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John J. Murone | 80

April 24, 1942 - December 10, 2022

John J. Murone, 80, of 120 Wehler Road, St. Marys, passed away Saturday, December 10, 2022, at his residence, with his family by his side.

He was born April 24, 1942, in Wishaw, PA son of the late James and Adeline Stefanelli Murone. John moved to St. Marys in 1955 and graduated from St. Marys High School in 1960. He was a committed member of the St. Marys community and owned Murones TV and Appliance. He valued his customers but above all, he valued their friendship over the years.

On June 17, 1972, in the United Methodist Church in Emporium, John married Sally J. Poorman who survives. They were blessed to share 50 years of marriage together.

Along with his loving wife, he is survived by his daughter, Lisa Bauer (Frank) of St. Marys; his son, John Murone of Roaring Spring, PA; two grandchildren: Matthew Bauer (Bekah) and Alanna Lilja; great-grandchildren: Kennedy, Araya, and Lorenzo; his sister Rosemary Carnovale of St. Marys; and by many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, John was predeceased by his brothers-in-law, Frank Carnovale and Jeri Poorman.

John was a member of the Queen of the World Church, the Elks Club, Moose Club, and was involved with the Businessmen’s Association for many years. After his retirement, he enjoyed working for Prontock Distributing part-time. He donated his time and talents toward the Bavarian Festival when it was held on the Diamond and was a proud sponsor of the Polka Party on WKBI for over 50 years. He would look forward to his annual fishing trip to Galeton but nothing brought him more joy than spending time with his family and friends.

Family and friends are invited to attend a funeral service in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 10:30 AM, with the Rev. Jeffery Noble and the Rev. Sang Hak Lee, officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 9:00 AM until the time of service.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to favorite charity of one’s choosing.



December 17, 2022
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home

Funeral Service

December 17, 2022
10:30 am
Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home

Final Resting Place

December 17, 2022
11:30 am
St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery

Tribute Wall


  1. We will miss you deeply and your soul will come with us in this future

  2. Sally, Lisa and John
    So sorry for your loss.. memories go way back with our families and John selling great products to our parents, as well as us! He was a great guy and I am sure will be greatly missed. May God peace and comfort surround all of you!

  3. John, so sorry for your loss.
    Bill and Gina Smith

  4. Sally & Family……our hearts are with you all. Rich and I will always remember John……He was always since day one, just a phone call away…when needing new appliances or a repair.
    We still remember our first TV for our apartment. Could always count on him. Know many prayers are with you. Sincere condolences.

  5. So sorry for your loss. Sending Prayers for Peace and Comfort.

  6. Sorry for your loss. John and Sally were good friends to my parents

  7. We send our sympathy so sorry

  8. Dear Sally & family,
    Barb and I were deeply saddened upon learning of John’s passing. You have our sincere, heartfelt condolences. May your grief be short-lived and the celebration of his life be eternal. Every time the refrigerator light comes on…every time the microwave dings…every time the buzzer on the dryer goes off, that’ll be Buddy checking in and saying “Hi”!
    Nothing but our good thoughts are with you.
    Randy & Barbara Kurtz

  9. Sally and family,
    My sincere sorrow and prayers …..

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