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John Steele Sr.

John Robert Steele Sr., 86, of Warren, PA passed away early Friday morning, September 6, 2019, at UPMC Hamot in Erie.

He was born March 14, 1933, in Toronto, OH, a son to the late John B. and Edna Madeline (Miller) Steele. He was a 1952 graduate of Warren Area High School and went on to serve in the United States Navy. John worked as a group leader in the Heat Treat Dept. at the National Forge Co. for 43 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and collecting guns.

John is survived by his children, Bryan Steele, John Steele Jr., and Lori (Craig) Johnson, all of Warren; 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Helen (Hoflund) Steele as well as 3 sisters.

As per John’s wishes, no services will be held at this time.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Youngsville, have been entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at nelsonfuneralhome.net.