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JOHN J. KRAVICH, JR.

September 1, 2020

Obituary

John Kravich of Mountaintop, PA passed peacefully  from complications of pancreatic cancer, on September 1, 2020 at the age of 76.

 

John was the son of John and Mary Kravich of Pittsburgh, PA. John graduated from Penn State University and had a successful career in food service management. John then embarked on a much-loved second career as faculty member  at LCCC. There, he taught hotel and restaurant management in the Culinary Arts program. John also taught RAMP training courses for the LCB all over Pennsylvania. 

 

John was a devoted husband and cherished his family. He loved golf,  poker, and time  with his bride Jewel. John loved to cook for others and would often gift his delicious creations to neighbors, friends, and family. John was known for his listening ear and problem solving. Being a true gentleman, he leaves behind an endless list of friends. 

 

John is survived by his loving wife of 49 years Jewel, son Lewis, daughter Debra son in law Ernest Searfoss.Grandchildren Daniel, John, Shane and finance Sam Smullin, Justin and John. Great grandchildren Gabriel and Colt Ernest. He is also survived by a sister and brother-in-law Marcella and Thomas Shaugnessy of Pittsburgh and many nieces and nephews. John was preceded in death by his loving sister Cecilia Thompson of Pittsburgh. 

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation in his memory. Donations can be mailed to NPCF, P.O. Box 1848, Longmont, CO 80502 or made online at www.npcf.us. Due to the pandemic services will be private. 

Arrangements by Desiderio-Lehman Funeral and Cremation 

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