Pittsburgh: 412-787-1800 | Peters Township: 724-260-5546

John R. Vrana

  • On May 17, 2019

John R. Vrana, Age 79, of Findlay Township, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Beloved Husband for 54 years to Jo Nelson Vrana; Loving father of Thomas (Melissa) Vrana and Jennifer (James) Braim; PapPap to Alyssa Vrana, Sara Braim, Grace Vrana, Adam Braim and Julia Vrana. John was raised on Troy Hill and was proud of his service in the US Air Force. He received three degrees from the University of Pittsburgh where he served as Assistant Vice President for Business and Finance.


Later he taught graduate education courses at Penn State Beaver. After retiring, he enjoyed traveling with his wife,  being active in the lives of his five grandkids, delivering Meals on Wheels, going to the YMCA, reading and walking in the woods.

Friends welcome Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 2:00pm-5:00pm at Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care 5405 Steubenville Pike Robinson Township, PA 15136. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Margaret Mary Church 1 Parish Place Moon Township, PA 15108 on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 12:30pm. Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Leave a Condolence

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Lea OBrien
  • May 17 2019
I so saddened to hear about the family’s loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Rheba David
  • May 17 2019
Jen, I am praying for your family! God be with all of you! May he give you comfort during this time of grief. Love you, Rheba
Angela Girol
  • May 17 2019
JJo, Jen and family, My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time. My sincere condolences. Angela Girol
Bill & Pat Licek
  • May 17 2019
Jo, We are saddened by Johns Passing , We were looking forward to getting together again, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Barbara Markus
  • May 21 2019
I'm finding it hard to imagine a world without John Vrana. He was a dear friend of ours and we loved him dearly. We have many happy memories that we will cherish. Love and deepest sympathies to Jo, Tom and Jennifer.