John T. McBride Jr., GYSGT, USMC (Ret.), 84, of DuBois died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 at the DuBois Nursing Home.
Born May 25, 1933 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late John T. and Olga (Jantz) McBride Sr.
On Jan. 31, 1955, he married Doris L. (Rusden) McBride. She survives.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Upon his discharge, he entered the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served his country for 20 years. During his Marine Corps career, he served in the Vietnam War.
After his military career, he worked in the private sector. He enjoyed spending time with his family, reading and listening to music.
He is survived by two daughters, Terie McBride, LTC, U.S. Army (Ret.) and Tina Anand and her husband, Dr. Sanjeev Anand, both of DuBois; two sisters, Olga Bittle and Elaine Tirendi, both of Philadelphia; three grandchildren, Jesse Carberry and his wife, Jill and Celine and Alaina Anand; and a great-grandchild, Cole Carberry.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Carberry and son-in-law, Gary Carberry.
There will be no public visitation. A private memorial service will be held on Saturday at the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc.
Full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard from the funeral home.
Memorials may be placed with any veteran’s organization.
Online condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.