John A. Wise

John A. Wise, 49, of Ellwood City, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday morning, June 12, 2013 at his residence.

He was born in Butler on December 13, 1963 to the late William Wise and the late Audrey Rainey Wise. John graduated from Mars High School in the class of 1982 and attended Park Alliance Church in Ellwood City. He had worked as a custodian for the Pine Richland School District for 18 years for the past year had been working as a sales associate at T&M Hardware in Ellwood City. John was a lifelong fisherman and enjoyed piloting remote controlled helicopters and airplanes.

He is survived by his wife of over 13 years, Tracy L. Woroszylo Wise, whom he married August 28, 1999. He is also survived by a sister and two brothers, Barbara (and Clyde “Skip”) Gray of Mars, Ernest (and Cindy) Wise of Florida, and William (and Carol) Wise of Butler. Two nephews and two nieces survive, Adam (and Brittney) Gray, Matthew Gray, Keri Wise, and Dawn (and Chris) Burke, as well as his mother-in-law, Joyce Woroszylo, of Ellwood City.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. on Friday, June 14, 2013 in the TURNER FUNERAL HOME of Ellwood City, Sixth Street at Park Avenue.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 A.M. on Saturday, June 15, 2013 in the Park Alliance Church, 701 Jefferson Street, Ellwood City, PA 16117, with Rev. John McCready, his pastor, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made, in John’s name, to the Missionary Fund at Park Alliance Church.

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