Died- February 27, 2013
John J. Staerk, 47, of 107 W. Washington St., Shenandoah, passed away Wednesday.
John was born in Abington, on July 17, 1965, the son of Virginia Britland and Paul Staerk Sr., both of Ringtown.
He attended Abington High School and was of the Catholic faith.
John was preceded in death by a son, Joseph, in 2011.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a son, Christopher Staerk, Shenandoah; two sisters, Patricia Kennedy, Michigan, and Virginia Landis, Frackville; two brothers, Paul Jr., Zion Grove, and James, Shenandoah; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. March 9 at Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 W. Main St., Ringtown. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with John's family from noon until the time of the service at the funeral home. More information and directions are available at www.ringtownfuneral.com
Published in Republican & Herald from March 1-2, 2013, Friday & Saturday