Due to COVID-19 restrictions and safety concerns services have been postponed until a later date. When conditions improve the family is planning for public services to be held at St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville and are also planning to have a reception following the mass at the Knights of Columbus in Greenville.
Paul J. “Greek” Selnekovic, age 83, of Morgan St., Greenviile, went to be with our Lord on Saturday April 18, 2020.
He was born in Greenville on Novemeber 22, 1936 to Joseph and Patrina (Slamka) Selnekovic. Greek attended St. Michael High School and served in the U.S. Navy from March 10, 1956 until March 14, 1962. He was employed for thirty-five years as a meat cutter at the former Sanitary Market in Greenville. Greek was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville, where he served as an Usher for over fifty years.
Paul was a lifetime member of Knights of Columbus Fitzmartin Council #1446, was a member of Reynolds VFW Post #7599, Greenville Italian Home Club and the Greenville Family Moose Center #276. Greek was an avid slow pitch softball player in the area for many years and was well known for the numerous homeruns he hit. He played for several teams that included, Pizza Tavern, Sportsman Tavern, Knights of Columbus and many more. Greek also enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time in his garden, and playing cards, especially Texas Hold-Em Poker.
On March 10, 1956 he married his beautiful wife, the former Raylene I. Stone, she survives. Also surviving are his five daughters; Sue Fair and her husband Don of W. Middlesex, Dina Whalen and her husband Richard of Hermitage, Donna Kean and her husband Kevin of Hartstown, Judy McKay and her husband Dan of Greenville and Paula Selnekovic and her companion John Godinich of Greenville, two sisters; Mary Jennings and Josephine Selnekovic, both of Greenville, thirteen grandchildren, three step grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, seven step great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and Mark Mietta, who he treated like a son.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers; Joseph Selnekovic and andrew Selnekovic and a sister; Theresa Chokas.
Inurnment will be in St. Michael Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Micahel Roman Catholic Church, 85 N. High St., Greenville, PA 16125. Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.