John Pempek

April 13, 1952 - May 24, 2019
John Pempek
John A. Pempek 67, of Fairpoint, Ohio died Friday, May 24, 2019, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa.

He was born April 13, 1952, in Martins Ferry, Ohio, son of the late John Joseph and Louise E. Biggs Pempek.

He was a retired equipment operator from the former Fairpoint Coal Company, graduated from St. Clairsville High School class of 1970, and was a Catholic by Faith.

Surviving is a brother, Gary (Darlene) Pempek of St.Clairsville, Ohio and a sister, Lynn A. Jeffries (Brad Breisch)  of St. Clairsville, Ohio, three nieces, one nephew and seven grand nieces and nephews.

“J.P.”  loved  the outdoors,  spending time with family and friends and tinkering around the house.  John Alan was a gentle, caring soul with a fun-loving nature. He enjoyed
spending time and fishing at Piedmont Lake. He will be sadly missed by family and friends.

In honoring John’s wishes there will be no visitation. Final arrangements will be at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by the Care Funeral and Cremation Specialists St. Clairsville, Ohio.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at carechapel.com


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    Jodi L Kempton (Finney) says:
    I was so shocked and sad to hear that JP is no longer with us. My condolences go out to his family and friends. May you find peace in this time of sorrow. With all my love Jodi.

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