John L. Hart

John L. Hart, 82, formerly of 31 Clinton St., passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at Bradford Regional Medical Center.  

Born December 13, 1933 in Bradford, he was a son of the late Sylvester and Helen (Zawacki) Hart.

He was a graduate of Bradford High School. 

After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy on April 1, 1956 and was honorably discharged November 25, 1957.   

After his military service, he began working at AirCo Speer Resistor, which later became KOA Speer Electronics.  He then worked for Zippo Manufacturing for a time, retiring after many years of service. 

He was a lifetime member of St. Bernard Church. 

He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Helen Irene Slotta and Alice Hart and eight brothers, Thomas, Dan, Ludwig, Bill, Paul, Leonard, Anthony and James Hart. 

Friends are invited to attend a memorial Mass of Christian Burial for John and his brother James, on  Saturday January 30, 2016, at 10:00am in St. Bernard Church, with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor as celebrant.  Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. 

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. 

Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the Activity Fund at Sena Kean Manor, 17083 Rt. 6, Smethport, The McKean County SPCA, PO Box 113, Bradford, or to the charity of the donor's choice. 

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