Thomas C. Slanoc, 85, Portage, passed away Saturday at Maple Winds Care Center. He was born in Johnstown, son of the late Frank and Sylvia (Chulick) Slanoc. Surviving are a son, Bruce, of Portage and a brother, Evan, of Milwaukee, Wis. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. Friends will be received from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at The Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Father Andrew Draper, celebrant. Entombment will be at Sacred Heart Mausoleum, Portage.