Nikola Zupan, Hermitage, PA

John Flynn Funeral Home

January 31, 2020

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HERMITAGE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Nikola Zupan, 83, of Hermitage died at 11:50 a.m. on Friday, January 31, 2020, in his residence after an extended illness.

On November 26, 1936, he was born in Grabrk, Croatia, a son to Jura and Ana (Jarnevic) Zupan – deceased

Mr. Zupan was a welder at Sharon Steel Corporation for 22 years, retiring in 1993.

He was a member of member of St Anthony’s Church.


His pride and joy were his two daughters and five grandchildren. Many precious memories were made at family gatherings and parties. He always had a huge smile on his face when he was around his family.

Surviving are two daughters, Kathy Rollinson and her husband, T.J., of Hermitage and Barbara Rueberger and her husband, Robert, of Sharpsville; two sisters, Danica Ban of Eastlake, Ohio and Katica Lovnicki of Croatia; a brother, Ivica Zupan of Willoughby, Ohio and five grandchildren.

His parents preceded him in death.


Special thanks for the care that was given to our dad to Amedisys Hospice and Golden Car Givers.

Visitation will be held 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 4 in the John Flynn Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 2630 E. State Street, Hermitage.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 5 in St. Anthony’s Church, Sharon, with Fr. Matthew Ruyechan as celebrant.

Burial will be in Morefield Cemetery, Hermitage.

A television tribute will air Wednesday, February 5, at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. on MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus additional spots throughout the day on WYTV, FOX and MyYTV.

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