John “Jack” B. Putnak, 91 of Charleroi, passed away peacefully on Saturday December 14, 2019 with his son, family and friends by his side at the Veterans Hospital Facility in Aspinwall. He was born on May 5, 1928 in Monongahela, the son of the late Joseph and Mary Doctor Putnak. Jack is survived by his son Jack W. Putnak of Charleroi, his brother Robert L. Putnak of Monongahela, his sister Rita Putnak Kusenko of Finleyville and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife Wilma “Wimpy” Fletcher Putnak and two brothers Joseph and Bernard Putnak. Jack owned and operated Putnak Meat Packing Co. in Monongahela for 40 plus years until his retirement. He served in the U.S Army during the Korean War with the 25th Infantry Division. Jack was a 1947 graduate of Monessen High School and attended the University of Pittsburgh. He enjoyed traveling to Miami Beach, FL. and Wildwood, N.J., but the last couple of years he enjoyed spending the summers on his porch in Charleroi with family and friends. There will be no public viewing. Arrangements were entrusted to the Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home & cremation services, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to the family at the www.schrock-hogan.com. FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO A CELEBRATION OF JACK’S LIFE AT HIS HOME AT 601 5TH STREET, CHARLEROI ON FRIDAY DECEMBER 20TH, FROM 12:00 TO 8:OO PM.
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