John Edward Irvin, 77, of Howard passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Manor Care North, Williamsport.
Born December 21, 1940 in Lock Haven, he was the son of the late Elmer and Sara Irvin.
After graduating from Lock Haven High School in 1958, he served in the United States Marine Corps.
In 1959 he married his love, Delores “Dee” Teti, with whom he celebrated 59 years of marriage.
John was employed by various construction companies including McCormick’s and most recently Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc.
He was a former member of the Sons of Italy.
John loved the outdoors- whether it be fishing, hunting or camping. He especially enjoyed mowing the grass.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons: John (Beth) Irvin, Jr. of Clarion, Richard Irvin of Mill Hall and Brad Irvin of Beech Creek; a daughter, Maria Kepler of Blanchard; two sisters, Laurine Irvin of Lock Haven and Delores Brown of Jersey Shore; five grandchildren: Curtis, Halley, Sam, Sarah and Sean; and a great granddaughter, Mea.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers; three sisters; a son-in-law, Gary Kepler; and a daughter-in-law, Toni Irvin.
A private gathering will be held at the convenience of his family.
Memorial contributions in John’s name may be made to the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., Flemington, Pa 17745 to offset funeral expenses.