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Re: Jack Poloka (1938-2010)

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  • Greg
    Jack will be missed. He had touched tens of thousand of Eastern Europeans over the years. He left a legacy that will live forever. Greg
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 20, 2010
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      Jack will be missed.

      He had touched tens of thousand of Eastern Europeans
      over the years.

      He left a legacy that will live forever.

      Greg


      --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, Joe Armata <armata@...> wrote:
      >
      > I'm so sorry to hear about Jack's sudden passing. My thoughts and
      > prayers are with Dean and the rest of his family.
      >
      > Joe
      >
      >
      >
      > > John "Jack" Poloka (71) passed away on March 16. He was a co-founder
      > > and long-time Program Director and Choreographer of Pittsburgh's
      > > Slavjane Folk Ensamble and co-host of the Carpatho-Rusyn Heritage
      > > Radio Program, with his son Dean.
      > >
      > > Visitors to the Slovak Studies Program's Heritage Festival were able
      > > to admire the results of his work, and it was thanks to Jack and Dean
      > > that the sound system became highly dependable. Both have been dear
      > > friends of the Slovak Studies Program since they took Slovak classes
      > > in the 1990s.
      > >
      > > Jack's voice can still be heard in a recording of his last radio
      > > program of 3/14:
      > >
      > > <http://www.c-rs.org/RadioPgm/crshp.html>
      > >
      > > Funeral arrangements: Szal Funeral Home, 238 Helen St., McKees Rocks,
      > > PA
      > >
      > > Visitation - Thursday 2-4 pm; 6-8 pm; Friday 2-4 pm; 7-9pm. Parastas
      > > - Friday 7:30 pm; Saturday 9:30 am.
      > >
      > > <http://www.szalfuneralhome.com/obituaries.html>
      > >
      > > | Divine Liturgy funeral 10:00 am Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic
      > > Church
      > >
      > > <http://www.holyghost-byzantinecatholic.org/>
      > >
      > >
      > > | Martin
      > >
      >
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