John A. Rach, 85, formerly of Charleroi, passed away on February 4, 2020 at his home in Somerset. John was born in Pittsburgh on August 19th, 1934 the son of the late Ferdinand and Madeline (Klaus) Rach.
After high school John enlisted in the United States Navy where he served his country honorably on the U.S.S Forrestal. Following his time in the Navy, John owned several small businesses, he is most known for owning Rach’s (Rox) Furniture store in Charleroi.
Following his retirement John enjoyed spending time at the Jager and Friends Dog Park in Somerset, Skiing, gardening, camping, building decks, and he enjoyed the love of animals.
John is survived by his wife Judith (Albright) Rach. Two sisters; Madeline (Rach) Fielding of Fl, Mary Rach of Fl, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers Ferdinand, Leo and Joel Rach.
Family and friends will be received Friday February 7th from 2 to 4pm & 6 to 8pm in the Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home, 226 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, Pa 15022. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday February 8th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, Charleroi (formerly Mary, Mother of the Church), 7th & Washington Ave., Charleroi Pa.
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