John A. Roland Jr.

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John A. Roland Jr., 67, of Wayne Township, passed away Tuesday at his home.

Born in Schuylkill Haven, he was a son of John A. Sr. and Stella Sima Roland.

He attended Schuylkill Haven schools.

He served in the Merchant Marines. He was a meat cutter and had worked at the former Waymart in Minersville and at McMullin's Market in New Philadelphia. He also was the owner of the John Roland Carpet Cleaning Service.

He is survived by his daughter, Kelly Roberts and her husband, Zachary, Boston, Ma.; two sisters, Pat Davis, Pottsville, and Ellen Faust, Cressona; his best friend, Irvin Freeman, Wayne Township; nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in John's memory, visit us at

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Published in Republican & Herald on Dec. 1, 2018