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John Albert Hile, Age 79 on March 8, 2017 in Naples, Florida, formerly of Scott Township. John was the beloved husband of Linda (Gibson) Hile for 54 years, cherished father of Lorrie (Michael) Dunlap of Naples, Florida and Cheryl (David) Mitchell of Zelienople, Pennsylvania, proud and loving grandfather to Megan and Grace Mitchell, Uncle to Mary Beth and Henry Hile, son to the late Henry Forrest and Mary Edna (Harley) Hile and brother to the late Henry Edward Hile.
John was born June 22, 1937 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and grew up in Hazelwood. He graduated from Allderdice High School in 1955. He met and fell in love with his sweetheart Linda at YAPs (Young Adults of Pittsburgh). John served proudly in the US Army Reserves, attended night school while working and raising his young family, and graduated from Robert Morris University. He worked as Controller for Koppers Company most of his adult life.
His faith was always an important part of his life, and John served in many roles in the Church during his lifetime. John was a longtime member of the Mt. Lebanon Evangelical Presbyterian Church. He was also an active member of The Shriner’s and was Past Master of the Washington Lodge of The Scottish Rite of Free Masonry. Throughout his life, he enjoyed tending his garden, tinkering at his workbench and spending time with his family. He will be missed by his family and friends and his little buddy “Salty”.
John will be laid to rest at Forest Lawn Gardens in McMurray, PA.
At his request, there will be no visitation, but a celebration of John’s life will be held at Mt. Lebanon Evangelical Presbyterian Church on June 22, 2017. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington R., McMurray, PA 15317 (724) 260 5546.