John A. "Pope" Rubino

December 29, 1929 ~ October 24, 2020 (age 90)


John A. “Pope” Rubino

December 29, 1929 - October 24, 2020

Sadly passed on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at age 90 of East McKeesport. Beloved husband of Martha (Novakovich) Rubino for 57 years. Loving father of John (Carrie) Rubino and Dawna (Brian) Mains. Adoring grandfather of Tyler (Alexandra) Mains, Hunter Mains, Marissa Lynch, Bryce Lynch. Pope was preceded in passing by his parents, Salvatore and Philomena (Manzo) Rubino, siblings, James Rubino, Joseph Rubino, Armand Rubino, Albert Rubino, Anthony Rubino, Grace Iantimarino, Norma Oliver, Rosie Mikos, Joseph Rubino and Albert Rubino. He is also survived by his sister in laws, Cynthia Rubino and Betty Novakovich, numerous nieces and nephews and friends. Pope worked in many different fields during his life. He worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad, Jeannette Glass, Wilmerding Borough Police Department, Westinghouse Airbrake and Westinghouse Electric. Pope was a proud Veteran of the United States Coast Guard. He loved his family more than anything and was a true gentleman. He will be missed by all. Family and friends are welcome in Alfieri Funeral Home, Inc., 201 Marguerite Ave, Wilmerding, Pa 15148, 412-824-4332, on Wednesday, October 28 from 2pm to 8pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10am on Thursday at St. Jude the Apostle Church of St. Joseph the Worker Parish. Please meet at the church. Masks or face coverings are required in the funeral home and church. Pope will be laid to rest with Military Honors at Grandview Cemetery, North Versailles.

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October 28, 2020

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Alfieri Funeral Home Inc.
201 Marguerite Ave
Wilmerding, PA 15148

Mass of Christian Burial
October 29, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Jude the Apostle Church of St. Joseph the Worker Parish
405 Westinghouse Ave
Wilmerding, Pa 15148

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