John T Prokopovich Obituary 6 January 1994
John T. Prokopovich John T. Prokopovich Sr., formerly of 546 Walnut St., Freeland, died Thursday at Hazleton General Hospital. Bom in Freeland, he was the son of the late Andrew and Anna Prokopovich. He lived in the Freeland area his entire life. Prokopovich worked as a coal miner for the Jeddo Highland Coal Co. before retiring. He was a member of St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church, Freeland, and held lifetime memberships with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5010 and American Legion Post 473, both of Freeland. Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, was a sister, Susan Lazo. Surviving are his wife, the former, Catherine R. Nardo, Jerseytown, Pa.; son, John T. Jr., Freeland; daughter, Mrs. Dennis (Catherine) Sheehan, Hazleton; brother, Andrew, Freeland; and sisters, Agnes Graham, Freeland; and Anna Olenik, Hazleton. Also surviving are five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Monday from the McHugh-Wilczek Funeral Home, 249 Centre St, Freeland. The Very Rev. John Doris will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St Anthony's R.C Church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Drums.