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John J. Kukol Jr., 94, of Sharon, formerly of Farrell, died of natural causes at 6 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 4, 2017) in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System.
He was born Sept. 3, 1923, in Farrell to Anna (Rogan) Kukol and John J. Kukol Sr.
He graduated in 1941 from Farrell High School and served in the Navy during World War II from 1943-46.
He was a welder-fitter at Sharon Transformer Division of Westinghouse Electric Corp. for 34 years, retiring in 1984.
He belonged to First Presbyterian Church for more than 50 years.
He was a life member of Hickory VFW, where he was past commander and quartermaster for more than 10 years, a volunteer at Hickory VFW golf course for more than 20 years, and an avid golfer, fisherman and hunter.
Surviving are: his wife, Alicemae (Gollner) Kukol, whom he married Aug. 2, 1947, at home; a son, Dean M. Kukol and his wife Roberta, Denton, Texas; grandchildren, Deana Meche and her husband Robert and Jonathan Kukol; and great-grandchildren, Andrew and Mitchell Meche.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; his stepfather, Martin Kukol; a son, Warren G. Kukol; a sister, Alma Miecareck; and two brothers, Carl Kukol and Alfred Kukol.

John J. Jr., 94, of Sharon, formerly of Farrell.
Visitation and funeral service: Private. Friends may sign a guest book at www.flynnfuneralhome.com
Burial: America's Cemetery
Published on October 5, 2017
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