John Repasky, 100, passed away on May 26, 2017.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Deacon Hazen Kenney. A graveside service with military honors will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Sardis Cemetery in Converse, Louisiana. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Thursday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on March 1, 1917, he was the son of Nicholas Repasky and Elizabeth (Shuey) Repasky. John is a U.S. Army Air Corp veteran who served in World War II. He is a retired master Plumber and was also a pipefitter of Local 195. He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church and the American Legion Post 250 in Bridge City. He liked to garden, cook, and was a former volunteer for the First Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen in Orange. John will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Elizabeth Sue Fincher; his sister, Marie Slavich; his brother, Nicholas Repasky; and his granddaughter, Courtney Repasky. He is survived by his wife, Susie Repasky; his children, John Cates Repasky and his wife Trudy of West Monroe, New York, Nancy Marie Metcalf and her husband Greg of Houston, and Roy Smith Repasky and his wife Lily of Damon, Texas; his grandchildren, Lisa Carlock, Elizabeth Way, and Brittany Repasky; his great-grandchildren, Ashley Rose Carlock, Jackson Way, and Colton Way; and his former son-in-law, Jerry Fincher. For those who wish, memorials may be directed to the Sardis Cemetery Fund, c/o Barbara Leatherwood, 171 Midway Rd, Converse, LA 71419-3450, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.