OBITUARY

J. Robert Pochron

February 10, 1928February 22, 2014
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J. Robert Pochron, 86 of Rices Landing (Dry Tavern), died Saturday, February 22, 2014 in the Rolling Meadows Nursing Home, Waynesburg. He was born February 10, 1928 in Palmer, a son of the late John S. and Mary Grabiak Pochron. Mr. Pochron was a 1945 graduate of German Township High School and a 1949 graduate of Waynesburg College. He served in the United States Air Force and retired from the Air Force Reserve as a Lt. Col. Mr. Pochron was a retired school teacher with 35 years of service from the Jefferson-Morgan School District. He was a member of Our Lady of Consolation Parish, the Greene County Retired Teachers Association, the Pennsylvania State Education Association, the National Education Association, the AARP, the Adah Gun Club and the American Legion Post #816, Rices Landing. On June 21, 1958 he married Vivian Lee Black, who survives. Also surviving is a brother, James “JC” Pochron and his wife Ruth of Frederick, MD; two nephews, John Pochron and his wife Karen of Dry Tavern and Mark Pochron and his wife Lori of Rices Landing, and several other nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. Deceased is a brother, John W. Pochron Sr. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday in the Behm Funeral Homes, Inc., 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor, where a blessing service will be held on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Rices Landing, with Fr. John M. Bauer as celebrant. Entombment will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Waynesburg. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Sacred Heart Church, Rices Landing, PA. Military Rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post #954, Jefferson. Condolences may be expressed online at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, February 25, 2014
  • Visitation Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • Visitation Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • Prayer Service Thursday, February 27, 2014
  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 27, 2014
REMEMBERING

J. Robert Pochron

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Mark Sauers

June 8, 2014

Vivian,
Sorry for your loss. Bob was a great teacher and "Boss". I learned a lot from him.

Ernie D'Antonio

April 28, 2014

I am so sorry to learn of Bob's passing. I remember him both as my 8th grade teacher and when I worked for John at Dry Travern Service in the late 60s and early 70s. He was a good man! Semper Fidelis Colonel. With respect, Ernie D'Antonio, LtCol USMC (ret)

March 4, 2014

Condolences from the Voytasek family (Sharon, Bob, Lorrie) -- we all remember being molded by him during our time at Jeff-Morgan

Renee Matteucci

March 3, 2014

Vivian,
So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Clarke lingenfield

March 1, 2014

Mr.Pochron will always be in our hearts what a great man, teacher and friend You will be missed.
Clarke lingenfield

Julie Venick

February 26, 2014

Sympathy from the Venick family. Rest in peace, Mr. Pochron.

February 25, 2014

Mr. Pochran, you are the reason I mastered the periodic table.
Michele Cardilli Martin (class of 1986)

Judy (O'Daniel) & Mike Paluda

February 25, 2014

Hold on to your memories, and let them guide you during this time of sadness.
We had Mr. Pochron for our math classes in high school and what a great teacher he was!

May peace be with you in this time of sorrow.

February 25, 2014

Mr. Pochron. I will always remember you. Mike Yurek (class of 85)

Emma (Cooke) LaRiccia

February 24, 2014

Mr. Pochron. Will always remember you, my algebra teacher at J-M. Strict was the word to describe you as an educator, but you were always kind. Bless you as you journey home.