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John Britton passes away at age 86

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John Britton, 86, formerly of Chesterton passed away peacefully Nov. 11, 2017, in Pharr, TX.

He was born Jan. 22, 1931, in Morris City, IL, to John and Mary Britton.

On Oct. 12, 1974 he married Mary Britton. John and Mary were happily married for 44 years.

John worked at Bethlehem Steel in the locomotive shop where he was known as “Honest John” until he retired in 1994.

John is survived by his wife Mary, Pharr, TX. Children Vicki Britton, Mt. Carmel, IL, Dawn Griffith, Chesterton, IN, Jon (Sarah) Britton, Westville, IN, Bill (Donna) Stovic, Louisa, KY, 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, niece and nephew Jill and Matt Matsel.

John was preceded in death by his parents and sister Donna Matsel.

Per John’s wishes there will be no services.



Posted 11/14/2017




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