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John A. Rohaly

May 28, 1941 ~ October 4, 2021 (age 80)

Obituary

John A. Rohaly, 80, of Bethel Park, died Monday, October 4, 2021 in the St. Clair Hospital.

He was born May 28, 1941 in Pittsburgh, the son of Andrew and Helen Gereg Rohaly.

John attended the Baldwin schools until his senior year, graduating from Snowden High School in 1959.  He attended a special arts program through Carnegie Mellon University prior to opening his first studio in Pittsburgh. Mr. Rohaly was a self-employed graphic designer in the sales and marketing industry.

John was a member of the St. Clair Alliance Church where he was very active with the men’s ministries, especially the Friday Morning Group. He was a man of faith and believed in the Lord Jesus Christ for his salvation.  Having survived two bone marrow transplants and total ACL replacements in both knees, he loved to share how God has worked in his life.

Mr. Rohaly enjoyed stamp and coin collecting when he was younger, was a car enthusiast, current event junky and an expert grass cutter and landscaper.

He loved Blue Grass music and enjoyed attending concerts with his son. There was also his fellowship at the local Leaf and Bean with some special friends.

John loved to hear the news of what his grandchildren were doing and was so proud of each one.

Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Joan Twigger Rohaly; a son, Gregg Rohaly and his wife Holly of Pittsboro, NC; two daughters, Jamie L. Bonazzoli and her husband A.J. of Scenery Hill and Melissa Brower of Dallas, TX; four grandchildren, Jenna, Brock and Sabrina Rohaly and Madi Bonazzoli; and several cousins.

Friends and family will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, October 7, 2021 in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342.  

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 23, 2021 in the Upper St. Clair Alliance Church, 2510 Old Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15241.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the charity of one’s choice.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 7, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342

Memorial Service
Saturday
October 23, 2021

10:00 AM
Upper St. Clair Alliance Church
2510 Old Washington Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15241

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