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    Johnstown Tribune, 11 Dec 1911, Contributed by Lisa Baker

The funeral of the late John J. Hornick, the well Known hotelman, who died Saturday afternoon, will take place from St. Joseph's German Catholic Church at 9:00 tomorrow morning. A solemn high mass will be said by the Rev. Father Bede Hornick, O.S.B., of St. Vincent's Monastery, as celebrant, the Dev, Father Wilfred Frins, O.S.B., as deacon, and the Rev. Father Alfred, O.S.B., as sub-deacon. The pallbearers will be M. J. Stoltz of Ebensburg, S. H. Batley, M. J. Cunningham, William V. Stibich, Herman Speck, Bernard Nees, James P. Greene, and William D. Weimer. Interment will be in the church cemetery in Geistown.


A large number of relatives and friends assembled at St. Joseph's German Catholic Church this morning to attend the funeral services of John J. Hornick, which were in charge of Rev. Father Bede Hornick, of St. Vincent's College, a cousin of the deceased. Father Bede was the celebrant of the solemn requiem high mass, with the Rev. Father Maximillian as deacon and the Rev. Father Alfred as subdeacon. The requiem was sung by the children's choir, and at the conclusion, William J. Bittner of the Park Theater sang as a baritone solo "Nearer, my God, to Thee."

Interment was at the church cemetery at Geistown where services were in charge of Fathers Bede and Maximillian. Among the relatives and friends from out of the city were Mrs. D. A. Gitson of Williamsport, Mrs. William M. Sampson and son of Patton, M. J. Stolz and County Commissioner Thomas A. Osborn of Ebensburg, Henry Riddel of Pittsburg, J. Paul Rue of Hastings, and Mrs. E. M. Horner of Wilmore. A delegation of Elks attended as a body.

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