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77, of Westmont, died suddenly at home on June 10, 2017. Born February 9, 1940 in Johnstown, son of Joseph and Catherine (Chessa) Pinna. Preceded in death by his parents, brothers-in-law Henry Verhovsek and Richard Fleck and nephew John Verhovsek. Survived by his loving and caring wife of 54 years Harriet (Fleck), sister Lena Verhovsek, brother Ray married to Joan, of VA, sisters-in-law Patricia and Theresa Fleck. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. John was a 1958 graduate of Johnstown High School. He was a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He was a teacher at Greater Johnstown School District for 30 years. He was an avid golfer and bowler. John was well like and will be sadly missed by his friends and family. He was a life member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish (formerly St. Anthony) where friends and family will meet for a Funeral Mass on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 10:00 a.m. Fr. Matthew Misurda. Friends received from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont Chapel, 1622 Menoher Blvd. Interment, St. Anthony Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Thomas B. Starzl Transplant Institute, 3600 Forbes at Meyran Avenue, Suite 8084, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 in John's memory. Condolences may be sent through www.ducafuneralhome.com
Published on June 12, 2017
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