John Joseph Vogel, Sr.

John Joseph Vogel, Sr.

Passed: December 08, 2023

John Joseph Vogel, Sr.

Passed: December 08, 2023


John Joseph Vogel Sr., 96, of Beaver, passed away at the Concordia at Villa St. Joseph Personal Care Facility on Friday, December 8, 2023, at the age of 96.

He was born in Pittsburgh, the son of Rudolph and Marie (Lehman) Vogel.

John was a Veteran of WWII, serving in the Navy as a Seaman 1st Class in the Seabee Construction Group and stationed on Guam. He was an active member of the Beaver Volunteer Fire Department for many years and a member of Our Lady of the Valley Parish.  John retired from the Gerber Baby Food Company in 1990.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Gray (Rattelsdorfer) Vogel; a sister, Ruth (Vogel) Chieruzzi; and a daughter-in-law, Denise (Camp) Vogel.

Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, John J. (Jack) Jr. and Marilyn (Novak) Vogel, Zelienople; a son James R. Vogel and partner Jane Lutz, Industry; a daughter, Kathleen A. Vogel, Center Township; a daughter and son-in-law, Karen G. and Michael Lucci; 9 grandchildren, Brian and wife Heather Vogel, Mathew and wife Maureen Vogel, Amanda (Vogel) Gallagher, Sara (Vogel) and husband Brian Carcaise, Rachel (Vogel) and husband John Homick, Addie (Lucci) and husband Steven Casey, Elizabeth (Lucci) and husband Sam Miller, Carolina Lucci and Michael Lucci; 11 great-grandchildren, Hannah, Evelyn and Blake Vogel, Kaylee and Madelyn Vogel, Alexander, Zachary and Nicholas Homick, Lilly and Molly Gallagher and Ella Casey.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, December 13th from 5pm-8pm in the GABAUER-TODD FUNERAL HOME- 340 Third St., Beaver, where prayers will be held on Thursday, December 14th at 9:20am, followed by a mass of Christian burial at 10am at SS Peter & Paul Church-Our Lady of the Valley Parish-200 3rd St, Beaver, PA 15009.

Interment will follow in Beaver Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Beaver Volunteer Fire Dept.- 156 Market St., Beaver PA 15009.


  • Date & Time: December 13, 2023 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
  • Venue: Gabauer-Todd Funeral And Cremation Services
  • Location: 340 3rd St, Beaver, PA 15009 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (724) 775-0674

Mass of Christian Burial

  • Date & Time: December 14, 2023 (10:00 AM)
  • Venue: Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church
  • Location: 200 Third St. Beaver, PA 15009 - (Get Directions)

Beaver Volunteer Fire Department

  • Address: 156 Market Street Beaver PA 15009

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  1. So sorry for your loss

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