John A. Roland

August 20, 1951 ~ November 27, 2018 (age 67)



   John A. Roland Jr., 67, Wayne Twp. passed away Tuesday at his home.   

   Born in Schuylkill Haven, he was the son of John A. and Stella Sima Roland Sr.  

    He attended the Schuylkill Haven schools. He served in the Merchant Marines. He was a meat cutter and had worked at the former Waymart in Minersville and at McMullin’s Market in New Philadelphia. He also was the owner of the John Roland Carpet Cleaning Service.

     He is survived by his daughter Kelly Roberts and her  husband Zachary, Boston, Ma.; 2 sisters Pat Davis, Pottsville and Ellen Faust, Cressona; his best friend Irvin Freeman, Wayne Twp.; nieces and nephews.   

  Private Funeral services will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in John’s memory, visit us at


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