JOHN P., Sr.
Age 84, formerly of West Mifflin, on Good Friday, March 29, 2013. He was the retired Co-owner of Gruber & Denne Electric. He was a member of St. Agnes Church in West Mifflin, past President of their Parish Council. He was the Co-founder of the Ephesians IV Prayer Group. He was a former volunteer for Meals on Wheels, and he proudly served his country in the Army during WWII. Beloved husband of 62 years to the late Mary Martha (Crawford) Gruber, who died January 15, 2013; father of Elaine (Andrew) Hrinda of McKeesport, John P. (Pamela) Gruber, Jr. of Belle Vernon, Thomas (Mildred) Gruber of Baldwin, Mark Gruber O.S.B. of Latrobe, Martha "Marcy" (Arthur) Earl of West Mifflin, Matthew (Elizabeth) Gruber of Belle Vernon, Luke (Antoinette) Gruber of McCandless, Laura (Robert) Loranger of Belle Vernon, and Joy (Brent) Foster of McCandless; 44 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; brother of Barbara (Carl) Thomas of West Mifflin, Catherine (late James) Williams of Jefferson Hills, the late Armella (late Jasper) Falvo, and the late Clara (late Edward) Smith; also nieces and nephews. Visitation on Monday from 2-9 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Agnes Church on Tuesday at 10 a.m. with Rev. Joseph Grosko, administrator. Burial with Military Honors at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin. Memorial contributions may be made to the Vincentian Home, 111 Perrymont Rd., Pgh., PA 15237.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Mar. 30 to Apr. 1, 2013