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David A. Chvala

David A. Chvala



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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  David A. Chvala

    Family/Spouse: Christine D. Cobb. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Family/Spouse: Unknown. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Kasper Severene Chvala was born on 8 Jan 1920 (son of Stephanus Chvala); died on 3 Sep 2001.

    Notes:

    Kasper S. Chvala, 81, of 15 Park St., died Monday at his home. Mr. Chvala was a ironworker employed by various construction companies. He was a member of Local 40 of the International Association of Bridge Structure and Ornamental Ironworkers. Born Jan. 8, 1920, in Zelienople, Pa., son of Stephen and Kathryn Stono Chvala, he was a 1937 graduate of Zelienople High School and served in the Navy from 1937 to 1940. He also served in the Merchant Marine from 1941 to 1945. He lived at Katonah, Oswego and Pittsburgh, Pa., before moving to Pulaski in 1987. He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church, a member of Pulaski Grange 730 and a past grand knight of Bernard Gregg Knights of Columbus Council 5605. Surviving are his wife of 28 years, the former Barbara Jodway Segretto; two daughters, June Chvala, Buffalo, and Michelle Chvala, Tucson, Ariz.; seven sons, Steve, Stafford, Ariz., Cyrus, Kenmore, Daniel, Panther Lake, James, Bakersfield, Calif., Richard, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., David, Ellisburg, and Michael, Albuquerque, N.M.; two sisters, Anna Puskar, Hershey, Pa., and Josephine Linko, Baden, Pa., 17 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Mr. Chvala had been married previously. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. John the Evangelist Church. Entombment will be in St. Peter's Mausoleum, Oswego. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

    The Watertown Daily Times
    Wednesday, September 5, 2001
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    Kasper S. Chvala, 81, of 15 Park St., Pulaski, died Monday. Born in Zelienople, Pa., he lived in Katonah, Oswego and Pittsburgh, Pa., before moving to Pulaski in 1987. He graduated from Zelienople High School in 1937. He worked for construction companies and as an iron worker. He was a member of Local 40 International Association of Bridge Structure & Ornamental Ironworkers, St. John's the Evangelist Church and Pulaski Grange 730. He was past grand knight of Bernard Gregg Knights of Columbus Council 5605 in Pulaski. He served in the Navy from 1937 to 1940 and in the Merchant Marines from 1941 to 1945. Survivors: His wife of 28 years, the former Barbara Jodway Segretto; two daughters, June Chvala of Buffalo and Michele Chvala of Tucson, Ariz.; seven sons, Steve of Stafford, Ariz., Cyrus of Kenmore, Daniel of Panther Lake, James of Bakersfield, Calif., Richard of Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., David of Ellisburg and Michael of Albuquerque, N.M.; two sisters, Anna Puskar of Hershey, Pa., and Josephine Linko of Baden, Pa.; 17 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday in St. John's the Evangelist Church. Burial, St. Peter's Mausoleum. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

    The Syracuse Post-Standard
    Wednesday, September 5, 2001

    Kasper married Barbara Jodway. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Barbara Jodway
    Children:
    1. Michael Thomas Chvala
    2. 1. David A. Chvala
    3. Daniel Chvala
    4. Richard Chvala


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Stephanus Chvala was born on 6 Jun 1883 (son of Michael Thomas Chvala and Katerina Zalavy); died on 9 Jul 1962.
    Children:
    1. 2. Kasper Severene Chvala was born on 8 Jan 1920; died on 3 Sep 2001.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Michael Thomas Chvala

    Michael married Katerina Zalavy. Katerina was born on 20 Oct 1860 in Bratislavsky, Slovakia; died on 31 Aug 1939 in Zelienople, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Katerina Zalavy was born on 20 Oct 1860 in Bratislavsky, Slovakia; died on 31 Aug 1939 in Zelienople, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA.
    Children:
    1. 4. Stephanus Chvala was born on 6 Jun 1883; died on 9 Jul 1962.