John K. Wersing

October 19, 1940 - April 12, 2023

Visitation: No visitation

Service: Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, St. Teresa of Avila Church, Monday at 11:00 a.m.

God reached out and took John home on Wednesday, April 12, 2023. John leaves behind his devoted wife of 46 years, Joan. John is the son of the deceased Paul and Julia Kohn Wersing. He was the youngest of four children: the late Paul Wersing (Gloria) and the late Barbara Pepper (Bob). Left to cherish his memory is his sister Nancy Greenaway (Sam) sister in law Judith Millero(Frank) and brother in law Paul Busang (Jackie). There are many loved cousins and nieces and nephews in his family. He was very active at St. Teresa Church. He served as an usher there for over 40 years worked at many festivals and other church activities. In these last few years he was not able to be as active due to poor health. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and was a real estate agent for Coldwell Banker.

No viewing, but the family would like you to join them for the Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Parish, St Teresa of Avila Church on Monday at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Music Department of St Teresa of Avila Church,1000 Avila Court, 15237, or The Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh, 3526 Bakerstown Road, Bakerstown, PA 15007

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  • Gordon Harpring

    I was a classmate of John at St Meinrad Seminary in Indiana. I always thought of him as part of the Pittsburgh gang which included Bob Logan, John Jaso, Phil Gallagher, John Collins and others I may not remember. They were all proud of their Pittsburgh heritage! RIP

  • Dr. Walter Rinderle

    John was a very likeable student at St.Meinrad seminary. He was always eager to help and encourage us. We will miss him. Walt

  • Clyde Thompson

    Heaven received a good soul. I was an altar server at St. Ursula as well as a student at North Catholic HS when John directed religious education there. My condolences to his family and friends. His influences have remained with me my whole life.

  • Larry Mausser

    I was an alter boy at St. Ursula’s in the 60’s and he was was a good man. Always kind and I think of him often.

  • Nancy Karczewski

    Joan, I think of John so many times. He was the best. I’m sorry to hear he passed away and I know God received a real angel. He was so much help to me ….God only knows. He was loved.

  • Lois Serwatka

    Mrs. Wersing, I’m so sorry to hear about Mr. Wersing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  • Milton Moratis

    Joan, Sorry to read of John’s passing. He was a gem of a man.
    With has presence Heaven just
    got more heavenly. May his
    memory be eternal. God Bless.

  • Betty Slodowick

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Joan. Prayers for you in this time of sorrow.

  • Mary Lynn Walsh

    I am so sorry for your loss. He was such a nice man. You and your family are in my prayers

  • Pat and Ari Bailey

    Joan, so sorry to hear about your loss. We will be keeping you in our prayers. John is at peace.
    Pat and Ari

  • Marcia Dugan

    Joan I am so sorry to hear of John’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Carol & Tom Milanak

    So sorry to hear of John’s passing. Now he can walk with the angels. Take care Joan and if we can do anything to help, let us know. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  • Anne Kaufman

    Dear Joan,
    I’m very sorry to hear of John’s passing. Please know that I will be keeping John and your family in my prayers. Anne

  • Mary Lee Wetmore

    I was so sorry to hear about John’s passing. I pray his memory will bring you peace and comfort over the months to come.
    Love Mary Lee

  • Karen McWilliams

    Extending sympathy to my 2nd grade teacher and friend as you navigate this chapter. I am confident that Mr. Wersing is now enjoying the rewards of heaven and I pray that God blesses you in your grief.

  • Anonymous

    Heaven has one of the most unconditionally loving Angels now! Love you Mr Wersing!

  • Marsha Kelly

    Joan, we are so sorry to hear the news of John’s passing. We will be out of town on Monday so will not be able to attend the service. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Bob and Maureen

    We have been so blessed to have you in our lives and will miss our “pizza parties “. You have been so good to our family and for this we are most grateful. Our prayers go with you and Joan, we will always be there for you. (Bob won’t let me add that now I can show you how to pump gas)😢 Love you and will see you Monday

  • John Esaias

    Joan, you have my deepest sympathy upon John’s passing. Because I am out of town, I won’t be able to express my sympathy in person. God’s blessings upon you.

  • Mary Lou Miller

    So sorry Joan


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