Alfred Peter Andrew "Buzz" John, 92, of Uniontown, passed away Saturday, October 24, 2020.
He was born September 13, 1928, in Uniontown, a son of the late Andrew and Mary Ann Koury John.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sally House John, to whom he was married for 65 years; and his siblings, Norman A. John, Louise John Israel, Herman A. John, Rita John Woltman and Norma Ann Koury Trimble.
He is survived by his children, A. Stephen John (Susan) of Uniontown, Scott John (Penny) of Uniontown, and Suzanne John of High Point, N.C.; grandchildren Dr. Joshua John (fiance Kristen Dolan) of Crofton, Md., Dr. Matthew John of Pittsburgh, Dr. Jamie John (fianc Tom Yantori) of Fort Mill, S.C., Samuel John of Akron, Ohio, Andrew John of Washington, Elizabeth John of Uniontown, Tyler Lininger and Sarah Lininger of High Point; and many nieces, nephews and cousins who will miss him dearly.
Buzz attended St. John the Evangelist School through eighth grade, then graduated from Uniontown High School, Class of 1947. Buzz worked 37 years with Bell of Pennsylvania, retiring in 1984. He was the owner of Buzcom, which is now operated by his son, Scott.
He was an active member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, a member of the Knights of Columbus, and a military veteran serving in both the Army and Marines. He volunteered as athletic director at St. John's High school in the 1970s.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 29, and until 10:15 a.m. Friday, October 30, in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME, Hopwood. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. in St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. A parish wake service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Interment will follow in Mount Macrina Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Farmington, PA 15437. Due to Covid-19, masks and social distancing will be in effect during visitation and masks are required upon entering the building.