davidsville and Earl E. “Buck” married to Pamela (Studer) Sleek, Johnstown; grandchildren Heath Tessari (Ashley), Chad Tessari (Megan), Jill (Tessari) LaRue (Mike), Steven Golias (Ashley), Daniel Golias (Kate), Drew Golias (Marianna), Shaina (Parkins) Thomas (Nathan), Craig Parkins, Jacob Parkins (Ashley), Blake Zaman, Seth Zaman (Janette), Audra Zaman and Morgan Sleek; great-grandchildren Brycen, Delaney, Giovanna, Dominic, Mila, Amari, Eli, Noah, Mason, Norah, Owen, Leora, Locklyn, Liam, Hollis and Bodhi and sisters Vivian Yost, Dorothy Bostic and Marlene Oppy. A 1950 graduate of Conemaugh Township High School. Former owner and operator of Homer R. Sleek & Sons/Sleek Trucking, which was founded by his father and is now operated by his son Buck. Member of St. David’s Lutheran Church, Davidsville, Johnstown BPOE #175 and Windber Country Club, where he played with the Duffers League. Buck was an avid golfer and gardener and active member of the Conemaugh Township community. His greatest joy in life has always been his family. Viewing from 2-8PM Wednesday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 109 Church Road, Davidsville. Viewing also from 10AM until time of service 11AM Thursday at St. David’s Church with Pastor Faron H. Johnson presiding. Interment Kaufman Cemetery, Davidsville. Donations in Earl’s memory may be sent to St. David’s Lutheran Church, PO Box 427, Davidsville, PA 15928 or Conemaugh Township EMS, 1075 Tire Hill Road, Johnstown, PA 15905. To express condolences, make a donation, order flowers or plant a memorial tree, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Hoffman Funeral Home - Davidsville
    109 Church Road
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  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 | 10:00am - 10:45am
    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am
    St. David's Lutheran Church
    401 Main Street
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  • Service

    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 11:00am
    St. David's Lutheran Church
    401 Main Street
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    Pastor Faron H. Johnson
  • Interment

    Kaufman Cemetery
    1790 Tire Hill Road
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Private Condolence

Jim Sleek

Posted at 04:36pm
By Uncle Buck, you were always my hero. Jimmy

James Erisman

Posted at 10:33am
I have lost a great 👍 person whom was a out standing class make at Comaugh Twp. High School l. God give him eternal peace from a fellow Lutheran of 71 yrs. Pa Pa Jim Erisman

Donald Whitaker

Posted at 08:13am
Don Whitaker Jr. & family: So very sorry for your loss. Deepest condolences to you and your family.

Stan Frederick

Posted at 04:15pm
Pat and family: My deepest condolences on the passing of Bucky. I'll always have fond memories of him especially at Ocean Isle Beach.
Stan Frederick
Wilmington, NC

Tara Reffner

Posted at 02:21pm
I am so sorry to hear about the loos of a great man. I will always remember him driving equipment on the pike wearing his straw hat. Buck will be missed by so many

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