Razum , George 85
Formerly of Fallowfield Township
George Razum, 85, formerly of Fallowfield Township, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Westmoreland Regional. Born May 27, 1927, in Marianna, a son of Joseph A. and Katherine Yurkovich Razum. He was a member of Ave Maria Parish, Bentleyville. Mr. Razum was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army Air Corp. A graduate of Charleroi High School and California State Teacher's College, Mr. Razum retired from Beth Center Area School District where he was a teacher for many years. He was also a farmer, having raised beef cattle, and was a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union Lodge No. 354 Cokeburg. He is survived by his wife, Mary Troutman Razum; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Pauline and Gilfert Mihalich of Smithton, Lillian Taylor of Monessen and Katherine and Ronald Zukauckas of Fallowfield Township; two nieces and three nephews, Leonard Mihalich of VanVoorhis, Gail Lever of Princeton, Mass., Gil Mihalich of Bentelyville, Daniel Razum of Thailand and Cheryl Castillo of Dallas, Texas. Mr. Razum was preceded in death by his brother, Ernest D. Razum, who died Oct. 31, 2008. Visitation will be held 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in the LEONARD M. PAVLIC FUNERAL HOMES INC., 405 Main St., Bentleyville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at 10 a.m. in Ave Maria Parish, Bentleyville, with the Rev. Edward L. Yuhas, pastor, as celebrant. Entombment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Carroll Township. The family suggests memorials may be made to your local Humane Society. The family would also like to thank the wonderful staff at Walnut Ridge Memory Care for the excellent care of their brother and uncle.