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John E. Stevens

September 15, 1934 ~ February 19, 2020 (age 85)


John E. Stevens, age 85, of Valencia, passed away on Wednesday evening, February 19, 2020, at St. Barnabas Home in Gibsonia.

Born in Indianapolis, IN on September 15, 1934, he was the son of the late John B. and Marie Shorr-King Stevens.

John was a retired compliance director for Fisher Scientific, Med Rad and Labchem, Inc., all in Pittsburgh.

He had served as a Staff Sgt. in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.

He was a member of St. Kilian Church in Cranberry Twp. and had volunteered at the Butler County Humane Society and with the Adult Literacy Program at BC3.

John was also a member of the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society and the American Society of Quality Control.

Surviving are four daughters, Kate Biertempfel (David) of Valencia, Lynn Barber (Joseph) of Butler, Shawna Watts of Renfrew and Johna Jacobs (Kelly) of Valencia, a son, Michael Stevens (Denise) of Valencia , 12 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and a former son-in-law, Charles Watts of Valencia.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy L. Selner Stevens, who he married on May 7, 1960 and who died on August 21, 2018.

Friends are invited to a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial in St. Kilian Church, 7076 Franklin Rd. Cranberry Twp., PA 16066 on Tuesday at 11:00 AM. Fr. Charles Bober, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Mars Cemetery, Adams Twp., PA. Memorials may be made to the Butler County Humane Society, 1015 Evans City Rd, Renfrew, PA 16053. Arrangements are under the direction of the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA and condolences are available at

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