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John August "Pap" Bunyan

Born: Sun., Nov. 14, 1954
Died: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Dec. 09, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Dec. 09, 2018
Location: William F. Young Funeral Home

Memorial Service

6:00 PM Mon., Dec. 10, 2018
Location: West Sunbury United Church of the Nazarene

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John  August “Pap” Bunyan, age 64, of West Sunbury passed away Friday, December 7, 2018 at  Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot.

John was born November 14, 1954 in Pittsburgh, PA.  He was the son of the late Leroy R. Bunyan and the late Regina M. Moelter Bunyan Puff.  John was a member of the West Sunbury United Church of the Nazarene.  He had been employed at John F. Casey, Pullman Standard and Glenshaw Glass in the past and most recently was a truck driver. John was a very active member of the West Sunbury community having held numerous positions with West Sunbury Volunteer Fire Department over the past forty one years including Lieutenant, Vice President, President, and Trustee and EMA Coordinator for the borough.  He was also a member of the Borough Council in West Sunbury and a former member of the American Legion Riders Post 117.

John is survived by his wife Joni L. Bunyan, whom he married February 5, 1977; two sons, Benjamin R. Bunyan and Daniel J. Bunyan, and his wife, Stephanie, both of West Sunbury and two grandchildren, Olivia Farley and Christopher J. Bunyan.  One sister, Sarah Parker, and her husband, Robert and one brother, Leroy J. Bunyan, and his wife, Charisse, both of Renfrew also survive.

The family will receive friends at the William F. Young Funeral Home, 132 Main Street, West Sunbury from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 Sunday, December 9, 2018.  A memorial service will be held at 6:00 P.M. Monday, December 10, 2018 at the West Sunbury United Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Tim Britton, his pastor, officiating.

Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the William F. Young Funeral Home to assist the family with the funeral expenses.

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