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John Fitzgerald Troutman

December 5, 1963 October 31, 2019
John Fitzgerald Troutman
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John Fitzgerald Troutman, age 55, of Harborcreek, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 following a sudden illness. He was born in Erie on December 5, 1963, son of the late Guernie F. “Joe” and Virginia Dean Allen Troutman.
John was a 1982 graduate of Ft. LeBoeuf High School. While in high school, he worked with his father maintaining Picnicana Park. In 1983, John started working for Summit Twp. with the Streets Dept. He then became the manager of the Summit Twp. Water Authority in 1996, where he has served for the past 23 years. For 14 years, John was on the board for Summit Twp. Industrial and Economic Development Authority. He was a member of the Summit Twp. Lion’s Club and East Erie Moose Lodge. John enjoyed golfing, camping, watching sports, and was an avid fan of the Cincinnati Reds and Bengals. He especially loved spending time with his family and his dog, Chico.
John is survived by his wife of 28 years, Joanne (Tomasino) Troutman; two sons, Johnny (Tyler Nafus) and Jacob (Marissa Drobitch); one brother, David J. Troutman (Mary); two sisters, Marian Sokolowski (Tom), and Dawn Eisert (Gerry); one aunt, Sandra Grey; one uncle, Gary Troutman (Patty); and his extended family, father, Frank Kosiorek; three brothers, Rich, Brian, and Scott (Chris) Lewis; sister, Michelle Eimers (Lawrence); and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Richard, Dean, Dennis, and Joseph Troutman; one sister, Jeanne Nelson; and extended family, mother, Sue Kosiorek.
Friends may call at the Dusckas-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. 5151 Buffalo Road (at Hannon Rd. in Harborcreek Twp.) on Sunday from 3 to 7 pm and are invited to attend a Prayer Service there on Monday at 9:45 am followed by a Funeral Mass at St. James R.C. Church at 10:30 am. Interment will take place at St. Gregory Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Summit Twp. Lion’s Club, 9710 Peach Street, Waterford, PA 16441.

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3:00 PM 11/3/2019 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/3/2019 7:00:00 PM
Dusckas-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

5151 Buffalo Road
(at Hannon Rd. in Harborcreek Twp.)
Erie, PA 16510

Dusckas-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
5151 Buffalo Road Erie 16510 PA
United States





10:30 AM 11/4/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. James R.C. Church

2635 Buffalo Rd.
Erie, PA 16501

The Rev. James P. McCormick, Pastor of St. James Roman Catholic Church, will preside. A prayer service will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday at 9:45 AM.

St. James R.C. Church
2635 Buffalo Rd. Erie 16501 PA
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Gregory Cemetery Final Resting Place

9501 W Main Rd.
North East, PA 16428

9501 W Main Rd. North East 16428 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Summit Township Lion's Club

9710 Peach Street
Waterford, PA 16441

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