John “Jack” Suppa, age 74 , of Warren, PA., died Saturday, September 26, 2015 at his residence after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was born December 7, 1940 in Warren, PA., and was the son of John and Ann Galenis Suppa. Jack was a lifelong resident of Warren. He was a 1958 graduate of Warren High School. Jack was employed with Warren Car Company as manager/supervisor working there for over 30 years and retired in 2006 from Whirley Industries.
He was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Warren Council of the Knights of Columbus, was currently the longest surviving member of the Struthers Hose where he was a Past President.
He enjoyed gardening, crossword and jig saw puzzles. He was a great lover of sports, especially was a diehard fan of the Cleveland Brown’s and Penn State.
He is survived by his four daughters whom he dearly loved – Sherri Suppa of Pittsburgh, PA., Kim VerMilyea and husband, David of Warren, PA., Dena Suppa and husband, William Davi of Lakeland, FL., Tracy Leichtenberger and husband, Joe of Sheffield, PA., 2 Grandchildren – Kyle VerMilyea of Lakeland, FL., Emily Leichtenberger of Sheffield, PA., 1 Brother – Victor J. Suppa and wife, Gloria of Warren, PA. 2 Sisters – Anne V. Suppa of Erie, PA., Patricia J. English of Waterford, PA., several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 Brother– Dr. Robert J. Suppa, PhD.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:45 P.M. by Deacon Joseph Lucia.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA., on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. with Fr. Thomas Suppa, cousin of Jack’s and pastor of St. Teresa R.C. Church, Union City, PA., officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Sheffield V.F.W., lending hospital equipment program, 1 Austin Hill Road, Box 431, Sheffield, PA. 16347.
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