John Edward StefkoAugust 18, 1949 ~ November 2, 2017 (age 68)
John Edward Stefko, 68 of Canonsburg passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, November 2, 2017.
He was born on August 18, 1949 in Johnstown to John L. and Jane Pialet Stefko who preceded him in death.
On July 19, 1978, he married Linda Joyce who survives.
Mr. Stefko was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Canonsburg.
He was a 1969 graduate of South Fayette High School and was a U.S. veteran having served in the Navy and was stationed in Vietnam.
Mr. Stefko was a member of the Carpenters Union and was a self-employed Drywall Specialist for 35 years until his retirement. He was employed as a Security Guard at Friendship Village of South Hills from 2010 until his retirement in 2015.
His hobbies included collecting Lionel Trains and RV’ing with his wife Linda. Above all, he was a loving husband and father and proud grandfather of his seven grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children Katherine “Kate” Speer (Matt), Eric Stefko (Susan) and Andrew “Andy” Stefko all of Canonsburg, his sisters Grace Hostetter (Bill) of Claysville and Elaine Brown of Washington, seven grandchildren Brian, Liam, Ethan and Luke Speer, Jackson, Jordyn, Jade Stefko , and several nieces and nephews.
Friends are welcome from 2~4 PM and 6~8 PM on Sunday, November 5, 2017 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, owner/supervisor, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120. At the request of the family, all funeral services are private.
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