John F. Jarvis

December 27, 1932 - May 07, 2020

Visitation: Due to the Coronavirus situation a memorial mass at St. Ferdinand Church will be scheduled at a later date


John F. Jarvis of Adams Township, formerly of Ross Township, on Thursday May 7, 2020. Born December 27, 1932 in the North Side of Pittsburgh. Son of the late John Ignatius Jarvis and Barbara Genevieve (Nolan) Jarvis. Beloved husband of 62 years to Gretchen (Metz) Jarvis. Loving father of Lisa J. Devine (Robert), Keith J. Jarvis (Stacy Brown) and Paul F. Jarvis (Beth). Brother of the late William J. Jarvis and Barbara Griffith. Proud grandfather of Andrew, Jack, Ryan and Maeve Jarvis and Derek Devine. John was employed by and retired from Bell Telephone Company later Verizon after 38 and 1⁄2 years of service. He wintered in Naples Florida with his wife Gretchen for 22 years before a stroke in June of 2016 limited his mobility. Due to the Coronavirus situation a memorial mass at St. Ferdinand Church will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers family requests donations be made to Little Sisters of the Poor 1028 Benton Ave Pittsburgh, Pa 15212.

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  • Scott McCort

    Gretchen, my sympathies to you and your family, upon hearing of John’s passing. Your faith will guide and help keep you strong.

  • Scott McCort

    Dear Gretchen,
    Sincere sympathy to you and your family.
    Scott

  • Joe & Lorraine Kessler

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to Gretchen and her family during these sorrowful times. John we will miss your smile and kindness as we met every Saturday at the four o’clock mass at St. Ferdinand’s church. R.S.P. dear friend, you have earned your wings to heaven.

 

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