John R. Post


John R. "Russ" Post, 94, a lifetime resident of Grove City, passed peacefully on Wednesday evening, April 17, 2019, in Trinity Living Center.
Russ was born on Feb. 6, 1925, in Grove City, to Henry Russell and Hazel (Dipple) Post. He first married Betty Louise Torrence; she preceded him in death in 1954. Russ later married Lois M. Hamilton; she died in 2018.
Russ was a member of Tower Presbyterian Church and was a graduate of Grove City High School.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from December 1942 during the end of World War II and later in the Korean War to December 1949.
He was a master pattern maker and carpenter throughout his life.
He was past commander of the VFW Post 519 and was a member of the former Elks Club, American Legion Post 220, and the Eagles Club, all of Grove City.
Russ is survived by two daughters, Frannie Daugherty and husband Tom, South Carolina; Kristeen Harrison and husband Richard, Butler; three grandchildren, Jason Surrena, Amy Surrena and Matthew Russell Lane; and eight great-grandchildren.
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John R., 94, of Grove City.
Family service: Private.
Burial: The National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville, with military honors.
Arrangements by CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME Inc., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City.
Published on April 21, 2019
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2 posts

Deven Dittrich
Apr 22, 2019
My deepest condolences to the family, friends, and loved ones of Russ. He was a really interesting guy and great to talk with.

One of our neighbors wrote a wonderful profile of Russ a few years ago. If you haven't read it yet, you'll enjoy it...
Debbie Grossman
Apr 22, 2019
I shall forever miss my dear Uncle Russ. He was one of the kindest men I have ever known. He touched my heart so! RIP Uncle Russ til we meet again.