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John J. Steffan, Jr.

September 8, 1935 December 23, 2019
John J. Steffan, Jr.
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John J. Steffan, Jr., 84, of Pottsville, passed away on Monday at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg, with his family by his side.

Born in Pottsville, on September 8, 1935 , he was the son of the late John J. and Mary (Fedorchak) Steffan Sr.

John was a graduate of Pottsville High School. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Pottsville and a former member of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Saint Clair and their Holy Name Society.

He worked at Exxon Chemical as a fork lift driver for 30 years, retiring in 1992.

John was a member of the Goodwill Hose Company and was very active in their fundraising functions.

He was an avid fan of the Philadephia Eagles, Phillies, and the 76ers. He also enjoyed polka music of which he had a vast collection, but he especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Juleanne M. (Sabulski), on November 30, 2015, and to whom he was married 48 years.

John is survived by daughter: Nancy M. Steffan, of Rockville, MD; sons: David M. Steffan, husband of Armila, of MarLin; Michael D. Steffan, husband of Tara, of Advance, NC; grandchildren: Justin, Jacqueline, Joshua, Madison, and Kennedy; sister, Helen Kane, of Mary D; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 28th at 11:30 a.m. at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, with Father David J. Loeper officiating. A viewing will be held at 10:30 a.m. until time of service in the funeral home.
Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Saint Clair.

The family request contributions in John’s memory be sent to: St. John the Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 913 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, PA 17901.

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

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