John E. “Jack” Page

John E. “Jack” Page, 81, of Bruin, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at Butler Memorial Hospital.

John was born in Foxburg on June 2, 1938. He was the son of the late James and Annabelle Grazier Page.

John attended school in Foxburg and was a veteran of the United State Marine Corps. He had been employed in various jobs throughout his life, having worked at Pullman Standard in Butler, Penn Dot, and Bracken Construction. Jack was of the Protestant faith. He enjoyed gardening, especially growing tomatoes, reading, and reminiscing about his younger days while working on the railroad in Foxburg and the history of the Foxburg railroad.

Jack is survived by his wife of 59 years, Janet Vensel Page; five children, Steven Page and his wife, Ruth, of Jacksonville, FL, Jami Machurak of Karns City, Rex Page of Parker, Lisa Wike of Parker and Jennifer Page of Bruin; a son-in-law, Dale Didier of Cincinnati, OH; two brothers, William Page and his wife, Betty, of Foxburg and David Page and his wife, Susan, of Emlenton; twelve grandchildren, three great grandchildren, a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Robert and Sue Vensel of Bruin, a sister-in-law, Belinda Irwin Page, as well as a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, was preceded in death by a son, Jon Page and a daughter, Jena Page Didier, an infant granddaughter, three brothers, Donald Page, James Page, and Raymond “Buzz” Page, and a sister, Rose Edinger, as well as a number of brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home Inc., 802 Grove St., St. Petersburg from 1 – 3 p.m. Sunday. A funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. from the funeral home with the Rev. Kim Armstrong, assistant pastor of Six Points Church of God of Prophecy, officiating. Interment will be in Scrubgrass Stone Church Cemetery. For additional information or to send a condolence, please visit:

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