The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


February 9, 2014

John Ritenour

NESQUEHONING — RITENOUR – John “Jack,” 62, Nesquehoning, entered into eternal rest Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. in his residence.  He was the husband of Mary Ann (Fauzio) Ritenour.  They celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary in December of last year.  Born in Johnstown, he was a son of the late Joseph Clyde and Margaret Ann (Yack) Ritenour.  Jack was employed as a construction site manager by Hamon Cooling Towers Co. for many years.   He was a member of Nesquehoning Lions Club and the Carpenters & Mill Rite Local of New Jersey.  He was a devoted member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Nesquehoning, where he enjoyed assisting at Masses and participating in all other church activities.  Jack was also an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Surviving along with his wife is a son, Thomas William Harrison, and his companion, Becky Stone, Allentown; a daughter, Jennifer Evans Shubeck, and her companion, Jesse Steigerwalt, Nesquehoning; brothers, William and his wife, Kathy, Johnstown, and Robert, and his wife, Denise, Madison, Ohio; sisters, Valerie, and her husband, Michael Houck, Johnstown; Joyce, and her husband, Steve Heckman, Pittsburgh; Patricia, and her husband, Daniel Houck, Johnstown; and Carol, and her husband, Fred Schober, Ephrata; mother-in-law, Ann D. Fauzio, Nesquehoning; a nephew, Kevin Ritenour; and many other nieces and nephews. He also was preceded in death by a brother, Terrance. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, the Rev. Francis P. Schoenauer, officiating.  Interment will be held at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Nesquehoning. Call 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday until time of service at the church. A rosary recitation will be held at 5:30 p.m. Donations may be made to Nesquehoning Fire Company. Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home, Nesquehoning, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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