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Charles R. Mastervich

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4-7 p.m.
Friday, October 16, 2020

Hindman Funeral Home (Frankstown)

Funeral Service

9:30 a.m.
Saturday, October 17, 2020

St. Gregory Catholic Church

Mastervich, Charles R., 89, Vogel Street, Johnstown, PA, died October 12, 2020. Born November 19, 1930 in Johnstown, son of Michael and Justina (Papaila) Mastervich. Preceded in death by parents; wife of 48 years, Jacqueline (Davis); brothers, John and Alex; and sisters, Alice, Nancy, Mary and Evelyn. Survived by sons, Joel C. (Kelly), Houston, TX; Daniel R., Springfield, VA; and Jeffrey J. (Janice), Tucson, AZ; sister, Anne Daniel, Baltimore, MD; grandchildren, Michael, Julie, Nicholas, and Amy Mastervich; step-grandchildren, Emily, Nathan, Justin, Brandon, and Claire; and sisters-in-law, Martha (Rudolph) Mastervich; and Karen (Davis) Marshall (Jack), both of Johnstown. 1948 graduate of Johnstown High School. Attended UPJ, Geneva College, and Carnegie Institute of Technology.  In 2011, at age 80, became the oldest graduate in Mount Aloysius College history. Retired after 41 years of employment at the Johnstown Tribune-Democrat. Served three years as Staff Sergeant with the Army Security Agency during the Korean era conflict. Served 14 years as member and Chairman of the Cambria County Redevelopment Authority, member of Johnstown Point Stadium Award Committee and Johnstown AAABA Grievance Committee. Honorable lifetime member of Mount Aloysius College Alumni Association Board. Player for 1948-49 Kiwanis Club, Johnstown’s baseball representative in the 1948 and 1949 AAABA tournaments. Signed professional baseball contract in 1950 with the Fort Madison, Iowa baseball club. Managed amateur baseball for many years in the local area, including the Conemaugh Valley American Legion Championship team in 1995. Member and usher of St. Gregory’s Catholic Church.  Member of Post 4963 VFW and Conemaugh Post 0633 American Legion. Friends will be received Friday October 16 from 4-7 p.m. at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 1521 Frankstown Rd., with a live streamed prayer service at 4 p.m. Please see Charlie’s obituary at or call the funeral home 814-536-1770 for further live stream details. Funeral Mass will be Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Gregory Catholic Church. Interment and military honors to follow at Grandview Mausoleum. Due to COVID, family has requested that attendees abide by COVID recommendations which include wearing a mask and proper social distancing. In memory of Charlie, those who wish may make donations to their charity of choice. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., “Exclusive Provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at


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