MARION HEIGHTS — John Bartol, 66, of 515 E. Melrose St., passed away Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, at his residence.

He was born in Danville, Aug. 14, 1954, a son of the late John C. and Anna (Ridilla) Bartol.

John was a graduate of Mount Carmel Area High School.

On Sept. 20, 1980, in St. Casimir’s Church, he married Lucinda Shiko, who survives. Together they shared 40 years of marriage.

He worked as a machine operator in a factory.

He was member of the Church of the Holy Angels, as well as an active member of many social clubs, including the Kulpmont Lions Club and the Marion Heights Fire Co. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

John is survived by his wife, Lucinda Bartol, of Marion Heights; two sons, John Joseph Bartol II and his companion, Melissa Ortona, of Den Mar Gardens, and Dr. Kyle Bartol and wife, Janice, of Maryland; a daughter, Bryana K. Bartol, of Forty Fort; a brother, Joseph J. Bartol and wife, Elaine, of Den Mar Gardens; two nieces, Brooke Bartol and Brittany Backer and her husband, Derrick.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Kerren Shiko; an uncle, Alfred Bartol; and two aunts, Marie Bartol and Irene Gurba and her husband, John.

BARTOL — John Bartol, 66, of 515 E. Melrose St., Marion Heights. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Church of the Holy Angels, 855 Scott St., Kulpmont, with the Rev. Andrew Stahmer officiating. Burial will follow in St. Casimir’s Cemetery, Marion Heights. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Church of the Holy Angels, 855 Scott St., Kulpmont 17834. Arrangements are in care of C. J. Lucas Funeral Home Inc., 1053 Chestnut St., Kulpmont, Malcom C. Farrow IV, supervisor. To send condolences to the family, go to

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