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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Marel, Joseph P.




Joseph P. Marel, 96 of Verona passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Beloved Husband of the late Eleanor (Peretic) Marel. Loving Mother of Marilyn (Robert) Dashner, Lara Marel, and Kim (Francois) Ronin. Very Special Grandfather of Alex Ronin. Father-in-law of David Schoenfeld. Brother of Frances Bostjancic and the late Matt Avcin, Jenny Burrell, Mary Skerl, John Marel, Frank Bostjancic, and Bill Bostjancic. Joe was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Verona. He and his wife were the former owners of Mighty Oak Barrel in Oakmont for over 30 years. He was a graduate of Penn Hills High School where he was the quarterback. Joe had a sixth sense for calling plays during Pirates games. A World War II Army Veteran, Joe had a strong pride for being an American and enjoyed his Slovenian Heritage and its Music. Friends and relatives will be received on Friday, June 22, 2018 from 2-5 & 6-8 p.m. at the BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES, INC. 421 Allegheny Ave. Oakmont. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, June 23, 2018, 9:30 a.m. St. Joseph Catholic Church, Verona. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 825 Second St. Verona, PA 15147