John Philip Horne

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | March 25, 2020

John Philip Horne, 85, of McKeesport, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020. He was born March 28, 1934 in Jeannette and was the son of the late Raymond J. Horne, Sr. and the late Mable Marie (Anderson) Horne. He was the husband of the late Irene (Noble) Horne who passed away in 2000. John was a Cemetery Grounds Keeper in Washington, D.C. and was a US Marine Corps Veteran. 

He is survived by his daughters, Renetta Shipp of Jeannette, Melita Downing of McKeesport, and Michele Horne of Jeannette, son, John P. Horne, III., of Frackville, sister, Carol Martin of Jeannette, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, D. Norene Laughner. Private family visitation was held at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak. Troy J. Gilbert, Director. (412) 672-6322. Condolences may be made at

Originally published March 25, 2020.

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