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ROBINSON-LYTLE FUNERAL HOME, INDIANA

7/13/2014

JOHN RISINGER, 61

 

John A. Risinger, age 61, of Indiana, passed away Thursday, July 10, at his residence. Friends of John Risinger will be received from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Robinson-Lytle Funeral Home in Indiana.  Additional visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at the Bethel Presbyterian Church. Interment will be in Bethel Church Cemetery.

 

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John A. Risinger, 61, of Indiana, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014, at his residence.

 

A son of John G. and Gladys Jean Smith Risinger, he was born Nov. 9, 1952, in Indiana.

 

Mr. Risinger graduated from Homer City High School in 1970.  In 1974 he graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a history degree.  John passed on his love of history to his family, especially his interest in the Civil War.  He loved being in his garden.  John was a very active member of the Bethel Presbyterian Church.  He was also active in the Indiana Slide Club, sending pictures/slides for international competition and was also active in the Indiana County Republican Party.  John had the pleasure of serving for eight years on the Indiana Area School District Board of Directors. 

 

He is survived by his mother, Gladys Risinger, of Homer City; his wife of 38 years, Debra J. Pierce Risinger, of Indiana; three sons, Jason A. Risinger and friend Michelle, of Millvale; Jeremy B. Risinger, of Indiana; John M. Risinger, of Indiana; and a daughter, Jessica L. Risinger, of Indiana; two adorable grandsons, Andrew and Christian, of Millvale; a brother, Jeffrey Risinger, of Homer City; four sisters: Constance Morris and husband James, of Alverda; Kathryn Rupert, of Homer City; Amy Ondo and husband Joseph, of Homer City; and Doris Cribbs, of Hainesville, GA; and nine nieces and nephews.

 

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death his maternal grandparents, Andrew and Janet Smith; and his paternal grandparents, John A. and Martha Jane Risinger.

 

Friends will be received from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Robinson-Lytle, Inc., Indiana.  Additional visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at the Bethel Presbyterian Church with Pastor Terry Semsick, CRE officiating.  Interment will be in Bethel Church Cemetery.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Presbyterian Church, 1470 Bethel Church Road, Indiana, PA 15701.

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