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John S. Boban

  • On December 23, 2020
  • 6 Comments

John S. Boban, age 96 of Robinson Township, PA passed away on Monday, December 21, 2020. He was born in Pittsburgh December 24, 1923 and is the son of the late Thomas and Agnes Boban and beloved husband of the late Elizabeth “Betty” (Zombeck) Boban. He was preceded in death by 9 siblings and is survived by many nieces and nephews.

John proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a collector of stamps and coins, played the accordion, loved gardening and did clock and watch repair. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 10 am at Archangel Gabriel Parish, Holy Trinity Church, 5718 Steubenville Pike, McKees Rocks, PA 15136; masks are required. Burial with military honors will follow at Holy Souls Cemetery, Robinson Township. Arrangements were entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care, Robinson Township.

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Jerome and Patty Tomaszewski
  • Dec 23 2020
We are very sorry to hear about Uncle John. He lived a good and long life. He will now be with his wife Betty. He will be missed by all. Did not see him in his later years, but will always remember the times he played the accordian.
Rosalyn Tomaszewski
  • Dec 23 2020
I was so sorry to hear of Uncle John’s passing as I received his Christmas Card that day! He is now in heaven with his wife Betty, his Mom, Dad and all his siblings playing the accordion. I will always remember him when I took my mom Catherine to visit their Mom when they lived on Mary Street and walking up all the steps to Josephine Street upon leaving. There he would be in his office fixing watches and leaving mine or someone’s for him to fix. May you Rest In Peace Uncle John. Your niece Rosalyn
Thomas
  • Dec 24 2020
John was a man of many strength’s. His devotion to his mother throughout her entire life, his companionship and love for his wife “Betty” and his long time support for my mother as his sister Rosemary. He introduced me to stamp and coin collecting and even tried to teach me watch repair although that never really worked out well for the watches I “repaired”. In his later years, Nuan my wife and I tried to support him in a search for a proven method to ease his pains but most provided only partial remedies. We will miss his wisdom, guidance and support. Just for the record: John was the son of the late Thomas and Agnes Boban. He was the brother to his late sisters Anne Tomazin, Catherine Tomaszewski, Margaret Tomazin, Barbara Kuczma and Rosemary Pekar and brother to the late Thomas, Joseph and Frank.
Bob Kuczma
  • Dec 26 2020
I only hear the sad news of the passing of Uncle John on Christmas day. He was a special uncle to me and was also my godfather. He was such a great friend with my dad John Kuczma and they did so many projects together. Uncle John was a good and supportive brother to my mother Barbara when my dad passed away in 1972. He will remain living in my heart until I die. Rest in Peace - Bobby
Deanne Leskowyak
  • Jan 5 2021
I am so sorry for your loss. I just found out je passed. He was a very nice man and neighbor.
Kathy & Bud Sutter
  • Jan 5 2021
John was a good neighbor and friend , he will be sorely missed.
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