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John Julian Pender Jr.


1951 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
John Julian Pender Jr. Obituary
JOHN JULIAN PENDER, JR. passed away Oct. 8, 2014 at UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica, surrounded by his family. He was 63 years old. John was born July 15, 1951 in Tarboro, North Carolina to parents Johnnie and Mildred. Growing up, he lived in Tarboro, NC, Flagstaff AZ, Orange County CA, and finally settled in Corona CA. He was a graduate of Cal Poly Pomona University with degrees is Civil and Structural Engineering. John was employed at California Steel Industries in Fontana for over 15 years. He was greatly involved in scouting with his two sons; first as a webelos leader, then as a scout master and charter organization representative. John also enjoyed woodworking as a beloved past time. John is survived by his loving wife of almost 38 years, Karen; sons Justin and Ross; daughters-in-law Lauren and Zhen; grandson Kyle; his sister Carolyn, aunts and uncles, and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces. A Memorial service will be held in his honor on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 2 pm at St. John's Episcopal Church, 526 Magnolia Ave. Corona, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to Boy Scout Troop 107 chartered by St. John's, of which John served as scout master. The funds will be used to assist scouts to attend scout camp and other similar outings that the troop participates in. Donations may be made out to: Troop 107; Mailing address: Boy Scout Troop 107 c/o St. John's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 152, Corona, CA 92878.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Oct. 16, 2014
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