Olan W. Sterback, 85, of California, PA, died Tuesday, September 29, 2020.
He was born Saturday, June 1, 1935, in California, PA, a son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Eagler) Sterback.
Olan was an industrial arts teacher in the Beth Center School District and a member, past treasurer and 1985-1986 Teacher of the Year of the PA Industrial Arts Association. He earned his BS from California University of PA and his MS from WVU. He also served in the U.S. Army.
In addition to his parents Olan was preceded in death by his longtime companion, Marge Conti and his sisters, Betty Jane Sinchak, Margaret Sterback, Patricia Rosensteel and Rita Douglas.
Left to cherish his memory are his ten nieces and nephews, Rita Palmintera, Anthony Sinchak, Joseph Sinchak, Anna Marie Gazi, Mary Grace Bloom, Cathy Robinson, John Douglas, Robert Douglas, Jamie Wetherald, and Leann Keech. He also leaves behind numerous great-nieces and great-nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the Mariscotti Funeral Home, Inc., Anthony N. Mariscotti, Supervisor, 323 Fourth Street, California, PA on Friday, October 2, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and until 11 am on Saturday when a Blessing Service will be held in the Funeral Home with
Fr. Tony Klimko officiating.
In keeping in compliance with the guidelines set forth by the Commonwealth, 25 visitors may be in the funeral home at one time. We seek everyone’s cooperation and patience in practicing social distancing, wearing face masks, and limiting your visit to 5 minutes or less.
Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Coal Center, PA.
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