John Farrell Catlett, Smithfield, Pa.
John Farrell Catlett of Smithfield, Pa. passed away peacefully at Jefferson Hospital from pneumonia and covid related complications on September 12, 2021.
He worked at U.S. Steel Clairton Works.
Preceding him in death were his mother, Lois Farrell Catlett and his father, Allen Lee Catlett; his sister, Rosemary Ray; father-in-law, Omer Myers; mother-in-law, Naomi Myers; sister-in-law, Cheryl Isler; two brothers-in-law, Roger Austin and Lonny Myers and our beloved grandson who passed away in 2016, Kyler Catlett.
John is survived by his wife of 47 years, Luana Myers Catlett; two sons, Allen Lee Catlett II and John Farrell Catlett II; son-in-law, Juan Cardona Razo; John’s brother, David Catlett (Ruth) from Charleston, W.Va.; sisters, Edna Baylor (Richard) and Connie Helms (Gary) both from Gladeville, W.Va. and Carol Vrchota from New Mexico. He is also survived by in-laws, Lois Myers Lindsey (Kenneth), of Uniontown, Pa., Susan Myers Austin, Smithfield, Pa., Scott Myers (Gail) Sigel, Pa., Rod Myers (Barbara), Springhill Twp., Pa. and Dave Merrill (Diana) from Latrobe, Pa.
John belonged to her Steelworkers Union and was a member of the Springhill Furnace Presbyterian Church. There he was a session member, trustee member and an adult Sunday School teacher.
John had 7 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews from both families who will miss his dry humor and teasing greatly. His family, friends and family in God are going to miss him. He had a special friend at the church and who he played dartball with was Kenny Wilson. He was loved by all.
The family will greet friends and family in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa. on Thursday from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Friday, September 17, 2021 from 10 to 11:00 a.m. The Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. and dinner at the Smithfield Volunteer Firehall immediately after the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Springhill Furnace Presbyterian Church, c/o 2054 Springhill Furnace Road, Smithfield, Pa. 15458 or at the Funeral Home.
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