Friday, April 16, 2021

John Charles “Jack” Sefter

Name of Deceased John Charles "Jack" Sefter
Age 89
Date of Death 04/01/2021
Date of Birth 11/05/1931
Funeral Home Koch Funeral Home

ohn “Jack” Charles Sefter, 89, of PA Furnace, died Thursday, April 1, 2021, at home.

Born November 5, 1931, in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late John Lewis and Catherine Krupansky Sefter. On June 6, 1953, he married Marie Kathryn Kirk, who survives.

In addition to his wife, Jack is survived by four sons, Francis Andrew and his wife, Dianne, of State College, John C. and his wife Holly of Gettysburg, Christopher W. and his wife, Kendra of State College, and Stephen E. and his wife Mary Rose of Cary, NC; seven grandchildren:,Louis, Clay, Kelly, Jessica, Willie, Hannah, Rebecca; four great-grandchildren: Eloise, Amelia, Zoey, and Frankie, and two step-grandchildren, Ben and Amber Cole. Three siblings: James, Joseph, and Cathy and her husband Fred, as well his brother- in- law, Philip Bold. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Joan Sabatine and Mary Jean Bold.

Jack graduated from Penn State University in 1954 with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He went on to work for HRB Singer and the Army Corp. of Engineers as a Mechanical Engineer.

He was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 6, 2021 from 10-11am at Our Lady of Victory, 820 Westerly Parkway, State College.

Funeral Mass will follow on Tuesday at 11am with Father Neil Dadey officiating.

Burial will be in Graysville Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions can be made to Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church.

Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at