John M. ""JJ"" Jessell


Surrounded by his family on Monday, November 27, 2017, of Swissvale. Beloved husband of 32 years to Elizabeth Donachy Jessell; loving father of John (Sonya), Steven (Kasey), Edward (Emily), Melissa (Tim), George, Richard (Chelsea), Timothy (and his fiancée Andrea), Zachary and Bryan; dear grandfather of Jake, Laney, Zoey, Trey, Xavier, Liam and Kylie; brother of Joanne, Dorothy, Joyce and the late Janet and Richard. JJ retired as a dedicated member of the Swissvale Street Department after 43 years. Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, and 9-11 a.m. Thursday morning at the THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME, INC., 7441 Washington St., Swissvale. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday morning at 11 a.m. Please send memorial contributions to JJ's family.