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John “Jack” Waters

  • On June 18, 2020
  • 14 Comments

John “Jack” Waters, age 77 of Pittsburgh, PA formerly of Monroeville, PA passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Born on April 22, 1943, he was the son of the late Jane and John Waters. Beloved husband to Mary Jo McCarthy Waters. Loving father to Kelly Spencer Waters and Dan (Danielle) Waters. Cherished grandfather to Lauren and Brenden Spencer, Aiden and Ali Waters and Reile and Westin Waters. Dear brother to Jane Coyle, Beverly Sage and Jeff Waters. He was also survived by nieces and nephews. Jack was preceded in death by his son, Matt Waters.

Jack enjoyed golfing and fishing, but most importantly he loved spending time with his family. Jack will be dearly missed by all.

Funeral services will be private. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317, (724) 260-5546.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh, www.emmauspgh.org.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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14 Comments

Gerald A Enos
  • Jun 18 2020
Thanks for the friendship. The Waters Group was establish a long time ago based on your character and frienship. You will be missed by all you have touched. Jerry Enos
Gary Krek
  • Jun 18 2020
Jack, it was my honor to know you. We met golfing, and you were always polite and became a friend. Later at golf course we talked about your family, and hilton head. I will miss you much friend, may you rest with God until we meet again. I thank you for your friendship Gart
Stacey
  • Jun 18 2020
Rest in peace Jack🙏🏻 God please watch over Mary Jo, your family and friends❤️
Brian Kaufmann
  • Jun 18 2020
Rest easy Jack!
Carmine Tirone
  • Jun 18 2020
At the end of the movie "Saving Private Ryan, Ryan becomes introspective and wonders, was I a good man, was I a good father, did I deserve to be saved. Jack Waters was Private Ryan. He was a good man, a good father and his kindness touched us all. To say he was a good person is an understatement for most people do not rise to Jacks level. If you want to pay Jack your deepest sorrow, emulate him and you will be rewarded and never will you forget him. he will be in you. With much love and sorrow, Maureen and Carmine
Galligans
  • Jun 18 2020
We are so sorry for your loss. May your wonderful memories with your dad help heal your pain and sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ❤️
Kurt Ziegler
  • Jun 18 2020
To have known and have Jack Waters as a friend is a blessing. He is deeply missed.
Don Gerlach
  • Jun 18 2020
Rest In Peace Jack. You were a great person to know, have a drink with and play golf with. To the family, please accept my sincere condolences.
Jeff & Ann Markoff
  • Jun 18 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Waters' family. I already miss golfing and having cocktails with you. Thank you for the gift, your friendship brought to us. RIP my friend.
Jeff and Ann Markoff
  • Jun 18 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Waters' family. I already miss golfing and having cocktails with you. Thank you for the gift, your friendship brought to us. RIP my friend.
Brian Mason
  • Jun 18 2020
I would just like to say how sorry I am to all my Water’s cousins to hear about Jackie. Although we have not seen each other for many many years, I often think about all my cousins. When I picture Jackie all I ever see is his big smile and I hear his laugh. Now I will picture him with uncle Johnny, aunt Jane and his son smiling and laughing. Know you are all in my heart and thoughts and prayers. Brian Mason and family.
Patty Gunsallus
  • Jun 19 2020
Mary Jo and family, Tib and I are so very sorry for your loss. We pray that God watches over all of you and you find peace and comfort in knowing that Jack is now at peace. As I think back to so many years ago when we were children and teenagers and my brothers and I had so many good times with my cousin, “Jackie” and his siblings, I have to smile, because all of those memories are good ones for me. Just to mention a few; Thanksgiving dinner each year, playing button-button on the stairs and Red Rover on Foliage Street, picking cherries, and several vacations together in Conneaut and Pymatuning. Also, riding back and forth to St. Francis College in Jack’s old car that was filled with so many kids we had to sit on each other’s laps in the back seat. From time to time I used to wish that we didn’t always live so far apart as adults. It would have been nice if our children had known each other growing up. I am so glad that my son got to meet Jack and play golf with him and Dan and meet the rest of the family. I hope that I will get to see all of you someday soon. God bless, Patty Gunsallus
Elmer & Judy Sobansky
  • Jun 19 2020
Our thoughts & prayers to the Waters family. Jack will be greatly missed at Hickory Heights. R I P Jack
Tom Schmitz
  • Jun 20 2020
I’m so sorry to hear. Thoughts and prayers are with the family. Jack was a great guy !!!!
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