John Nicholas Harvison

Born: Sat., Dec. 19, 1931
Died: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Thu., Oct. 19, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Oct. 19, 2017
Location: Lindsay-Jobe Funeral Home, Inc.
Penn Township

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Fri., Oct. 20, 2017
Location: Denmark Manor United Church of Christ

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John Nicholas Harvison, 85, of Harrison Park, passed away on  October 16, 2017 at Excela Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.  He was born on December 19, 1931 in Turtle Creek, to the late John Evosevich and Helen (Sygiel) Evosevich Harvison.   John was a US Army veteran of the Korean War (82nd Airborne) and member of American Legion Post 260 in Claridge.  He was Penn Township tax collector and treasurer for 28 years.  John was a kind man, was always by his beloved Julia's side, loyal to his community and worked tirelessly to positively impact Penn Township.  He was a founding member of Rescue 6, and named to the Voter Hall of Fame for 50 continuous years of voting.  John was awarded the Penn-Trafford Star 2006 Citizen of the Year for Penn Township.  In his younger days he enjoyed hunting.  John is survived by his loving spouse Julia Louise Harvison; two sons, John N. (Roselyn) Harvison, Jr. of the Phillipines and Jeffrey Allen (Deborah Ann) Harvison of Wexford; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; three sisters, Joanne Harvison of Irwin, Pauline (Paul) Phillips of Penn Hills, and Linda (Marty) Kotok of Penn Twp.; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends and caregivers, Mark and Lori Kelly. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Kurz, and brother, Lloyd "Sonny" Harvison.  Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 PM Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at Lindsay-Jobe Funeral Home, Inc., 3343 Route 130, Harrison City, 724-744-2721.  Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 at Denmark Manor United Church of Christ, 2003 Denmark Manor Road, Export, with Pastor Rich Phipps officiating.  Please meet at the church. Interment with military honors to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery - Denmark Manor.

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Denise Fischer
   Posted Thu October 19, 2017
I am sorry for the loss of your loved one. The Bible says that God comforts those who mourn; may you feel the peace of Our Lord at this time and always.

Louise Dugan
   Posted Fri October 20, 2017
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of John. It was my great pleasure to interact with John in my volunteer work, and found him to be kind, interesting and sharp of mind. He impressed me as quite a gentleman. To all his family and friends, my sincere sympathy, I'm sure he will be dearly missed.

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