John T. McBride Jr. (1933 - 2017)

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John T. McBride Jr., GYSGT, USMC (Ret), age 84, of West Long Avenue, DuBois, Pa., died on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
Born on May 25, 1933, in Philadelphia, Pa., he was the son of the late John T. and Olga (Jantz) McBride Sr.
On Jan. 31, 1955, he married Doris L. (Rusden) McBride. She survives.
He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Upon his discharge, he entered in the United States Marine Corps where he served his country for 20 years. During his Marine Corps career, he served in the Vietnam War.
After his military career, he worked in the private sector. He enjoyed spending time with his family, reading, and listening to music.
He is survived by two daughters, Terie McBride, LTC, U.S. Army (Ret) and Tina Anand and her husband Dr. Sanjeev Anand, both of DuBois, Pa.; two sisters, Olga Bittle and Elaine Tirendi, both of Philadelphia, Pa.; three grandchildren, Jesse Carberry and wife Jill, and Celine and Alaina Anand; and a great-grandchild, Cole Carberry.
John was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Carberry and son-in-law, Gary Carberry.
There will be no public visitation.
A private memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, from the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., DuBois.
Full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard from the funeral home.
Memorials may be placed with any veteran's organization.
Online condolences may be sent to
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Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium
211 S Main St
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-2040
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Published in The Courier Express on Nov. 9, 2017
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