John  Nicora, Jr.

Obituary of John Nicora, Jr.

John Nicora Jr., of White Oak, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at his residence. He was born Aug. 1, 1924, in McKeesport, a son of the late John and Mary Bosga Nicora. He retired from Fisher Body Plant in West Mifflin, where he was a tool and die maker. He served in the Army during World War II, was a Purple Heart recipient and he also received the French Legion of Honor Medal in July of 2016. He was a member of the White Oak American Legion, Post 701, the Christy Park Senior Citizens and was a former member of the White Oak Seniors. He was active at St. Mary Romanian Byzantine Catholic Church, which his parents were original founders. He was past president of council and served as an usher. He is survived by his wife, Anna Marie Bernardo Nicora; sons, John A. (Sherry) Nicora, of Canton, Ohio, Robert J. (LaRene) Nicora, of McKeesport, and Daniel J. (Mary Sue) Nicora, of Kettering, Ohio; grandchildren, Carly (Bradley) Seliga, John T. (Shannon) Nicora, Theresa (Kris) Chadwell; step-grandchildren, Matthew (Shana) See and James See; great-grandchildren, Evalinna, Zackery, John Holden and Everett; and step-great-grandchildren, Gabby, Annie, Molly, Seamus, Bella and Tori. Friends will be received from noon to 2 and 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at STRIFFLER'S OF WHITE OAK CREMATION AND MORTUARY SERVICES, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177). Services will be at noon Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at St. Mary Romanian Byzantine Catholic Church, with the Very Rev. Iuliu Muntean officiating. Burial will follow. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.

 

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Sunday
22
January

Visitation

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services
1100 Lincoln Way
White Oak, Pennsylvania, United States
412-678-6177
Visitation
Sunday
22
January

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc.
1100 Lincoln Way
White Oak, Pennsylvania, United States
(412) 678-6191
Visitation
Monday
23
January

Services

12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday, January 23, 2017
St. Mary Romanian Byzantine Catholic Church
318 26th Ave.
McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States
412-673-5552
Services
Monday
23
January

Interment

1:00 pm - 1:30 am
Monday, January 23, 2017
New St. Joseph Cemetery
1443 Lincoln Hwy
North Versailles, Pennsylvania, United States
Interment