Janison John Tognarine

Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home

Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | August 29, 2022

Janison John Tognarine, age 83, of Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Jefferson Hospital. An Army veteran, he retired as a warehouse foreman for Marraccini Supermarket in Elizabeth. He was a member of St. Joachim and Anne Parish, St. Michael Church in Elizabeth Twp. and the West Newton Senior Citizens. Born November 14, 1938 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Joseph and Julia (Sonetta) Tognarini. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Kathleen R. (Naccarelli) Tognarine; sons, Wayne Tognarine of Elizabeth and Richard (Mary McAdams) Tognarine of North Versailles; brothers, Jerome Tognarine of Cape Coral, FL, Jude Tognarina of Elizabeth, Jay (Catherine) Tognarini of Elizabeth and Juan (Adrie) Tognarini of Coulter; also, nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Thursday, September 1, 2022 from 3-7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, September 2, 2022 at 12 Noon in St. Joachim and Anne Parish, St. Michael Church with the Rev. Thomas A. Wagner officiating. Private burial will be in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville. Offer condolences at

Originally published August 29, 2022.

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