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John M. Southern
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1923
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 2012
Mount Lebanon
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

John M. Southern, 88, of Buena Vista, died Saturday, March 31, 2012, in Center for Compassionate Care, Mt. Lebanon. He was born Aug. 16, 1923, in Frank, a son of the late Mathew and Margaret (Sawyer) Southern. He was a retired pump house operator for U.S. Steel, Irvin Works, where he worked for 43 years, and was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post 701, White Oak. He is survived by his wife, Gloria D. (Schumann) Southern; sons, Craig D. (CarolAnn) Southern, of West Newton, and Terry N. (Patti) Southern, of Fellsburg; grandchildren, Tracie Southern, Craig B. (Michelle) Southern, Brett (Meredith) Southern and Lynn A. Southern; great-grandchildren, Madison, Mika, Elijah and Ella; siblings, Lucille Glotz and Fred (Shirley) Southern, both of California; and nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Robert, David, Joseph, James and Katherine Southern, Mary Swanson and Jane Hough. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the RALPH L. JOHNSON FUNERAL HOME, 3411 Wood St., Buena Vista, 412-751-6481, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Dennis Handley officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Round Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Round Hill Cemetery
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: George Huston
Record added: Apr 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87979925
John M. Southern
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