John Ramon Contrael
John Ramon Contrael
  • December 6, 1946 - December 9, 2017
  • Cary, North Carolina

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John Ramon Contrael, Jr., 71, of Cary, died December 9, 2017 at The Covington in Raleigh.

John was born December 6, 1946 in Butler County, PA to the late John Contrael Sr. and Effie Hillard Contrael. He was a graduate of Ford City High School and the Allegheny County Valley Hospital School. John attended LaRoche College in Pittsburgh, PA with a B.S. in Business and received his master's degree in public health administration from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.

John is survived by his wife of 26 years, Denise Rossi Contrael; sons, John Contrael of Pittsburgh, PA and Matthew Charles (Britney) of Tampa, FL; daughter, Jacqueline Charles Sebastian (Steven) of Raleigh; grandchildren, Nicholas Contrael of Pittsburgh, PA, Sullivan Andrew Sebastian and Elizabeth Suzanne Sebastian both of Raleigh; and his dog, Lola.

A memorial service will be held 10am Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 200 SE Maynard Rd, Cary, NC 27511. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

A special thanks to George and Sherry Hogan, Jane Sleyman, Carol MacDonald, Wil, Moses, Lauren and the Cary Dermatology Family.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of NC with special thanks to Dee Dee Harris.

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