Mark G. Auman, Sr.

Mark G. Auman, Sr., 69, of 18798 Bennetts Valley Highway, Weedville, passed away Friday, December 25, 2020, at his residence with his family by his side.

He was born May 20, 1951, in Ridgway, son of the late Genevieve M. Copella, and Jerome W. Auman.  He was a retired employee of Powder Metal Products, now MPP, retiring after 47 years of service.

On January 9, 1971, in the St. Joseph’s Church in Force, Mark married Dolores L. Serafini, who survives.  He is also survived by his daughter, Tracy L. Smith (Charles) of Weedville; two sons: Mark G. Auman, Jr. (Connie) of St. Marys and William J. Auman of Weedville; five grandchildren: Anthony J. Auman, Genevieve Smith, Morgan Auman, Faith Smith, and Leanna Smith; three sisters: Odilia Hoffman and her husband Jerry, Mary Harter, and Clare Anderson; and by three brothers: Thomas Auman, John Auman, and Jerome Auman II.

Mark was a life member of the Jay Township Volunteer Fire Department and served as a forest fire warden.  He was instrumental in starting Boy Scout Troop 180 where he was able to share his love for the outdoors.  Mark enjoyed fishing, camping, dirt track racing, and had a special affinity for birds.  He enjoyed making jewelry for the most important people in his life, his family.  He had a lust for life.  There was nothing that would stop Mark from truly enjoying the life that he had.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the St. Joseph’s Church on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. Mark Mastrian, Pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, from 4:00 until 6:00 PM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Jay Township Volunteer Fire Company, 3161 Cleveland Street, Weedville, PA 15868.

Chris Neureiter December 27, 2020 at 5:28 pm

Tracy,
So sorry to read about your dad. Keeping everyone in my thoughts and prayers.

Mark A. O'Connor December 27, 2020 at 5:50 pm

I’m very sorry to hear of the untimely passing of Mark. Myself and family are sending prayers and thoughts to all of Mark’s family. I knew Mark through fire calls from when I was a member of Fox Twp Fire Dept Co. 3.

Patty Hoh December 28, 2020 at 8:53 am

Tracy, I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad. May he Rest In Peace. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Roger & Marleen Meraglia December 28, 2020 at 2:37 pm

All, we are so sorry for your loss. Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May he rest in peace.

Lynn Henry December 28, 2020 at 9:06 pm

Tracy,
I am sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. You and your family are in our thoughts.

Lynn and Tim Henry

Tena Secco Emmert December 28, 2020 at 11:13 pm

Dolly & Billy, and Tracy & Mark and your families,

I am so very sorry for your great loss. I hope that your wonderful memories will bring smiles through your tears and comfort on your saddest days.
Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.
Sincerely,
Tena Secco

Bernie, Patty, Chris , Kayla and Gabby Rettger December 29, 2020 at 4:01 pm

We are so sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. . You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Heidi Slottjr December 29, 2020 at 9:23 pm

Dolly, Mark, Tracy, and Billy, Sorry to hear about his passing. We have so many great memories with Mark and the boys from scouts and little league. Keep the great memories to help you through this time.

Staci Beck December 30, 2020 at 6:26 am

I am so sorry for your loss. I remember him from the valley softball league when I was a teenager. He was always so helpful, generous and caring. Thoughts and prayers to the whole family.?

Chris Loeffler December 30, 2020 at 1:55 pm

I was very sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. He was always such a happy up-type of person and it was always nice to talk with him. My prayers are with all of his wonderful family members through this sad time.

Gerri Ireland January 1, 2021 at 8:53 am

To the Auman’s and the Smiths, I am so sorry for the loss of your father/grandfather. Losing someone so near and dear to your heart is never an easy time. That emptiness, from their absence, never ceases. Many thoughts and Prayers to all of you, especially, during this difficult time and all the days to come. May you find peace from your pain through GOD and in the arms of family and friends.

Jim and Amy Gulnac January 1, 2021 at 4:50 pm

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Auman family.

Sharon Lee Ward January 10, 2021 at 8:36 pm

Tracy,
Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

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