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John T. "Jack" McCabe

July 4, 1939 ~ February 8, 2021 (age 81)


John T. "Jack" McCabe, 81, of Canonsburg, died Monday, February 8, 2021.
He was born July 4, 1939, in Clearfield, a son of Francis and Louise Wilson McCabe.
Mr. McCabe was an active member of All Saints Greek Orthodox Church. He served as past District President of the AHEPA, was a member of the White Eagles, Polish National Union, and the Washington Country Club. He enjoyed golf, loved photography, and was an avid high sports fan, having annually attended Pennsylvania State Wrestling Championships with Sandra.  He had 34 photos that were published in "Hot Shots"  in the Washington Observer Reporter. Prior to his retirement in 2001, Mr. McCabe was a teacher. Throughout his career, he taught at Canon McMillan, McGuffey, and at South Fayette, where he was a wrestling and football coach. He taught English, including Shakespeare; Civics, and six levels of History. He loved spending time with his family, and was very immersed in his cultural life and they loved to travel to Greece and Croatia. He was involved with the St. George Tamburitzans, and his grandchildren's musical and athletic involvement.
On December 22, 1961, he married his loving wife, Sandra Petika McCabe, who passed away on September 25, 2015. 
Surviving are his son, John S. (Karina Dayich-McCabe) McCabe, of Pittsburgh, his brother, Michael (Becky) McCabe, of Phoeniz, Arizona; his grandchildren, Clarine and Steven McCabe; nephews, Douglas (Alexa) McCabe, and Andrew (Amy) McCabe.
Due to uncertainties associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no public visitation and private services will be held in the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church with Father George Athanasiou, officiating, followed by burial in the Melrose Cemetery. 
A celebration of his life will be held in the future when it is safe to gather in large groups.
Arrangements entrusted to Sollon Funeral and Cremation Services, LTD, 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, Phillip L. Sollon, supervisor, 724-746-1000.
The family kindly suggests memorial contributions be made to the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, GOYA, 601 W. McMurray Road, Canonsburg, PA, 15317, in Jack McCabe's name.
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