ROULETTE - Dr. Joseph E. Valastak, 93, of Maple Street, passed away Sunday (Feb. 1, 2015) in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.
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Born July 18, 1921, in Tarentum, he was a son of the late Joseph and Emily Stramy Valastak. On Aug. 20, 1983, in Port Allegany, he married Muriel Teuscher, who survives.
Dr. Joseph Valastak completed his bachelor's degree at the Baptist Bible Seminary, Johnson City, N.Y., his master's degree in divinity, along with a master's and doctorate in theology from Westmont (Calif.) College. He also taught at Westmont College for a number of years.
Joseph was a resident of the area for six years, coming from Warren. He was a member of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church, Warren.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, is a daughter, Victoria A. (Michael) McMaster of Prescott, Ariz.; three grandchildren; a brother, Robert A. (Janet) Valastak of Boulder, Colo.; two sisters-in-laws, Marion K. Doane of Roulette and India G. Vale of Newark, Del.; a brother-in-law, Robert L. Teuscher of Coudersport; nine nephews and three nieces.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jowin C. Valstak; and two brothers, Milan Valastak and Edwin Vale.
Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday in the First Baptist Church, Roulette, with the Rev. Marty Montgomery, pastor, officiating.
Memorials can be made to a
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany.
Switzer Funeral Home
77 Willow St
Port Allegany, PA 16743
Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 3 to Feb. 10, 2015