Eternal Memory: Deacon Michael Kozar

JOHNSTOWN, PA -  His Grace, Bishop Gregory, along with the entire clergy family of the Diocese extend their deepest sympathy to the family of + Deacon Michael Kozar (86), of Saint Mary's Orthodox Church in Dickson City, PA who passed to life eternal on Sunday February 28.   + Deacon Michael is the brother of Very Rev. Protopresbyter Elias Kozar and is survived by his son Scott and wife Mary, son David, and son Gregg and wife Lisette, and grandchildren Nicole, Will, Natalie, Nina, Claudia, and Luke. He was predecessed by his wife Evelyn (Evanish) in 2008.

Visitation will take place at St. Mary's Church 522 Main St., Dickson City, PA. 18519 on Thursday March 3, 2016 from 5 - 8 PM with the Parastas at 7 PM. Funeral Divine Liturgy be on Friday at 10 AM at St Mary's Church. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Abington Hills Cemetery, Clarks Summit.

Deacon Michael upon his retirement from IBM, where he worked 32 years as an electrical engineer,  pursued studies in the Diocesan Diaconate Program.  He was ordained to the Holy Diaconate in 1992 by His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Thrice Blessed Memory and served Diocesan parishes in Northeastern PA and Hollywood Florida. 

May our good God grant blessed repose and rest eternal to His faithful servant, the newly-reposed Deacon Michael, and render eternal  his memory, vicnaja jemu pamjat!

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