John J. Michael Sr.

| April 4, 2019

John J. Michael, Sr., 65, of Emlenton, Pa. passed away on Tuesday morning, April 2, 2019, at VNA In-Patient Hospice in Butler.

Born in Butler on January 18, 1954, he was the son of the late Charles Michael, and Sally Eiler Michael who survives of Butler.

He was married to the former Faye E. Chambers on March 24, 1973, who survives.

In earlier years, he had been employed by the former Pullman-Standard of Butler, and later by Hunter Truck Sales. For the past nearly thirty years, John owned and operated his own mechanical repair and auto body repair service, known as Michael Autobody Service, near Emlenton.

He was a member of Parker-Allegheny-Canby Lodge F. & A.M. #521 and the New Castle Consistory.

John enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, and was quite skilled at Texas Hold-em (poker).
He was protestant by faith.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by one son, John J. (Amy Palmer) Michael, Jr. of Parker and one daughter, Tammy Lander of Emlenton; five grandchildren: John Michael III and Caleb Michael, Mason and Abbigail Lander, and Ivan Pennington; sister Sherry Snow of Butler; one brother Brent (Lynette) Michael of Chicora, as well as number of nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday at H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home, 201 So. Washington St., Eau Claire, where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in East Unity Cemetery, Cherry Valley Boro., Butler County.

Masonic Lodge #521 of Parker will conduct Masonic Memorial Service at 8:00 PM Friday in the funeral home.

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