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John Robert Wooliscroft

John Robert Wooliscroft

Male 1941 - 2015  (74 years)

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  • Name John Robert Wooliscroft 
    Born 20 Jan 1941  Canonsburg, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Jay Robert Wooliscroft 
    Residence 18 Jan 1974  Edinboro, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • at the time of his mothers death
    Died 2 Jun 2015  Girard, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • John Robert Wooliscroft, age 74, of Girard, formerly of Edinboro, passed away in his sleep, on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. He was born in Canonsburg, on January 20, 1941, son of the late Roy and Catherine Wooliscroft.

      John, known as "Bob" to his friends, attended Canonsburg High School, now Cannon-McMillan. He studied at California State University of Pennsylvania for his undergraduate work, and received his Master's Degree from West Virginia University. Bob was a Professor Emeritus, having taught English at Edinboro University for over 30 years. He was a voracious reader, and loved both literature and history. He was a lover of the cinema, and a wide range of music, and enjoyed discussing art. Bob was a die-hard black and gold Pittsburgh sports fan, and was allegiant to the University of Pittsburgh's sports programs, his favorite being football.

      Bob is survived by his brother, Roy; his son, John, of Pittsburgh; his daughter, Catherine, of Boston; and his wife, Jan A. Wooliscroft.

      He was preceded in death by his sister Carol.

      There will be no public visitation or services. Interment will be private. The Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc. is handling arrangements. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/erietimesnews/obituary.aspx?pid=175037546#sthash.wJrp0Wfk.dpuf
    Person ID I7743  Williscroft | The Alton Families
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2016 

    Father Roy Wooliscroft,   b. 14 Mar 1905, Penn, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1959, St Clair Memorial Hospital, MT Lebanon, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Catherine Barton,   b. 30 Nov 1910, Midway, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1974, Cape Canaveral Hospital, Cocoa, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1931 
    Family ID F2620  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Living 
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F1627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F4120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jan 1941 - Canonsburg, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 18 Jan 1974 - Edinboro, PA, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Newspaper Article, Observer & Reporter Washington, 18 Jan 1974.

    2. [S12] Newspaper Article, Erie Times-News Jun 9 2015.