FASOLA, John A., 84, of St. Clairsville, OH, died Wednesday, August 14, 2013, after bravely battling through an extended illness.
He was born April 9, 1929 in Pittsburgh, PA, as the only child of Rena (Ginanni) and Joseph Fasola.
John was a cherished husband, an adored father and doting grandfather who lived for his family.
John worked at Nabisco for 38 years where he retired as Branch Manager in January of 1991. He was an active member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Also, he was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Eileen Brinich Fasola; his five children, Kenneth Fasola of Dallas, TX, John J. (Teresa) Fasola of Hudson, OH, Daniel Fasola of St. Clairsville, Robert (Linda) Fasola and Donna (James) Stines all of Loveland OH; 15 grandchildren Kellyn, Shannon, Joey, Jessica, Johnny, Jayme, Alaina, Megan, Courtney, Katie, Ashley, Rachel, Mimi, Jimmy and Tommy.
Friends will be received Friday from 3-7 p.m. at Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory, 204 West Main St., St. Clairsville. There will be a prayer service at the beginning of visitation hours.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Clairsville, with Fr. Thomas Chillog as celebrant. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Miracle of Life Support Group. P.O. Box 273. St. Clairsville, OH 43950.
Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories of John with his family at www.altmeyer. com.