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Peter M. Drobnak

April 26, 1950 — November 9, 2019

DROBNAK – Peter Michael, “Pete the Pilot,” 69, New Germany/Salix, died November 9, 2019, at home. Born April 26, 1950, in Johnstown, son of the late Peter Jr. and Veronica E. (Ondesko) Drobnak.

Survived by wife of 43 years, Dianne L. (Sikorski) Drobnak, whom he married December 27, 1975; sister, Joanne Drobnak, Johnstown; niece, Monique Drobnak, Springhill, Florida; and great-nephew, Derek Knudson; and great-niece, Alexandria Knudson.

Alumnus of Forest Hills High School, class of 1968; and a 1972 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. US Navy Commander and P-3 Orion pilot having served during the Vietnam War. Retired Delta Air Lines pilot with over 20 years of service. Member of the Airline Pilots Association and St. Michael American Legion Post 551. Pete enjoyed spending time with family and friends, was an avid reader, and a passionate sports enthusiast.

Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc., South Fork, where vigil will be held Wednesday.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, New Germany, Father Leon Hont, Celebrant.

Committal, Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Cemetery, Dunlo.

Military graveside service by St. Michael American Legion Post 551.
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home

621 Maple Street, South Fork, PA 15956

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

1640 New Germany Road, Summerhill, PA 15958

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