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We regret to announce the passing of NARVRE Area 2 Director JJ Grabner III

We regret to announce the passing of NARVRE Area 2 Director JJ Grabner III, age 70. NARVRE offers our sincere condolences to Lauren, their family, and JJ’s many friends. His years of service and many contributions to NARVRE are certainly appreciated. According to information provided by Unit 151, East Liverpool, OH, JJ’s funeral services are private.

Obituary J J Grabner lll  1950 – 2020

John J. Grabner III
Beaver, PA

John J. Grabner III, 70, of Beaver, passed away unexpectedly on September 30, 2020.

Born on March 16, 1950, in Rochester, he was the son of the late John J Gradner Jr. and Zelia Evelyn Giles Grabner. John was an avid antique car enthusiast and collector, and the area director for the National Railroad Retirees Association.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved dog, “Jackie”.

He is survived by his lifelong friend, Deborah Cercone of Economy; sister, Bonnie G. (Edward C.) Howe of Economy; and twin sister, Evonne G. Sinclair of Rochester Twp.; nephew, Dennis A. (Melanie) Vaughan; niece, Kimberly D. Vaughan; former wife, Cecilia Francis of North Carolina; and estranged wife, Lauren Guthrie.

As per John’s wishes, all services were private.

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Published in The Beaver County Times