Joseph K. Serian, 70, of Indiana, passed away May 8, 2023, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.
He was born on June 10, 1952 in Punxsutawney, the son of the late Arch and Phyllis (Altman) Serian. On December 8, 2004 in Key West, he married the love of his life Sondra (Schall) Serian, who survives.
Retired, Joe worked as the ground’s maintenance keeper for Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He took pride in taking care of the athletic fields at the university.
Joe was the lead vocalist for the band “Down to the Wire” for many years. Other than his passion for singing, he enjoyed caring for all the stray neighborhood cats and traveling with his wife Sondra.
Joe is survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Sondra Serian of Indiana; six siblings: Dave Serian of Rossiter, Dan Serian and his wife Kim of Rossiter, Kirk Serian of Rossiter, Nancy Stamler and her companion Paul Prutznal of Rossiter, Jennifer Serian of Punxsutawney and Susan Rossey and her husband Ron of Punxsutawney; his in-laws, Bob and Shirley Schall of Kittanning, brother-in-law, Mike Schall and his wife Jackie of Kittanning, and a sister-in-law, Sally Fink and her husband Ed of Kittanning; he is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the Indiana County Humane Society or Four Footed Friends in Indiana.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc. Punxsutawney.
Online tributes can be made at www.shumakerfh.com
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