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Visitation

Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Homes, Inc.
Sunday February 10th, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Visitation

Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Homes, Inc.
Sunday February 10th, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Panachida

Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Homes, Inc.
Monday February 11th, 2019
12:00pm

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Funeral Liturgy

Holy Ghost Byzantine Church
Monday February 11th, 2019
12:30pm

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John "Norby" Napovanic

John "Norby" Napovanic 70 of Donora, died Thursday February 7, 2019 at Hallsworth House, Monessen. Born in Charleroi on January 5, 1949, the son of John "Curly" and Olga Kolcun Napovanic. Norby was a graduate of California State Teachers College, received a Masters from Duquesne University and a Masters from Pittsburgh University School of Engineering.

Before his retirement he was employed by the Diocese of Pittsburgh for 43years as a teacher for Pittsburgh Central Catholic and the former Mon Valley Catholic. John started the first Robotics program at Pittsburgh Central Catholic. He was a member of Holy Ghost Byzantine Church, Charleroi and served in the US Army during the Vietnam Era.

He is survived by his wife Donna Smith Napovanic of Donora, a daughter and son-in-law Noelle and Scott Kearney of Perryopolis, 3 grandchildren Devin Logue of S. Carolina, Heather Rose Kearney of Shippensburg and Kean Kearney of Perryoplolis. Also  his buddies; JB, Maggie, Cleopas and Lizzy. Visitation will be held on Sunday February 10, 2019 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Leonard M, Pavlic Funeral Homes, Inc. 235 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi where Panachida will begin at 12 noon on Monday February 11, follow by funeral services at Holy Ghost Byzantine Church, Charleroi. Burial will be private




Guestbook

My condolences to the family. Norby and I grew up together in Charleroi and spent many days together in our youth. Rest in peace.

David McCarty Feb 11 2019 12:00 AM

Donna and family so sorry for your loss, prayers to all of you.

Lisa Evans Feb 9 2019 12:00 AM

Donna, Noelle and family our deepest sympathies to all of you. May all your wonderful memories help you get thru this difficult time.

Kathie & Ron Chadwick Feb 8 2019 12:00 AM

We loved him at giant eagle! He was always so funny! We will all miss him so much! Prayers to the family!

Lauren Feb 8 2019 12:00 AM

A THE COLOR OF MEMORIES TABLE ARRANGEMENT was ordered on February 8, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Feb 8 2019 12:00 AM

Genius yet a normal guy rip

Scott sance Feb 8 2019 12:00 AM