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John R. Spark

August 16, 1935 ~ October 6, 2019 (age 84)
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John R. Spark, 84, of Belle Vernon, Rostraver Twp., formerly of Elizabeth, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019 at his home.  Born August 16, 1935 in Jefferson Borough, he was the son of the late John A. and Irene Crawford Spark.  A resident of Belle Vernon for the past 11 years, Mr. Spark was a veteran of the US Army, a retired truck driver from West Elizabeth Lumber Co., member of the Brunswick Senior Bowling League, enjoyed golf and traveling with his wife.

He is survived by his wife Ruth Ann Meyer Spark to whom he was married 33 years; daughter Darla Posney of Terentum; two step daughters & sons in law Michele & Fred Rock of Pittsburgh; Vicki & Dr. Anthony D'Alessio of Belle Vernon; brother Albert W. 'Speed' Kerr of Clairton; six grandchildren Kayla Posney, Camden Posney, Ryan Rock, Richard Rock, Kyle D'Alessio, Danielle D'Alessio and two great grandchildren Carmen Vertullo and Gavin Vertullo.

Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4-7 PM at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon 724-929-6183 followed by funeral services at 7 PM with Pastor Lee Maley officiating. 

The Family suggests memorial contributions be made in memory of John R. Spark to St. Jude's Children’s Hospital or a charity of your choice.  

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