John Martin Pergosky III
By boykofunera32295943, Jan 8 2018 01:06PM
John Martin Pergosky III, 54, of New Tripoli, was born into Eternal Life on January 1st, 2018. He is a graduate of Northwestern Lehigh high school and Penn State University. John was actively involved in the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau for 10 years where he was Spokesman for the 15th Congressional District National Legislative Committee, President of the Pennsylvania Forage and Grassland Council.
PA State winner of PFB Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet, and 1st place winner of PFB State Young Farmer and Rancher of the Year. He was also a National Hay Association Member. He was happiest when he was farming, and loved being the engineer of a 15-inch gauge live steam engine. He always had
a captivating (interesting) story to tell.
He is survived by the mother of his children, Ann Marie (Levitsky) Pergosky; sons, John, Nicholas and Jacob; daughter, Roseanna; Parents, John M. Jr and Mildred (Stalgaitis) Pergosky; brother, Matthew and wife Michele (Rehrig); nephew, Luke Pergosky; niece, Gabriele Badesso.
The family will greet friends on Tuesday, January 9th at 9:00 am until 10:45 am. The Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 am at St. Joseph the Worker Church, Orefield PA. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Allentown PA. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to JM Pergosky Children College Fund at gf.me/u/f2bkkm.