John Martin Gaiser

Born: Wed., Oct. 26, 1966
Died: Tue., Jul. 31, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Fri., Aug. 03, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Fri., Aug. 03, 2018
Location: Welch Funeral Home

Prayers of Transfer

10:30 AM Sat., Aug. 04, 2018
Location: Welch Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Sat., Aug. 04, 2018
Location: St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church

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John Martin Gaiser, 51, of Cadogan, died Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at UPMC Shadyside.
Born October 26, 1966, in Kittanning, he was the son of William L. Gaiser, of Cadogan, and the late Emily M. (Bogusloski) Gaiser.
John worked for Perilstein Glass Company, Cheswick.  He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and a beneficial member of the Eagles.  He also belonged to Cadogan Field and Stream.  John enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his friends and family.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his daughter, Martina Nicole Gaiser of Ford Cliff; a sister, Lama Jean (Bob) Bureau of Cadogan; a niece, Molly Bureau; and a nephew, Randy Bureau.
In addition to his mother, John was preceded in death by a nephew, Nicholas Robert Bureau; his maternal grandparents, John and Clara Bogusloski; and his paternal grandparents, Martin and Grace Gaiser.
Friends will be welcomed from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Friday, in the Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City.  Prayers of transfer will be offered at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, in the funeral home, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., at St. Lawrence Church, Cadogan, with Father Alan Grote as celebrant.  Interment will be private.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.  To send an online condolence, please visit

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Patty Hauserman
   Posted Wed August 01, 2018
Sorry for your loss Martina Aunt Patty and Uncle Dan send our love and prayers

Allison Cobbett
   Posted Thu August 02, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Cudgie was our fishing partner and we sure had some fun together. We will miss terribly.

Laurie Smail
   Posted Thu August 02, 2018
Bill and Lama Jean,
I’m so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of him when I lived in Cadogan and the long, long games of Risk he and Jodie played. John was a great guy. RIP. May God be with you guys during this time of grieving. Laurie Smail

Barbara Perdos Soloski
   Posted Fri August 03, 2018
Bill and Lana Jean, I am so sorry for your loss. Will always remember the fond memories of growing up together in Cadogan. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Was always able to count of Cudge when in need. He was a very good guy. Sending love.

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