John F. Tinari Sr., age 68, of Sugarloaf, formerly of Girardville and Schuylkill Haven died June 3 and Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Born at the former Ashland State Hospital he was the son of the late Joseph and Catherine (Wood) Tinari Sr. He was a 1971 graduate of North Schuylkill High School. John retired after 25 years at Motor Trans in Hazleton driving motor coach taking senior groups to casino's, dinner shows and week vacations to various states. He then drove shuttle bus for Bloomsburg University driving students around campus, but not without his jokes and laughter to all groups. John was a member of the Sons of America Legion in Hazleton, and a member of St. John Boscoe Catholic Church in Conyngham. John played his drums in many bands for years and then as a disc jockey known as Logo DJ. John was an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys. Preceding him in death in addition to his parent were a brother Joseph Tinari Jr. and a sister Joann Loftus. Survivors include his wife Christine Humes Tinari just celebrating their 48th wedding anniversary on May 20, 2020.
His daughters Christine wife of James Warcholak of York Haven and Tracy Tinari of Schuylkill Haven, son John Tinari Jr. and his wife Rachel of Paxtang. He leaves 7 beautiful grandchildren who he loved Kaitlyn Tinari, Ileina and Connor Weber, Brandon , Brian and Brooke Warcholak and Aaron Tinari, a sister Ruthann Onusconage and her husband John of Wilburton along with many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Following COVID 19/CDC guidelines relatives and friends are invited to his funeral on Monday morning at 11 AM from David D. Jarrett Funeral Home of Mahanoy City. The Rev. Craig Zimmerman will officiate. Interment will follow at Sky View Memorial Park in Hometown. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday morning at 9 AM. Please visit www.jarrettfuneralhome.com to sign the guest book or for more information.
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