O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Michael "Warhoop" John

Please note: funeral site has changed to Jimersontown Presbyterian Church Tuesday 11:00 AM

Mr. Michael W. John “Warhoop”, 60, of 3550 Center Road Jimersontown, NY died Friday, July 21, 2017 at Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY shortly after being admitted.

Born September 7, 1956 in Salamanca, NY, he was the son of the late Earl and Ramona Redeye John.

He was employed as a clerk for the former Seneca Junction in Carrollton, NY.

Mr. John was an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians, Hawk Clan. He enjoyed karaoke, spending time with his family, and was an avid Cleveland Brown and Ohio State fan.

Surviving are: two daughters, Paige John, Salamanca, NY, Ashley (Michael) Stafford, Salamanca, NY; five sisters, Dorsie John-Blue Sky, Salamanca, NY, Esther (Steve) Maybe, Salamanca, NY, Phyllis Royer, Salamanca, NY, Nancy (Ed) Printup, Salamanca, NY, Winifred John, Salamanca, NY; three brothers, Jason (Lisa) John, Steamburg, NY, Patrick John, Salamanca, NY, Mortimer (Kara) John, Steamburg, NY; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Cleo John.

Friends may call at the family home, 3550 Center Road Jimersontown, NY on Sunday after 3:00pm, all day Monday.

Funeral services will be held in the Jimersontown Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 11:00am with Pastor Eric Hice of the Center Street Baptist Church officiating.

Burial will be in Memorial Heights Cemetery, Jimersontown, NY.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.