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John David Pavlek

February 21, 1951 — December 4, 2020

John David Pavlek age 69, a hardheaded Russian, met his maker on Friday December 4, 2020 In Lawrence (Hill Station). He was born February 21, 1951, a loving son of the late Peter and Mary Chopak Pavlek. John loved his Pittsburgh sports, especially the Penguins. He also enjoyed music and loved to dance. He was known for his work with youth baseball and his Blue Christmas Lights. John was a member of the French Club, Polish National Union (PNU), the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Lawrence, the Russian Club and Westland Sportsman’s Club. Left behind to cherish his memory are his beloved children Jason Pavlek and Amber (Donald) Smittle, his loving wife Tina DiBiaso, his brother Robert Pavlek and many nieces and nephews. He will be missed by his two grandpups, Jax and Opie. Friends and family are welcome from 1 until 5:30pm, the time of services Wednesday December 9, 2020 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-7454-8120. A celebration of John’s life will follow at 6pm Wednesday in the Polish National Union 510 Franklin Avenue Canonsburg. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Canon Mac Youth Baseball League. To view or extend condolences please visit

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