John "Jack"'s Story

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John L. "Jack" Ivan, of Hermitage, died unexpectedly at 8 a.m. Sunday, June 11, 2017, at his residence. He was 60.
Jack was born May 30, 1957, in Sharon to John G. and Eleanor (Mirage) Ivan.
He was a 1976 graduate of Hickory High School, Hermitage.
He worked at Wheatland Tube Co. as a fabricator and welder for 40 years.
Jack enjoyed barbecuing and was the owner of Smokin Jax BBQ. He also enjoyed spending time with his grandson. In his spare time he would help out around the station at Elite Ambulance. He was proud to be a recovering alcoholic and has been sober for five years.
He is survived by his daughters, Courtney Ivan-Miller and her husband Glenn of Hermitage, and Ashley Ivan of Farrell; his former wife, Brenda Ivan of Farrell; a grandson, Connor Ivan of Hermitage; and several nieces, nephews and cousins
Jack was preceded in death by his parents; a son, John George "Jackie" Ivan; and two sisters, Karen Fulford and Deborah Magyarosi.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mercer County CIRT Team, 205 S. Erie St., Mercer, PA 16137 or Mercer County Humane Society, Box 1046,  Hermitage, PA 16148.

John L. "Jack", 60, of Hermitage.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday (6-14-17) and 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday (6-15-17) in JOHN FLYNN FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 2630 E. State St., Hermitage. Per Jack's request casual dress, please; Jack did not like formal dress attire. Friends may sign a guest book at www.flynnfuneralhome.com
Funeral: 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel with Todd King officiating
Burial: St. Rose Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on June 11, 2017
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