John Temoshenko, Sr.

February 17, 1928 ~ August 9, 2019 (age 91)


John Temoshenko, Sr., 91 of Hampton Township formerly of West Deer Township died August 9, 2019 at UPMC-Passavant. He was born February 17, 1928 in Curtisville to the late Onufrey and Anna (Kuzma) Temoshenko. John grew up in West Deer graduating from West Deer High School in 1948. John enlisted in the US Navy where he served until he was drafted into the US Army during the Korean War, where he served achieving the rank of Corporal. He worked for H.J. Heinz Company, Pittsburgh for over 30 years as a sheet metal worker. He was a member of Gospel Fellowship Church, Valencia and the West Deer American Legion. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years Diana (Shelling) Temoshenko, sons James (Evelyn) Temoshenko of Kane and John (Jenny) Temoshenko, Jr. of Sarver; daughters Anna Marie Temoshenko of Royersford and Theresa (Charles) McCorkle of Saxonburg; numerous grand and great-grand children.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers Nick and Paul Temoshenko; sisters Helen Herstek and Irene Mlakar; son William White and daughter Barbara E. Zampogna.

At John’ request all services and burial will be private. Arrangements were entrusted to the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer. View obituary online and leave condolences at

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