Age 88, of Trafford, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017, in the Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville. Jack was born on December 19, 1928, in Turtle Creek, the son of the late John H. and Margaret (Jardine) Simpson. Jack was a devoted father and grandfather and a people person who became an instant friend to everyone he met. Jack was preceded in death by his loving wife, Theresa M. "Dolly" (Falleroni) Simpson in 2010 and his brother, Alex Simpson. Jack is survived by his sons, John A. Simpson (Darlene) of N. Huntingdon and Alan B. Simpson of Trafford; his grandchildren, Jessica Fordyce (Matthew) and Bryan Simpson (Jodi), all of N. Huntingdon; and his sister, Ann Merlino of Houston, TX. Jack was a veteran of the US Army and he retired from Fisher Body in Dravosburg as a machinist. He was a member of the Hillcrest Presbyterian Church in Monroeville, an avid Pittsburgh Sports Fan and loved to play bingo. Jack could often be seen at Musser's Garage with his beloved dog, Ginger. Family and friends will be received on Sunday from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. in the JOHN M. DOBRINICK FUNERAL HOME, INC., 702 7th St. (State Rt. 130), Trafford 412-372-3111. Additional visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Monday in the Hillcrest Presbyterian Church, 1622 James St., Monroeville 15146 followed by funeral services in the church at 10 a.m. with Rev. Aaron Gordon, officiating. Entombment will follow in the Good Shepherd Mausoleum, Monroeville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hillcrest Presbyterian Church.
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PostedNovember 18, 2017