John P. "JK" Krznarich (1926 - 2015)

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John P. "JK" Krznarich, 89, DuBois, passed away Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, at DuBois Nursing Home.
Mr. Krznarich was born April 27, 1926, in Johnstown, Pa., son of the late Ignatius and Katarina (Serbel) Krznarich.
He graduated from Cresson High School, and went on to serve in the United States Navy where he served in World War II and the Korean Conflict. He served aboard the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier.
Mr. Krznarich was a member of the American Legion Post #17, VFW Post 813, DuBois CC, Litts Club, and volunteered for Meals on Wheels for more than 10 years.
He was a member of St. Michael's Archangel Catholic Church, enjoyed golfing, and was a happy crooner, as he would always break out in song.
Survivors include a niece, Katrina Maginn of Escondido, Calif.; and good friend, James Perry.
Mr. Krznarich was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters: Sophie K. Maginn, Margaret K. Maginn, and Elizabeth Krznarich.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, at Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel Inc., DuBois, with the Rev. Fr. Daniel Kresinski officiating. Full military honors will be presented by the DuBois Area Honor Guard. Interment will be at Morningside Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sons of the American Legion, PO Box 356, DuBois, PA 15801.
Online remembrances may be made at or
Arrangements are under the care of Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel Inc. in DuBois.
Published in The Courier Express on Dec. 6, 2015
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142 West Long Ave | Du Bois, PA 15801 | (814) 371-2521
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