John 'Jay' Horvath, 59, a lifelong resident of Zion Grove, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, August 27th, 2018.
Jay was born in Shenandoah, PA on December 9, 1958, a son of the late Virginia A. (Green) and John M. Horvath.
He was a graduate of the West Hazleton High School, then attended the Williamsport Area Community College, where he studied diesel mechanics and heavy equipment operations.
For the past 34 years, Jay has been employed by PPL. Jay enjoyed trips to Disney, hunting and doing crossword puzzles as well as enjoying his pet dogs, Jethro, Casey and Buddy.
Jay is survived by his soulmate of 27 years, Tresa Ortona and by his three children, Michael, and his wife Danyelle Horvath of Maryland; Jayson Horvath of Texas and Tiffany Horvath of Maryland.
He is also survived by three sisters, Elizabeth, wife of William Hogan of Shenandoah; Mary Jane Horvath of Zion Grove and Annette, wife of Barry Dennison of Zion Grove and by 2 grandsons, John and Noah along with nieces and nephews.
Jay's family will receive friends from 5 PM to 7 PM on Friday, August 31st at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are asked to be made to Animal Resource Center, 301A Boone Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.