John "Jack" Sager, 74, of Neshannock Township went home to be with his Lord and Savior the morning of Oct. 9, 2019, due to Parkinson's disease that he received as a result of Agent Orange while serving in Vietnam.
Born on June 26, 1945, in New Castle, he was a son of Frederick and Gene (Reynolds) Sager.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Karen (Zeigler) Sager, whom he married on June 30, 1967.
A 1964 graduate of New Castle High School, Jack served his country in the Navy from 1962 to 1968 during the Vietnam War, receiving the National Defense Service Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal.
He retired as a corrections officer from the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections at the SCI in Mercer.
Jack's interests included motorcycles, hot rods, word search puzzles and listening to country music.
An active member of Calvary Independent Church, he served as an elder and a former AWANA Commander.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Rhonda (Scott) Salomon of Neshannock Township, Robin (Rodney) Parry of North Beaver Township and Jodi (Scott) Karns of Neshannock Township; and eight grandchildren, Abbey and Lacey Salomon, Ryan, Rylee and Reagan Parry, and Chellsie, Sydney and Landon Karns.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Thomas Sager; and a sister, Joyce Sager.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, and from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Calvary Independent Church, 424 E. Moody Ave., New Castle.
A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Chuck Fombelle officiating. The New Castle Area Honor Guard will perform military rites.
Burial will be in Oak Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Independent Church AWANA Clubs.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at
Published on October 9, 2019


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Elizabeth Sager
Oct 10, 2019
You will be truly missed uncle jack my heart is aching I can't believe your up in heaven now. I love you aunt Karen I'll be there for you
Oct 10, 2019
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