John Stagon

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

John F. Stagon, 96, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Fredericktown, PA, died Friday, November 24, 2017 at UPMC  McKeesport, PA.

 He was born July 15, 1921 in Vestaburg and a son of the late John Sr. and Anna Yurichko Stagon.  He served in the U.S. Army between 1944 to 1946, received three battle medals in the European area.  He was a member of the American Legion in Fredericktown and Jefferson, the Senior Citizens Center and the SNPJ Lodge No. 87, Herminie.  He worked in a coal mine in Brownton, W. VA and Westinghouse Electric, Turtle Creek.  He retired after 35 years of service from Fisher Body, Dravosburg, a division of General Motors.  He was the husband of the late Lois E. Stewart from Waynesburg.  Also deceased are brother, George; sister, Mary Perevuznik, Elizabeth Shimborski, Regina Spenelli, Rose Revi, Helen Titus; and granddaughter, Donna Stagon.  Surviving are his three sons, Steven Stagon, Jeffrey Stagon, Gregory Stagon and his wife, Lynette; two grandsons, Matthew and Christopher; three granddaughters, Charlene and Barbra Stagon and Lindsay Blasko; and girlfriend, Hilda Horvat.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home.  Interment in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.

Originally published November 25, 2017.

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