Jack Moldovan, 97, of Greensburg, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Redstone Highlands, Greensburg. He was born Dec. 2, 1918, in McKeesport, a son of the late Samuel and Sadie Gross Moldovan. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Sandra Victor Moldovan; a daughter, Sheila Kassel, and husband, Barry, of Greensburg; and son, Barry Moldovan, of Greensburg. He is also survived by a grandson, Capt. Joshua Kassel, and wife, Madeline, of Tacoma, Wash.; and a granddaughter, Jessica Kassel and Eric Chandler, of San Francisco, Calif., and numerous nieces and nephews. Jack was very passionate about grandchildren, golf and community service. He was the owner-operator of the Lucky Food Centers/ Foodland stores in Greensburg , Dubois and Indiana, and owned the Main Bowling Center in Greensburg. He was an Army veteran of WWII, serving as a technical sergeant with the Quartermaster Corps under Eisenhower's Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Forces. Jack was a member of Congregation Emanu-El Israel of Greensburg, and a 47-year member of Westmoreland Country Club and the United Jewish Appeal. He was active in the Rotary International, a member of the Greensburg Chamber of Commerce and the 1977 president of the Central Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce, a board member of the American Red Cross, board member emeritus of the Greensburg YMCA, and past member of the Board of Trustees of the California University of Pennsylvania. He was also a member of the Fay-West Council Boy Scouts of America, where he was the recipient of the Silver Beaver award, and initiated their popcorn fundraiser. Jack was the ownership member of the meat cutters union Health and Welfare Committee and a member of the supermarket Institute and president of the Foodland owner's council. In lieu of flowers, family requests to continue Jack's desire to benefit the community with memorial contributions to Congregation Emanu-el Israel in Greensburg, the Boy Scouts of America or to a charity of your choice. Family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Temple Emanu-el Israel, 222 N. Main St., Greensburg. A funeral service will follow with Rabbi Sara Perman officiating. Interment will follow at B'Nai Israel Cemetery, Hempfield Township. Alvin P. Oskin Jr. in charge of arrangements for the COSHEY-NICHOLSON FUNERAL HOME INC.
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