John Patrick Devlin, 31, of Shavertown, passed away Wednesday, July 24. 2013.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, John was a son of John Charles Devlin, Benton, and Marilyn Lauer Olenick, Shavertown.
John was a graduate of Dallas High School, class of 2000, where he was a member of the Dallas Mountaineers football team. He was a graduate of Luzerne County Community College, where he studied fire science and earned an associate's degree in criminal justice.
He was formerly employed by UPS and most recently worked at Lowe's Distribution Warehouse, Avoca.
John was an avid fisherman and loved the outdoors.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are a sister, Jacqueline Perry, and her husband, Matthew, Dallas; and two nephews, Adam and Sean Perry, also of Dallas.
The family will receive friends 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown.
Published in Times Leader on July 26, 2013