Jacob Andrew Johns

July 5, 1996 ~ October 24, 2019 (age 23)


Jacob Andrew Johns , 23 , beloved son of the late Kim Johns, passed away on Thursday October 24, 2019 in West Penn Hospital after a courageous battle with leukemia.

He was born on July 5, 1996 in Kittanning, PA . He attended IUP Culinary School and was currently employed by Olgebay Resort in Wheeling, WV.

Jacob was a member of St. Mary Our Lady Of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church in Kittanning.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory

Mother- Beth Johns (Timothy Barger)

Fiancé- Arianna Bracy

Maternal Grandparents- John & Carol McGinnis

Siblings- Rachel (Jared) Shirley; Sarah Westlake; and Zachary (Taylor) Johns

7 Nieces and Nephews- Kennedy, Nolan, Keaton, Sloane, Carter, Calvin, and Brennan

Aunts & Uncles- Colleen & Brian Schaller; Steve Johns; Valerie Johns; and Todd Johns

Cousins- Brock, Maxwell, Jennifer, Andy, Jordan, Brook, Cameron, Todd, Michael, Brittany, Lindsey, and Caleb

In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother; Kazuko Johns, and cousins Brett & Blake Johns.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday October 27, 2019 in the Kennedy & Blodgett Funeral home, 253 North Grant Ave., Kittanning, PA 16201, from 2:00- 6:00pm. Parting prayers will be held in the funeral home on Monday October 28, 2019 at 10:30am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am in St. Mary Our Lady Of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church with Rev. Victor S. Baguna as celebrant.

Jacob’s family suggests that any memorial contributions be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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October 27, 2019

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Kittanning-Grant Ave
253 N Grant Ave.
Kittanning, PA 16201

Prayer Service
October 28, 2019

10:30 AM
Kittanning-Grant Ave
253 N Grant Ave.
Kittanning, PA 16201

Mass of Christian Burial
October 28, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Mary, Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church
101 W. High St.
Kittanning, PA 16201

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