1201 Main Street - Pittston (Port Griffith), PA 18640

John F. Sylvester, Jr. - Viewing Friday 10/2

John F. Sylvester, Jr., 51, of Pittston, passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. His wife is Joan Davison Sylvester.

Born in Kingston, he was a son of John Sylvester, Sr., Duryea and the late Adeline Petrillo Lisowski.

He was a graduate of Pittston Area High School, Class of 1987. Prior to his illness, he was employed by RCA, Dunmore.

John was a beloved son, husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. Although his journey here on earth was too brief, his memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved him. He will forever be remembered as Uncle Ear Biter. He was a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan and loved the company of his two pugs, Bella and Odie.

He is also survived by his loving sons, Sage, Seth and Skileir Sylvester, all at home; brother, Frank Norton and his wife, Wanda, Pittston; sister, Linda Sylvester, Plymouth; caretaker, John J. Ames, Pittston; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was also preceded in death by his beloved son, Sirgeo Sylvester.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects Friday, October 2, 2020 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Baloga Funeral Home, Inc. 1201 Main Street, Pittston, (Port Griffith). Please be aware that CDC guidelines will be in place with masks required and social distancing. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

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From: Judy Lambert

Location: Durye, PA    Date: 2020-10-05

Dear Mr Sylvester and family so sorry to hear of the loss of your son...brother .. husband.. Dad..I knew you both at Sacred Heart church ... as I was helper to the CCD program the year he was Confirmed...May the prayers you have received help you through this loss!

From: Raynee Roxby

Location: Jenkins Twp., PA    Date: 2020-10-02

So sorry for your loss. Sending many thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

From: Margaret Eyring

Location: , AR    Date: 2020-10-02

Uncle John and family. I am so sorry for your loss. I always remember John John as a happy kid and even with his health conditions he remained such a nice man! He's gone way too soon. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

From: Bobbijo Blackburn

Location: Swoyersville, PA    Date: 2020-10-02

So sorry for your loss may John rip

From: Bill Brandenburg

Location: WILKES BARRE, PA    Date: 2020-10-01

We were school mates at Pittston, he always had a smile and I will always remember his dark rim glasses and love of music. I wish your family well during this time of sorrow.

From: Jesse Venable

Location: Redwood City, CA    Date: 2020-10-01

Prayers and condolences to the whole family. Thoughts are with all of you during this time of hardship. Much love

From: Maria Petrillo

Location: Dallas, PA    Date: 2020-10-01

Gone much too soon. My thoughts and love are with those closest to him. He will always be remembered fondly. Rest easy cousin �

From: Gloria Calabro

Location: Jenkins twp , PA    Date: 2020-10-01

So young to be gone.but never forgotten. May your journey be blessed one and may wing sore high

From: Erica Ambrose

Location: Exeter, PA    Date: 2020-10-01

I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with all of you!!

From: Doreen Berger

Location: Pittston , PA    Date: 2020-09-30

We are very sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in all of your memories.

From: Josh Guinther

Location: Frackville , PA    Date: 2020-09-30

My deepest condolences. You will be missed John

From: Sandy Scanlon Lucke

Location: Pittston, PA    Date: 2020-09-30

Deepest sympathy to the family. We were friends in high school and will always remember the good times. RIP Johnny

From: Kenneth Hinz

Location: Dallas, PA    Date: 2020-09-30

Rest in peace Johnny you were a great man. Sorry for your families loss.

From: Mark Sylvester

Location: Boston, MA    Date: 2020-09-30

My deepest condolences, he will be missed by all.

From: Margi and Jay Murphy Jr.

Location: Plains, PA    Date: 2020-09-30

Johnny you will be missed very much. Your family are strong and will keep you in their hearts.Fly high and pain free. Guard over all of your loved ones.

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