John P. Poziviak, 71, of Dunlevy, passed away peacefully on October 3rd, 2021 in the Penn Highlands Mon Valley Hospital. Born on December 27th, 1949, in Monongahela, he is the son of the late Michael and Elizabeth (Savel) Poziviak.
Following High School John worked as Coal Miner in Eighty Four Pa until his retirement after 35 years.
A member of the First Christian Church of Charleroi, John was a lifelong member of the Lock 4 Volunteer Fire Company and the Elrama Volunteer Fire Company of Union Township. He served on the North Charleroi Borough Council for 8 years and was a previous participant and member of the Toast To Our Star of North Charleroi (T.T.O.S).
He enjoyed playing bingo with his wife Karen, fishing, golfing and was the Monessen Police Prison cell guard when called upon. John’s true passion was spending time with his family. Being a loving dad and grand-pap to his children and grandchildren.
Surviving to cherish John’s memory; his wife of 16 years Karen (Hess) Poziviak, his son Russell (Danielle) Poziviak, of St. Clairsville, OH, his daughter Raenelle (Brian) Franklin, of N. Charleroi and his step-son Michael Dzonko, of Stockdale. His brother Michael Poziviak (wife Judy) of Dublin, OH. His grandchildren; Addyson Poziviak, Braylynn Franklin, Olivia and Evan Poziviak, Micah Dzonko and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by his wife Linda Brown; Sister Betty Holt and his step-son Eric Dzonko.
Friends and family will be received on Wednesday October 6th, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00pm & 6:00 to 8:00pm in the Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. 226 Fallowfield Ave, Charleroi. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Thursday October 7th at 11:00 am with Pastor Charles Cochran officiating. Interment will follow at Monongahela Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrock-hogan.com
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