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John J. Mower


John J. Mower, 91, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 2, 2020 at Frey Village Nursing Home, Middletown.

He was born on November 8, 1928 in Coal Run, Pa. and was the son of the late John N. and Mary (Yancheski) Mower.

John was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a 57-year member of American Legion Post 594 in Middletown and enjoyed roller-skating, dancing and listening to music.

John was a 1947 graduate of Coal Township High School and a 1956 graduate of Williamsport Technical Institute.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by three children, John Mower, Joseph Mower and Steven Mower, as well as two sisters, Elizabeth Deromedi and Octavia Kozar.

He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Fae (Drake) Mower; a daughter, Terri Nicholson of Winchester, Va.; a brother Nick Brokenshire of Coal Township; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Keeping with John’s wishes, services will be private.

The family has entrusted the care to the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown to handle the funeral arrangements.

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