Age 91, of Plum Boro., on Friday, February 2, 2018. Husband of the late Helen (Pierini); brother of the late Margaret, Grace, Walter, Sally, Hazel, Lawrence "Jim", Ida, Rachel, Annabell, Helen, Elmer and Thomas; son of the late John and Annie M. (Clark) Deer; survived by many nieces and nephews and special companion Joey. John was a Navy Veteran During WWII. Friends received, Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at , Soxman Funeral Homes, Ltd. 7450 Saltsburg Road (at Universal Road) Penn Hills. Mass of Christian Burial, Tuesday 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Fr. Bartley Angel Fund.