John W. Kozamchak

March 21, 1940 ~ March 27, 2021 (age 81)


John W. Kozamchak, 81, of Derry, died Saturday, March 27, 2021 in Excela Health Latrobe Hospital. He was born March 21, 1940 in Derry Twp., a son of the late John W. and Rose L. (Sulkosky) Kozamchak. Prior to retirement John worked for Blairsville Borough. He was a member of the Blairsville FOE Eagles, Derry Ukrainian Club, and the Latrobe Frontier Club. John Loved Flee Markets, Pittsburgh Sports, and Derry Little League. Besides his parents, John is preceded in death by his sister Rose Copelli. John is survived by his brother Joseph Kozamchak and wife Connie of Derry; three sisters Mary Crawford and husband Richard of Unity Twp.; Helen Jones of Greensburg, and Shirley Dietrick of Derry; and also numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. The family will receive friends for John’s Life Celebration on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 3-8 at the Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home, Inc. 529 North Chestnut St. Derry, PA 724-694-8331. A Blessing Service will be held 11:00AM Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in the funeral home with Rev. Gregory Madeya as officiant. Interment will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Derry. In lieu flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Derry Little League DAYAA PO Box 133 Derry PA 15627. Online condolences may be made to

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March 30, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 AM
Matthew X Merlin Funeral Home, Inc.
529 North Chestnut St.
Derry, PA 15627

March 31, 2021

11:00 AM
Blessing Service

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