John E. Randinelli, 95, of North Main Street, Youngsville, PA, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2023, at the Rouse Home in Youngsville. Born November 13, 1927, he was the son of the late Andrew R. and Amelia Piccirillo Randinelli. John was married to Mary Elizabeth “Liz” Branstrom on August 4, 1951 at St. Luke Catholic Church in Irvine who survives him. After graduation from High School, he served in the United States Army Medical Corps Hospital Train Unit in New York City. John was responsible for reporting what hospital the injured should be sent to upon arrival. He graduated from Jamestown Community College in Jamestown, New York and also received his pilot’s license from the Institute For Aeronautical Education in 1975. John was employed as an Industrial Brick Layer at the National Forge Company in Irvine, PA, for 44 years, retiring in 1989. He was a member of St. Luke Roman Catholic Church in Youngsville, Halgren-Wilcox Post 658 of the American Legion in Youngsville, the Youngsville City Bowling League, the Youngsville Senior Golf League, a charter member of the Youngsville Lions Club and the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club. He enjoyed spending time with his family. In addition to his wife, he is survived by 3 children, John Thomas (Pam) Randinelli of The Villages in Florida, Brenda (Chuck) Byler of Russell, PA, Sharon (David) Williams of Warren; 5 grandchildren, Adam, Abbi, Shalyn, Jake and Jordan; several great grandchildren and nieces and nephews; 1 brother, Andrew (Patricia) Randinelli of Schnecksville, PA; and a sister-in-law, Ruth Randinelli. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Benjamin Randinelli; 2 sisters, Isabel Vescio and Angeline Hoffman; and a great-grandaughter, Finley Dossett. Family and Friends will be received at the McKinney Funeral Home, 54 West Main St., Youngsville, on Friday from noon to 2 pm where a prayer service will be held at 2 pm by Father Richard Tomasone. Entombment will follow in The Mausoleum of the Ascension at St. Joseph Cemetery in Warren. Full Military Honors will be offered at the Cemetery by the Honor Guard of the Youngsville American Legion. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests those wishing to place a memorial may do so to finleyhelps.com in memory of John’s great-granddaughter, Finley Dossett. Condolences to the family may be made at www.mckinneyfuneral.com
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