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John M. Tomon, 82, of Dutch Ridge Road, Wayne Township, passed away from Alzheimer's disease on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at Golden Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Home.
Born in Chewton on Sept. 30, 1934, John was a son of the late John and Angela Gorzkowski Tomon.
John married the former Priscilla Snezic on Oct. 10, 1959.
He retired from both the B&W and Ellwood Quality Steel, where he worked as an electrician. John was an Army veteran, serving from 1954 through 1957.
An avid hunter, John was a member of the NRA. He was also a member of Mary, Mother of Hope Parish.
John is survived by his wife, Priscilla; his five children, John and Tracy Tomon of Ellwood City, Cynthia and Mark Huff of New Castle, David Tomon of Ellwood City, Robert and Shannon Tomon of Greenbriar, Tennessee, and Larry and Nicole Cohen Tomon of Bowdoinham, Maine; a sister, Betty and Joseph Cappatt of West Pittsburg; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
John was preceded in death by a daughter in infancy; a grandson; five brothers, Henry, Paul, Joseph, Louis and Frank Tomon; and two sisters, Clara DeRicco and Mary Reneau.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Joseph A. Tomon Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, 97 Grim Ave., Ellport.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Church.
Published on August 23, 2017
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