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John R. Columbus

September 2, 1921 ~ November 23, 2021 (age 100)

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John R. Columbus

Suddenly on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at the age of 100 the passing of John R. Columbus.  Beloved husband of the late Mary (Colazzi) Columbus.  Father of JoAnne Goldstein (late Murray), John R. Columbus, Jr., Louis Joseph Columbus (Charlene Jackson).  Father-in-law of Camille Columbus.  Grandfather of Kenneth Goldstein (Patty Emminger), David Goldstein (Jennifer), and Nicole Columbus.  Great grandfather of Joseph, Daniel, and Maria Goldstein.  Son of the late Joseph M. and Anna M. (Ondisko) Columbus.  Brother of the late Joseph, Mary, Renee, and Margaret.  Survived by nieces, nephews, and cousins.

John was a retired truck driver for Jones Motor Freight and member of Teamsters Local Union 249, also served as an Army Medic in World War II, enjoyed playing cards, and loved all sports.  He will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him. 

Family and friends will be received on Sunday, November 28, 2021, from 6-8 p.m. at the Findlay C. Wylie Funeral Home, Inc., 11311 Frankstown Road, Penn Hills.

Mass held on Monday 10:00 a.m. Holy Family Parish (St. John the Baptist), Plum.

Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

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November 28, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Findlay C. Wylie Funeral Home
11311 Frankstown Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15235

Mass of Christian Burial
November 29, 2021

10:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Church
444 St. John Street
Plum, PA 15239

November 29, 2021

11:30 AM
Mt. Carmel Cemetery
7601 Mount Carmel Road
Verona, PA 15147

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