John S. Warwick
Of Pittsburgh, with much sadness, yet faithful rejoicing, that John "Jack" was welcomed into God’s loving arms on Saturday, February 13, 2021. He was a loving husband, beloved father, devoted grandfather, caring brother and loyal friend. Mr. Warwick passed from this world in beauty and dignity surrounded by the people he loved. The family was together giving each other strength and love as it has always done. A gentleman, known for his kindness and integrity, Mr. Warwick was a respected Certified Public Accountant whose expertise was sought nationally and around the world. He was a man of unwavering faith, a devoted member of the Catholic Church and a generous leader and supporter of local Catholic and Community Institutions. A graduate of North Catholic High School, Duquesne University (B.S. Business Administration), Mr. Warwick began his career as an Auditor at Armco Steel Corporation and then gained his tax experience as an IRS Revenue Agent. Three years later he was recruited by Coopers & Lybrand, multinational accounting firm, as a Tax Manager and Foreign Tax Specialist. He visited forty-three countries on six continents. Mr. Warwick left Coopers to become Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer of McClure-Johnston, Inc. for the following twenty-five years. He was with his son Robert Warwick and Associates P.C. as a Tax Consultant until his death. According to his children, “The most outstanding characteristic of our father was his compassion for others. His hand was always outstretched to help others. He had a warm, kind spirit that made spending time with him a pleasure.” Mr. Warwick was a lifetime member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Founder and former President of the Allegheny Tax Society, longtime member of the PAA, Churchill Valley Country Club, The Rivers Club, North Catholic Alumni Association, and a thirty year dedicated leader and twice President of the Serra Club of Pittsburgh an affiliate of Serra International, a Catholic Laity organization that promotes religious vocations.
Mr. Warwick is survived by his beloved wife Dolores Muraca Warwick; sons Robert J. (wife Mary) Warwick, Dr. John S. III (wife Dr. Joyce) Warwick; grandchildren, John S. Warwick IV, Grace (husband Brandon) Sprecher, Christopher (wife Cheng) Warwick and Connor Warwick, all of Pittsburgh; and brother Robert J. (wife Gretchen) Warwick, of Coronado Beach, California. Predeceased by his loving parents, John and Margaret (Kasun) Warwick. Arrangement entrusted to the Brusco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., Mt. Washington (412 381-2323). Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Bishop David Zubik on Saturday, February 20th in Mary Queen of Peace Parish/St. Mary of the Mount Church, 403 Grandview Avenue, Mt. Washington at 12:00 P.M. All are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to The Serra Club of Pittsburgh, St. Paul Seminary, 2900 Noblestown Road Pittsburgh, Pa 15205.
THE FUNERAL HOME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING FLOWERS, PER THE REQUEST OF THE FAMILY. PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING TO THE SERRA CLUB OF PITTSBURGH.
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