John Lawrence Lingo Jr. age 74 of Hopwood, Pa passed away Sunday January 19, 2020 in Uniontown Hospital ER. He was born January 10, 1946 in New Geneva, Pa. He is the son of the late John L. Lingo Sr. and Wilma (Merrill) Lingo.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother Ken and his sister Thelma.
John was a disabled Vietnam war veteran serving ten years in the United States Air Force. John was also a coal miner in the local 1248, was part of the American Red Cross, many volunteer organizations, Disaster Coordinator for Fayette County All Fires, military emergency leaves for American Red Cross, Blood Drives and more than one hundred volunteers from nurses, mental health disaster teams. John was a volunteer case worker for Juvenile Probation, Laurel Highlands Chapter. Loved helping young people and his coworkers. He was a van driver for mentally challenged, All Gods Angels.
John is survived by his loving wife Shirley, his children John Lingo III, Michele LeMasters (Scott), Grandchildren Alex Ready, Craig Ready and Shannon Ready. Also survived by sisters Margaret Beck, Susie Duboff, (Joel), Nancy Tamosan (Dennis), Sheila Lingo. Brother Leonard Merrill, brother-in-law Lewis Wills and sister-in-law Jane Davenport, and all nieces, nephews and friends.
Friends will be received in THE DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME HOPWOOD, PA, Thursday January 23, 2020 from 6 to 8pm and Friday January 24, 2020 from 10 to 11am the hour of the service with Pastor Wendell Bates officiating the service. Interment will follow in Mt. View Cemetery.
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