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Funeral services for John Jemela, 78, of Sealy were held Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Sealy with the Rev. Eric Pitre celebrating the Funeral Mass and Rite of committal. Interment was in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery.

Pallbearers for the service were Kirk Weathers, Beriah Stasny, Adam Rivera, John Rivera, Nicholas Jemela and David Jemela.

The son of Frank Jemela, Sr. and Lillian Chmelik Jemela, he grew up and attended school in Wallis, graduating from high school in 1947.

He was a member of ICC  Catholic Church in Sealy, Sealy Knights of Columbus 3rd and 4th degree.

Frank was owner of the AMF Bowling Equiptment and Sealy Bowling Palace.

He was united in marriage to Alfrieda Nentwig Jemela. They made their home in Sealy.

John died Monday, June 8, 2009 in a Katy hospital.

Survivors include his wife, Freda Jemela of Sealy, daughters, Mary Elizabeth Jemela of Sealy and Samantha Riveria and husband Jamie of Sealy, sister, Rose Engelhardt of East Bernard, brother, Joe Jemela and wife Carolyn of Texas City and sister-in-law, Lucille Jemela of Wallis and 5 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Lillian Jemela and Brother Frank Jemela, Jr..

Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel in Sealy in charge of arrangements.


Posted by Joy Neely


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