Meadville Tribune

September 15, 2013

Norman William Teslik

Meadville Tribune

SEVEN FIELDS — Norman William Teslik, age 79, formerly of Harmony, passed away while under hospice care at Cranberry Paramount Senior Living on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.

Born May of 1934 at Mercy Hospital in Allegheny County, he was the son of the late Milan and Anna (Sailer) Teslik.

Norman graduated with honors from Shaler High and attended Carnegie Mellon University.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Norman was a master marksman and lifetime member of the NRA (National Rifle Association). He was employed by U.S. Steel, FB Leopold Co. for 28 years, and Roediger of Pittsburgh Inc. for 13 years.

Norman retired as the CEO of Roediger Pittsburgh in 1997. He served in the Chamber of Commerce in Zelienople and was instrumental in establishing ECOZ (Environmentally Concerned of Zelienople).

Norman was a member of the Czechoslovakia Society of America, American Water Association, Water Pollution Control Federation and was a 50-year member of Park United Presbyterian Church.

The Teslik family would like to extend special thanks to the Hospice Care at Cranberry Paramount Senior Living for all their wonderful care.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Ruth (Davis) Teslik; his two sons, Nathan Teslik and his wife, Carol, of Butler, and Zane Teslik and his wife, Darlene, of Georgia; his six grandchildren, Tyler and his wife, Shannon, Keeley, Michelle, Pamela, Ashley and Zane Marcus; and his great-granddaughter, Reaghan Nicole.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two infant brothers.

Norman’s family will welcome friends on Tuesday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Boylan Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 324 E. Grandview Ave., Zelienople.

The funeral will be held privately by his family.

He will be laid to rest with military honors in Allegheny County Memorial Park.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made in his honor in support of Park United Presbyterian Church, 115 E. Grandview Ave., Zelienople, Pa. 16063.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared with Norman’s family at