Calling Hours:
Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 5:00-7:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA 16125

Funeral Service:
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 11:00am
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA 16125
Rev. V. David Foradori, officiating
Pastor of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church

Burial with committal prayers and military honors rendered
by Greenville VFW Post #3374 will be in St. Michael Cemetery.

John R. Koren, age 67, of Gibson Rd. Hempfield Twp., passed away Sunday evening November 4, 2108 in UPMC Hamot, Erie.

He was born in Grove City, PA on December 28, 1950 to John J. and Marie A. (Dawes) Koren. He was a 1969 graduate of Greenville Senior High School, attended Penn State Shenango and was a graduate of Edinboro University with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts. John served in the U.S. Army from 1970-1975. 

He was a partner with John Koren Well Drilling for twenty years and then was the owner of Lakeland Pottery from 1991-2008. John was a member of Greenville VFW Post #3374, where he had previously been active with the Honor Guard. He loved shooting pool, golfing and working on his pottery for many years.

On July 29, 1972 he married the former Betty Wareham, she survives at home.

Also survivng are his two children; Jennifer L. Feicht and her husband R.J. of St. Petersburg, PA and Jack E. Koren of Greenville, a sister; Elaine Shearer of Youngstown, OH and a twin brother; James A. Koren and his wife Shirley of Spartansburg, PA and three grandchilren; Brady Feicht, Abigail Feicht and Cassondralee Schwalm.

He was preceded in death by his parents.



  1. Tom & Debbie Hoffman Tom & Debbie Hoffman
    November 7, 2018    

    Betty and family. Our deepest sympathy is with you as you deal with your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. Tom & JANIs Warren Tom & JANIs Warren
    November 7, 2018    

    Betty so sorry to hear of John’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Norma McCurdy Butts Norma McCurdy Butts
    November 7, 2018    

    My prayers and condolences to John’s family and friends.

  4. Bunmi Bunmi
    November 7, 2018    

    I am very sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere sympathy. We are looking forward to a time when death will be no more according to Revelation 21:4 and be able to welcome back our dead loved ones to life . In the meantime, may God of all comfort be able to comfort your entire family during this difficult time.

  5. Val Evanoff Val Evanoff
    November 7, 2018    

    Betty And Family I’m very sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathy and condolences. May he rest in peace.

  6. Shirley Kitch Lightner, Fort Wayne, In Shirley Kitch Lightner, Fort Wayne, In
    November 7, 2018    

    My sincere condolences to John’s family please be assured of my continued prayers for all of you in the days and weeks ahead.

  7. Frank and Shirley Lewis Frank and Shirley Lewis
    November 7, 2018    

    Betty , Jack and family . We are so sorry for your families loss.
    Prayers for peace and comfort for your family.

  8. Gary D'Urso Gary D'Urso
    November 7, 2018    

    My memories go back to Little League and family outings. Every memory is a good one and special. So sad to hear this news. You are in my prayers.

  9. Lyn Merz Lyn Merz
    November 7, 2018    

    I am so sorry for your loss, I have so many fond childhood memories of us all doing things together. SeaWorld, horseshoes, playing games and cards at each other’s houses. I am sure John will be missed by many. Hugs, thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Rest in peace John. God Bless

  10. Jim Straub Jim Straub
    November 11, 2018    

    God’s speed to Betty, Jim and all of John’s family on your recent loss; may he rest in peace!

  11. John and Frieda Williamson John and Frieda Williamson
    November 14, 2018    

    Sending our sympathies

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