Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home
John E. Hein, age 97, of Forward Twp., passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at Jefferson Hospital. He was a retired salesperson for Schumann Auto Parts in Pleasant Hills and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member and past Worshipful Master of the Franklin-St. John's-Trinity Masonic Lodge 221. Born July 19, 1925 in Evans City, he was a son of the late Edward and Audrey (Smathers) Hein and husband of the late Verna M. (Schumann) Hein. He is survived by a daughter, Lori Beth (Michael) Bloom of Jefferson Hills; son, Howard J. (Kathy) Hein of Forward Twp.; grandchildren, Tracey (Andrew) Herko of Forward Twp., Jennifer Hein of Forward Twp., Ryan (Alisha) Bloom of Seattle, WA, Joshua (Jolena) Hein of West View and Jeffrey (Chelsea) Bloom of Port Vue; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Hein. No visitation or services are planned. Private burial in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published September 17, 2022.