James W. Shirley Funeral Home
Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | October 30, 2018
John R. Kiesel, 92, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, October 29, 2018. He was born February 14, 1926 in Swissvale, a son of the late Joseph and Gertrude K. (Rulley) Kiesel. Prior to his retirement, John was a bricklayer for US Steel and a veteran of the US Navy, having served during WWII on the USS Denver. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Lois J. (Ludwig) Kiesel; and son, John W. Kiesel. He is survived by his sons, Gary E. Kiesel and Ronald S. Kiesel; daughters, Helen L. Jones and Robin K. Berkow; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. Interment and military honors will take place on Friday at 10 a.m. in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pittsburgh, PA. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CEMETERY. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com
Originally published October 30, 2018.
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