SHARON, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – John Clifford Sederland, 88, of Sharon, passed away Monday evening, May 2, 2022, in Autumn Grove Transition Healthcare, Harrisville, Pennsylvania, following an extended illness.

He was born July 8, 1933, in Sharon, to Elizabeth (McNeill) and John Oscar Sederland.

He graduated from Sharon High School in 1951 and worked as a physical tester for 26 years at Sharon Steel Corps.


He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Sharon.


John served on the USS Newport News Carrier in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War from 1951 to 1955.

John was a member of Sharon American Legion, where he belong to the Honor Guard, and also was a member of the the Sharon VFW.

He enjoyed fishing.

Surviving are a daughter, Dianne Sederland of Masury, Ohio; sons, Clifford Sederland and his wife, Dee Dee, of West Middlesex and Wayne Sederland and his wife, Lori, of Hermitage; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

John was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Elizabeth (McNeill) Sederland and his life partner, Marilyn Abbott.

A service will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Park Chapel, 2619 East State Street, Hermitage, PA 16148, with the Wheatland West Middlesex Honor Guard.

Arrangements are being handled by the John Flynn Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.

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A television tribute will air Wednesday, May 4 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.