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Covert J. "Coby" Hribal

Died: Sat., Feb. 15, 2014


2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Feb. 18, 2014
Location: Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc.

Divine Liturgy

10:00 AM Wed., Feb. 19, 2014
Location: St. John Byzantine Catholic Church

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COVERT J. “COBY” HRIBAL of Scottdale, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, February 15, 2014, at his residence.
Coby was born in Charleston, W.VA a son of the late Charles and Emily Rehanek Hribal.
He was a longtime and faithful member of St. John Byzantine Catholic Church, Scottdale and the Church Usher Society.
Coby was a retired Crane Operator with USX Irvin Works, with 30 years’ service.  He was a member of the Scottdale V.F.W., Post 7781, where he held the position of former Surgeon and was very active with the Southmoreland Veterans Association, Military Funeral Honor Guard.  He was also a member of the Mt. Pleasant American Legion Post 0446.  He was the former Vice President, Trustee and Auditor of the Polish American Club of Everson.
He was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II, as a Seabee with the 37th and 36th Battalions attaining the rank of Seaman.  He participated in the invasion of Okinawa and was the recipient of the Pacific Theater Ribbon with one Star, the American Theater and Victor y Medals.
Coby’s memories will forever remain in the hearts of those he loved, his wife of 62 years, Helen Lilliock Hribal, whom he married May 22, 1951.
His three loving Son’s
Alan J. Hribal and wife Vicki
Ronald M. Hribal and wife Mary all of Scottdale
And Richard M. Hribal and wife Donna of West Chester, PA
Five Grandchildren:
Jill Godzilevsky and husband Alex
Matthew, Christopher and Alan Hribal, Jr.
And Kevin “Butchie” Pritts
Three Great Grandchildren:
Karson Porter
Xandr Godzilevsky
And Sophia Hribal
A Brother: Harold B. Hribal and wife Retha of Mt. Pleasant
In addition to his parents, Coby was predeceased by:
A Brother: Charles Hribal, Jr.
A Sister: Rosella Zaucha
And a Grandson, Tyler Hillegas (October 1, 2007)
Coby’s family will greet friends in the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc., 417 West Pittsburgh Street, Scottdale, Tuesday from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 PM.
A Panachida Service will be held Tuesday at 3:30 PM in the Funeral Home
A Parastas Service will be held Wednesday at 9:30 AM in the Funeral Home.  The Divine Liturgy of The Dead will be intoned at 10 AM in St. John Byzantine Catholic Church, Scottdale, with his Pastor,  The Very Rev. John H. Salko, as Celebrant.
Committal Service and Interment will follow in St. John Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, with full Military Honors accorded at the gravesite by the Southmoreland Veterans Association.
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Deb Cerini
   Posted Sun February 16, 2014
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Ernie and Deb

Gary S. Bell
   Posted Mon February 17, 2014
May this voyage bring you; "Fair winds and following seas" Shipmate, rest easy, we have the watch.
Bravo Zulu.

Mike Cunningham
   Posted Tue February 18, 2014
To Ronnie and family. My deepest condolences. Coby was one of the nicest people I have had the pleasure of knowing.

Bob king
   Posted Tue February 18, 2014
My deepest condolences ...Coby will be missed greatly.

Tom Eicher
   Posted Thu February 20, 2014
Extending my sympathy to Coby's family. May God give you peace.

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