John Thomas Voron

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

, 91, of Saratoga, Ca., formerly of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019.  He was born December 9, 1927 in McKeesport, Pa., a son of the
late Michael Stephen and Mary (Zsalabak) Voron. John was a graduate of Penn Tech
Institute. Prior to his retirement from US Steel as a piping designer, he was a patent
draftsman for Robertshaw Fulton Controls. He was a member of St. Stephen Byzantine
Catholic Church. John was also a veteran of the US Marine Corps 1st Battalion 7th
Regiment and served in China and the occupying forces in Japan during WWII from 1945 –
1947. He enjoyed art, gardening, cooking ethnic Ukrainian/Russian food, and spending
time with his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife,
Nancy M. Foley Voron; brothers, Michael (Helen) and William (Irene) Voron; and sister,
Mary (Frank) Natalie. He is survived by his sons, Mark T., John R., Vincent J. (Salima), and
Nicholas A. (Mary), grandchildren Joshua Slagy, Erik Voron (Esra), Nicole Paulovich
(Darrin), Vincent S. Voron, Lucas S. Voron, Nikolai M. Voron and Michaela M. Voron, great-
granddaughter Peyton Paulovich; cherished sister in-law Patricia White (Jeff); brother in-law
John P. Foley (Judith). Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176
Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Friday, March 22 from 4-8 p.m. A Funeral Liturgy will be
held on Saturday, March 23 at 1 p.m. at St. Stephen Byzantine Catholic Church. Interment
to follow in Long Run Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen’s
Byzantine Catholic Church.

Originally published March 12, 2019.

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