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John E. Deringer


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John E. Deringer Obituary
John Edward Deringer, of St. Augustine, Fla., passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. John was the first son of the late John and Millie Deringer, of Oakmont. He was the beloved grandson of the late Mary Deringer; and nephew of the late Margaret Deringer, of Cheswick; the beloved husband of 48 years to Elaine Dapra Deringer, of St. Augustine, Fla.; father of John M. Deringer, of St. Augustine, Fla., Glenn A. Deringer, of St. Augustine, Fla., and Ryan M. (Kristin) Deringer, of St. Augustine, Fla.; loving grandfather of Ryan Margaret and Jaxon James Deringer, who will miss their PopPop; brother of Larry, of St. Augustine, Fla., Dave, of Oakmont, Mike, of Fort Collins, Colo., and Tim, of Longmont, Colo. Deringer; uncle to Andrew (Kari) Deringer, of Fruita, Colo; and great-uncle to our Sunshine Lilly. John grew up in Oakmont. He attended St. Irenaeus School, Oakmont High School and Gannon University. He enlisted in the Marine Corps and received his wings in 1970. He flew F-4 fighter jets as a radar intercept officer. He attended Top Gun School. He was a proud Marine. He worked for Allegheny Ludlum Steel for more than 30 years. John built his life around his sons, their school activities and soccer teams (coach and licensed referee). He supported all of his sons' activities. John was active in many church activities (at direction of Jeanne Kaus and Father Blough) for many years. You fought a brave and courageous fight. Your family and friends are going to miss you, Big Guy. Special thanks to Marian Raftis, Community Palliative Services and to all Community Hospice caring and wonderful people. Please, no flowers. In John's name, please make a donation to the .
ST. JOHN'S FAMILY FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Valley News Dispatch on Nov. 12, 2017
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