John F. Giron, 87, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Forbes Regional Hospital. He was born February 7, 1931 in Braddock, a son of the late John E. and Catherine (O'Bryan) Giron.
Prior to his retirement, John was a machinist for Mesta Machine Company, a veteran of the US Army and a member of St. Agnes Parish. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Giron; and sister, Jo Thornton. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Esther Grainy Giron; beloved nephew, Byran Thornton and his wife, Stella; niece, Sharan Merchant and her husband, Glenn. Friends will be received on Saturday from 6-8 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Agnes Church. Interment to follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.
Originally published August 24, 2018.