John G. McKenzie

John G. McKenzie

WELLSVILLE - John G. McKenzie, 77, of Wellsville, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at home.

He was born May 5, 1940, in Wellsville, the son of the late Fred and Laura (Mick) McKenzie. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by three brothers: Bill, Roland, and Charles McKenzie.

John graduated from Wellsville High School in 1959 and served in the Unites States Army Reserves.  He had been employed as a crane operator for the former Crucible Steel Mill and was a farmer. John also raced harness horses and was a member of the U.S. Trotting Association. He was a member of Bethel United Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Antoinette (Tedeschi) McKenzie, whom he married April 24, 1964; one daughter, Christine Connor and her husband, Tim, of Wellsville; and three sons: Douglas McKenzie of Wellsville, Jerry McKenzie and his wife, Kristyn, of Deerfield, OH, and Larry McKenzie of Hampton, VA; and one sister, Grace Wossner of Kissimmee, FL. Also surviving are eight grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, March 24, 2018, at the Roberts Funeral Home with Rev. Tanta Luckhardt-Hendricks of the church officiating.

Burial will follow in Highlandtown Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1:00-3:00 pm and 5:00-8:00 pm Friday at the Roberts Funeral Home, 631 Main Street in Wellsville.