JOHN JOSEPH, JR.
Age 75, of Allison Park, on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. Beloved husband of Shirley (Dorben) Chapman; loving father of John and Timothy Wertman, Michael (Angie Thomson) Chapman and Steve (Holly Koegler) Chapman; proud grandfather of Tiffany, Jason and Krystal Wertman and Alex, Layney and Ashley Chapman; several great-grandchildren; brother Eugene (Brenda) Chapman; and many beloved friends, colleagues, brothers and sisters in the labor movement. He is preceded in death by a son Roy Wertman and brother Robert Chapman. John was a Regional Labor Leader with Local Union #373 and Labors International Union of North America. He also proudly served in US Air Force. Friends received Friday 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the ORION C. PINKERTON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1014 California Ave., Avalon 412-766-5600. Funeral service and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers donations suggested to the
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