Hon. John P. Lavelle

Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania

1931 - 2017

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Condolences on your loss.

I was thinking about when we used to visit my grandmother (my dad's (Ed Setar) mom) on Rhume St. in Nesquehoning so for the heck of it I Googled Nesquehoning and one of the entries that came up was John's obituary.

I shared it with my brothers.

This is Mark Setar (the youngest of Edward's boys) now living in Canonsburg, PA (a southern suburb of Pittsburgh) with my wife Michelle and boys Ben, Nathan, and Jacob.

Will always...

Marianne, Our deepest condolences for your loss. The last time I saw you and John was at my dads funeral, Edward Setar, in 2004. You shared with me any my brothers the family research you did in finding the origin of the Setar family name. Something I never forgot.
Sincerely with best personal regards,
Gary Setar

Marianne, my deepest expression of sympathy and compassion, a promise of Mass for Jack and prayers for you and your family.

Jack was so kind to me and an authentic example of christian life lived so completely than no one could miss it. We shall notsee the like of him again May the Lord richly bless him for the blessing he was to so many.

God's Peace,
Fr Bob McConaghy
Manila, Philippines

Farewell, old friend. Thank you for teaching me that justice and compassion aren't mutually exclusive.

My Dear Friend I was so sorry to hear of Johns death. He was such a sweet man and loved by many. I'm sending our love and prayers to you and your family at this time. Love Carol and Bucky


John's Obituaries

Hon. John P. Lavelle Judge John P. Lavelle, the longest-serving president judge in Carbon County history, who during his 23 years in office pioneered computerized case management in the court system, while unearthing and documenting the coal-era history of the court and its treatment of Irish...

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