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This Appears to be from an April, 1946, issue of the Catholic NW Progress


Last Rites Held For John Pavlick,
 22, O'Dea Graduate

Pavlick died in a local hospital Saturday from the effects of malaria contracted while serving overseas with the navy Seabees.

John Sylvester Pavlick, 22-year-old O'Dea High School graduate was buried in Calvary Cemetery last Tuesday following a Requiem High Mass at St. Mary Church, Seattle. Fr. Jos. Conway, pastor, said Mass and Fr. Thomas Gill delivered the sermon.

Active in sports he was graduated from O'Dea in 1943, enlisting in the navy almost immediately. He was rated a Carpenter's Mate, third class with the Construction Battalion, serving on Guadalcanal, Tulagi, Bougainville, in New Calcdonia and on Okinawa.

The Seattle-born youth became coach of the St. Mary Parochial athletic teams upon his release from the navy in December of last year. He was a member of the Holy Name Society of the parish and belonged to the Knights of Columbus.

Surviving are his father, Joseph, 1818 19th Ave. S., two sisters, Mrs. Peter Radman and Anne Pavlick; two brothers Frank and William, all of Seattle; three nephews and two neices.









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