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John W. Karpy

March 29, 1937 ~ November 9, 2019 (age 82)


John William Karpy, 82, of Washington, died Saturday, November 9, 2019.
He was born March 29, 1937, in Canonsburg, a son of John and Elizabeth Dudash Karpy. 

He was a member of the Trinity Church, in Washington.
Mr. Karpy worked as an accountant, and served as the Controller at Industrial Gasket and Shim prior to his retirement.
He graduated from Canonsburg High School, where he was a state champion wrestler and graduated from Pitt. He was an avid golfer with his group of friends. Mr. Karpy enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, and especially traveling with Joyce to Florida.
On June 26, 1965, he married Joyce Ruffner Karpy, who survives. Also surviving are his son, Royce (Sabrina) Karpy, of Eighty Four; sister, Donna Lee Few, of Canonsburg; brother, Robert (Sharon) Karpy, of Canonsburg; and his grandchildren, Caleb and Hayden.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Karpy was preceded in death by his son, Brett R. Karpy; and his sisters, Dorothy J. Vehar, and Regina Benson, brother, Joseph Karpy, who died in combat in Vietnam.

Friends will be received Tuesday 2-8pm, at the Sollon Funeral and Cremation Services, LTD, 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, Phillip L. Sollon, supervisor, J. David Sollon, director, 724-746-1000. Services will be held Wednesday, at 10am, at the Trinity Church, 550 S. Main Street, Washington, PA  15301. Family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Wednesday.  Interment will follow in Oak Spring Cemetery, Canonsburg, PA.
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In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests memorial contributions be made to the Trinity Church,550 S. Main St. Washington, PA, 15301, in John Karpy's name.

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November 12, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sollon Funeral and Cremation Services, Ltd.
30 East College Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317

Funeral Service
November 13, 2019

10:00 AM
Trinity Church
550 S. Main St.
Washington, PA 15301

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