John P. Pongrac

Born: Sun., Aug. 21, 1932
Died: Sun., May 16, 2021


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., May 19, 2021
Location: Robert F. Mulcahy Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

10:00 AM Thu., May 20, 2021
Location: Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church

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Pongrac, John P. 88, Central City, died May 16, 2021. Born August 21, 1932, the son of Felix and Pauline (Fajs) Pongrac. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Patty; son, Gary; brothers, Felix and Joseph and sister, Pauline.  Survived by children, John (Mary Lou), Gregory (Mary Ann), Judy (Matt) Hudak; and Chris (Angel); daughter-in law, Susan; grandchildren, Vicki (Kelly), Johna (Alex), Kayla (Eric), Chelsey (Ben), Patty (Chris), Krysta (Nate), Louie, Trish (Marcus), Cassie, Courtney (Matt), Rylee and Carly; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Palumbo; and good friend, John Ketchock.  John served as a Military Police Officer in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was the founder and owner of Pongrac Plastering for 50 years where he continued to do the bookwork until the time of his passing. John enjoyed time spent on the family farm, where he was an avid gardener and beekeeper. He loved cooking meals, bringing his family together every Sunday. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 pm Wednesday at the Mulcahy Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 AM Thursday at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church (Sacred Heart), Fr. Aron Maghsoudi. Committal, Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery. Graveside Military Rites by Central City VFW and American Legion Posts. Masks and social distancing required.

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david m pytel
   Posted Mon May 17, 2021
John, may you rest in peace.

Cheryl Bottorff
   Posted Mon May 17, 2021
I am so sorry for the loss of John. You all have my sympathy.

John M. Ketchock
   Posted Tue May 18, 2021
my condolences to the Pongrac family he was a Great Father,Grandfather,and Great Grandfather i will miss our morning coffee talks may you R.I.P. KETCH

David Horsfield
   Posted Wed May 19, 2021
Had worked with John for the past 16 years. What a kind and understanding human being. My heart goes out to all those in the family. John was a fixture in the community and impacted the lives of so many. I will truly miss our conversations. May God rest is soul.

Zborovancik, Greg & Kim
   Posted Wed May 19, 2021
Our deepest sympathy to the family. Our blessing are with each and every one of you.

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