Jean-Pierre Pressau, 92 of Cabot, PA, a former Evans City resident for 60 years, entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at the Good Samaritan Hospice, Cabot, PA.
Born May 12, 1929 in Elkins, WV, he was the son of the late Wilson Leo Pressau and Mary Virginia Jenkins Pressau.
Jean-Pierre went to elementary school in Curtisville, PA, and was a graduate of West Deer High School, Class of 1947. He graduated from Houghton College in Houghton, NY, Class of 1952, with a bachelor's degree in chemistry. Jean-Pierre was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the 82nd Airborne Division as an active corporal from 1954-1956. He retired in 1990 from PPG Industries as a senior engineering associate.
Over the years, his church responsibilities included choir member, member of the men's quartet, member of the building committee, Sunday School superintendent, deacon and elder (emeritus). He attended PCA general assemblies in several U.S. cities and was moderator for Pittsburgh Presbytery PCA. He was most recently a member of Gospel Fellowship Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Valencia. Jean-Pierre was on the Evans City (PA) borough council, 1985-1993, serving as President a part of that time. He enjoyed attending operas, reading, traveling, providing hospitality with his beloved wife, playing piano, attending concerts and playing Scrabble.
Surviving are sons, Martin (Sandra) Pressau and Paul (Christine) Pressau, daughter, Miriam Hixon, grandchildren, Tatiana Pressau, Jacquelyn Pressau, Arielle (Brent) Buccine, Desiree Pressau, Megan Hixon, Jacob Hixon, and Julia (Steve) Fleck, 5 great grandchildren and brothers Dr. Jack Renard Presseau and David Frederick Pressau.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma (Mathewson) Pressau who he married August 15, 1952 and who passed away March 2, 2020 and his son-in-law, Jeff Hixon who passed away on September 26, 2007.
Friends will be received on Friday, May 6, 2022 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Fox Funeral Home, Inc., 410 W. Main Street, Saxonburg.
Services will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 10:30 am at Gospel Fellowship Presbyterian Church (PCA), 161 McFann Road, Valencia, PA 16059, with Pastor Matthew Everhard and Pastor David O'Leary officiating. Everyone please meet at the church.
Interment with military honors will follow in Lakewood Memorial Gardens.
Memorial donations may be made to the Gospel Fellowship (PCA), 161 McFann Road, Valencia, PA 16059, Mission to the World (MTW), P.O. Box 744165, Atlanta, GA 30374 or Good Samaritan Hospice, 134 Marwood Road, Cabot PA 16023.