Struthers – A prayer service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. at the
Clemente Funeral Home and at 10:00 a.m. a Mass of Christian Burial at Christ Our Savior Parish/St. Nicholas, both in Struthers for John J. Uhron, 87, who passed away Saturday morning at his residence.
John was born February 1, 1931 in Youngstown, Ohio, a son of Charles and Ann Mahovsky Uhren.
He lived in the area his whole life and attended Holy Name grade school and Chaney High School. John was an Army Veteran during the Korean War. He worked at Isaly’s Dairy and retired from Borden Dairy in Boardman, OH. He was a member of Christ Our Savior Parish/St. Nicholas Church and the Teamster’s Local #377. John was an avid bowler and a Cleveland Browns and Indians fan. John liked to gamble and go to Mountaineer and enjoyed playing his harmonica and singing. He enjoyed attending all of his grandchildren’s events.
John married the former Catherine “Kay” Brizzi on August 30, 1952 and she passed away November 4, 2015.
He leaves two daughters, Darlene (Eric) Dell’Arco of Struthers and Jackie (Mark) Angelilli of Poland; one sister Margaret Novak of Youngstown; six grandchildren, Marissa Dell’Arco, Vincent (Celeste) Dell’Arco, Adrianna Dell’Arco, Alina (Mike) Angelilli, and Anthony and Mark Angelilli; many nieces and nephews; and sister-in-laws, Virginia Brizzi Olson and Josephine Brizzi.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one brother Michael Uhran; four sisters, Ann Siciliano, Mary Mokri, Helen Ostafi and Agnes Bires.
The family wishes to thank his caregivers for their love and support during the last two years, Darla, Julie, Glenn, Lisa, Nancy, Stephanie, Carol, Kortney and Hospice of the Valley.
Friends may call on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Clemente Funeral Home in Struthers.