John A. "Jack" Knaresboro

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John A. "Jack" Knaresboro, 86, Treasure Lake, DuBois, died Monday, April 20, 2015, at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Born Oct. 16, 1928, in Braddock, he was the son of the late Frank and Margaret Brennan Knaresboro.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy and served as a pilot during the Korean War.
On June 9, 1956, he married Lois Y. Adams Knaresboro. She survives.
He was a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University.
After 30 years of service, Jack retired from Bell Telephone as a marketing specialist manager.
Jack was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church. He also was a member of the Treasure Lake Lions Club, the Ancient Order of Hiberians, the Wilkensburg Elks Club, the George D. Montgomery American Legion Post 17 and the Bell Telephone Pioneers. He was a past member of the Olympic Athletic Club.
He is survived by a son, Gary A. Knaresboro Esq. and his wife, Terrie, of DuBois; three grandchildren: Ken Radzieta, Kristi Radzieta-Long and Matt DuFour; and four great-grandchildren: Anna and Alex Long and Jarrett and Kaydence DuFour.
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters: Helen, Nick, Frank, Robert, James, Virgil, Anita and Donald.
Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 23, 2015, at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois. A Scriptural Wake Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and the Treasure Lake Lions Club will have a service at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. A military ritual will be conducted by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard at 9:15 a.m. Friday, April 24, 2015, at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, April 24, 2015, at St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Catherine's Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, 116 South State St., DuBois, PA 15801 and/or Christ the King Manor, 1100 West Long Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.
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Published in The Courier Express from Apr. 21 to Apr. 23, 2015
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