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John F.W. Last

June 5, 1931 August 18, 2021
John F.W. Last
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John Francis William Last, 90, of Fairfield, PA, died Wednesday evening, August 18, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon, PA.

Born June 5, 1931 in Debenham, Suffolk, England he was the son of the late Francis and Amy Mary (Woods) Last. He was the husband of the late Jean (Woods) Last who died November 11, 2008.

Mr. Last attended public schools in England and went on to serve a five year apprenticeship as a Tool Maker at Reavell & Company in Ipswich, England. He then served for two years with the British Army as a Telegraph Mechanic. He obtained National Certification in Mechanical Engineering from Ipswich School of Technology and emigrated to the USA in 1967 and married his wife Jean. He worked for a short time at Landis Tool Company before working for BMY in York, where he retired, to Florida, in 1994.

John is survived by his three step-children, Frederick Sechrest, of Myerstown, PA, Ellyn Whitt, of Newport News, VA, Dora Stremble, of Orlando, FL, six step-grandchildren, Mitchell Brannen, of Walkersville, MD, Benjamin Brannen, of Waynesboro, PA, Jerrod Brannen, of Lake Butler, FL, Molly Sechrest, of Lebanon, PA, Emily Shaud, of Annville, PA, Kiaya Sechrest, of Pittsburgh, PA, and nine step-great grandchildren, Alex Brannen, of Cape Casey, Korea, MacKenzie and John Brannen, of Walkersville, MD, Cassie and Vanessa Brannen, of Ft. Wainwright, Alaska, Hailey and Simone Brannen, of Waynesboro, PA, and Annabeth and Jamison Shaud, of Annville, PA..

A graveside service will be held 1:00 PM, Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at the Fairfield Union Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 12:30 PM until the start of the service Wednesday afternoon at the cemetery. The Monahan Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements and online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.

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Wednesday

25

Aug

12:30 PM 8/25/2021 12:30:00 PM - 1:00 PM 8/25/2021 1:00:00 PM
Fairfield Union Cemetery

West Main St.
Fairfield, PA 17320

Fairfield Union Cemetery
West Main St. Fairfield 17320 PA
United States

Graveside

Wednesday

25

Aug

1:00 PM 8/25/2021 1:00:00 PM
Fairfield Union Cemetery

West Main St.
Fairfield, PA 17320

Fairfield Union Cemetery
West Main St. Fairfield 17320 PA
United States
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