John J. Jago

John J. Jago, 91, a life resident of Plymouth, passed into the hands of the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012.

He was born April 12, 1921, in Plymouth, and was the son of the late Casimir and Michaline Wisniewski Jago.

He was a graduate of Plymouth High School, Class of 1939.

John was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the European Theater, with the 628th Tank Destroyer Battalion, during the Battle of the Bulge. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart.

He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Shawnee Post 1425, Plymouth.

He was employed by the Kingston Excavating Co. Prior to his retirement in 1983, he was employed by St. Stanislaus Medical Care Center, Sheatown.

He was a member of All Saints Parish, Plymouth.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph and Edward, and sisters, Helen Gryskewicz, Julia Evan, Eva Michalski, Agnes Kearsing and Stella Russell.

Surviving are his loving wife of 64 years, the former Rose Marie Dombroski; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; great-nephews; great-great-nephews; and one great-great-great-nephew.

The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday from S.J. Grontkowski Funeral Home, 530 W. Main St., Plymouth, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in All Saints Parish, 66 Willow St., Plymouth. Interment will be in St. Mary's Nativity Cemetery, Plymouth Township. Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to All Saints Parish, 66 Willow St., Plymouth, PA 18651, 570-779-5323.

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Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 22, 2012