American Veteran 01

John M. Sima

March 6, 1928 ~ January 4, 2021 (age 92)


John M. Sima, 92, of Greensburg, died Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in St. Anne Home. He was born March 6, 1928, in Hannastown, a son of the late Joseph Sr. and Mary Hricko Sima. John was a member of St. Bartholomew Church and a World War II veteran, having served in the Marine Corps. He was a retired printer for the Justice Department in Washington, D.C. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Sima Jr.; and a sister, Mary Bolkovac. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Patricia A. McGrath Sima, whom he married on May 28,1955, and with whom he would have celebrated 66 years of marriage this year; and numerous nieces and nephews and their families. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of John from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday in the CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601, 724-837-0020. Parting prayers will be held at 9:15 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home, followed by a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Bartholomew Church, Crabtree, with Father Justin Matro, OSB celebrating. Interment will follow in Calvary Hill Cemetery, Crabtree. Keeping with CDC guidelines, those attending the viewing and funeral are required to wear face masks. Because of current social distancing restrictions, only 35 people will be permitted in the funeral home at one time. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Anne Home, 685 Angela Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601 or to St. Bartholomew Church, 2538 Route 119, Crabtree, PA 15624. John's family has entrusted his care to the Pantalone Funeral Home Inc., Greensburg. To share your memories and photos, offer your condolences, or for directions, please visit us at Natale N. Pantalone, supervisor.

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January 8, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pantalone Funeral Home, Inc.
409 W. Pittsburgh St.
Greensburg, PA 15601

Parting Prayers
January 9, 2021

9:15 AM
Pantalone Funeral Home, Inc.
409 W. Pittsburgh St.
Greensburg, PA 15601

Funeral Mass
January 9, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Bartholomew Church
2538 US-119
Crabtree, PA 15624


St. Anne Home
685 Angela Drive, Greensburg PA 15601
Tel: 1-724-837-6070

St. Bartholomew Catholic Church
2538 Route 119, Crabtree PA 15624
Tel: 1-724-834-0709
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