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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.

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11 Comments

  1. Terry Uhrin Terry Uhrin
    April 21, 2020    

    Raylene and family so sorry to see of Paul’s passing. Remember him fondly for his “hootie hoo” when he would stop by. Ben enjoyed his stopping to just reminisce. They can catch up in heaven now. God bless you all.

  2. T I M Beck STI NE T I M Beck STI NE
    April 21, 2020    

    Sorry for your loss

  3. Anonymous Anonymous
    April 21, 2020    

    Raylene & family Diane & John Mowris sends their condolences for Greek`s passing & I`ll miss him coming to the shop to trout fish & wanting coffee.
    We lost a good friend. GOD BLESS

  4. Steve Shimshock Steve Shimshock
    April 21, 2020    

    So sorry for your loss. Greek was a good person. I enjoyed watching him play softball growing up. Prayers to family.

  5. Vicki Huntley Vicki Huntley
    April 21, 2020    

    Judy and family. So sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. He was your rock. May you all find peace and comfort in the time ahead.

  6. Arlene Kelley Arlene Kelley
    April 21, 2020    

    Donna So sorry for the loss of your father. I always loved when your father was the bingo caller!

  7. Jimmy G & Family Jimmy G & Family
    April 21, 2020    

    Paula & Judy & Family

    Sorry for your Loss. Greek was a good man. We had a lot of memories playing cards.

  8. Phyllis Phyllis
    April 21, 2020    

    So very sorry to hear of your loss. He was my second dad, and was an amazing man, with a big beautiful family that will carry on his legacy. May the special memories you have of him, may bring you peace and comfort through this difficult time. I love you all.

  9. Donald Hoffman Donald Hoffman
    April 23, 2020    

    So sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. I worked with Paul at the Sanitary Market and he taught me a lot about life. May God circle your family with blessings of love.

  10. Grabby from walmart Grabby from walmart
    April 23, 2020    

    R aylene and family,
    I’m sorry to hear about ur loss he was always nice to me. my sympathy is with all of u. I will miss seeing u come into Wal-Mart Greek. U loved to pick on me every time I saw u in Wal-mart. Rest in peace Greek. I remember th first time I met u and R aylene u said u weregoing to me grabby and u told me to call u Greek not Paul.

  11. Bill and Roberta Bresnan Bill and Roberta Bresnan
    April 25, 2020    

    Raylene and family we were so sorry to here of Paul’s passing, God bless you all.

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