Published: November 10, 2011
These friends for life — Leon, Fred and George — served in the Army together in Newfoundland and remained friends for over 60 years. Their children continue to keep in touch with each other. George Tekac, who is the father of Rosemary Olsavsky, lived in Coitsville and died in 2009. He was given a medal for the rescue of a local girl whose car ran off the road and landed upside-down in a river.