JOHN FRANK CESLOVNIK
John Frank Ceslovnik, 61, of Summersville, WV
passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019 in the
Summersville Regional Medical Center Extended Care
Facility after a long battle with MS. Born September 10,
1957 at Johnstown, PA, he was a son of Agnes Standa
Ceslovnik and the late Frank E. Ceslovnik.
He was a graduate of Southern Illinois University
(Carbondale) in 1977, was ordained a permanent deacon
in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in 2004, and
served St. John the Evangelist (Summersville) and Holy
Family (Richwood) Catholic churches. John retired from
Nalco Chemical and worked briefly as a people greeter at
Walmart. John loved hunting, fishing, his family, his
church and sharing his love of life with everyone he came
into contact with.
Special thanks to the folks at SRMC Extended Care
Facility for the excellent care and concern he received the
last two years of his life.
Surviving besides his mother are his wife, Debbie
(Manges) Ceslovnik; sons, Jason (Barbara) Ceslovnik and
Jonathan (Nikki) Ceslovnik; grandchildren, Rease, Jaxon,
and Stella; sister, Jonna Contacos-Sawyer (Mark) and his
niece, Brooke Contacos.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on
Friday, August 16, 2019 in the St. John’s Catholic Church
in Summersville with Father Rene’ Gerona officiating.
Interment will follow in the Catholic Cemetery in
Friends may call at the White Funeral Home in
Summersville on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. A Rosary will
be recited at 3:45 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the
Knights of Columbus c/o St. John’s Catholic Church 1703
Webster Road Summersville, WV 26651 for their annual
food basket distribution.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.