Of Pleasant Hills, went home to be with his Savior and Lord on January 31, 2013 at the age of 58. Cherished husband of Lynn (McPherson) Calgelia; loving and devoted father of Erin (Mark) Eckley, Jennifer (Ryan) Snyder and John (Natalya) Calgelia; adored "Poppy" of Domi, Caleb, Joel, Ethan, Zeke, Elijah, Angelina, Levi, Aubrielle, Lilly, Ellie and Annaliese; son of the late Charles and Lucy (Rossi) Calgelia; son-in-law of Peg McPherson and the late Sam McPherson; brother of Charlene Ryan and JoAnna (Richard) Calgelia; loved by many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. John was a lifelong educator, athlete and coach. He was a hard working man always willing to lend a hand. He enjoyed going to "The River", fishing, quading and relaxing on his swing alongside his family. Visitation will be held at the JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills on Saturday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., where a Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 12:00 noon. Interment Jefferson Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to the Abundant Life Ministry Center, 540 Delwar Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236.

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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Feb. 1 to Feb. 2, 2013