John R. “Jack” Amenda, St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Belmont, passed away Jan. 24, 2018 in Florida at the age of 79. Jack was employed at Goodwill Industries.
Jack was born May 13, 1938, the son of John and Irmgarde (Adickes) Amenda. He graduated from Belmont High School in 1956. He married Janis Johnson in 1957. They had four children; Jay, Hatfield, Wis.; Jill (Bill) Tarr, Seminole, Fla.; Jerry and Jeff (Colleen), both of Belmont.
He is survived by two sisters: Shirlee Nelson, Moon Twsp., Pa., and Mary June Frontz, Belmont; 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death are his parents, brothers-in-law Ed Nelson in 2015 and Jerry Frontz in 2009.
A memorial service was held Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at the Fraternal Order of Eagles 3658 in St. Petersburg Fla.
There will be a celebration of life on Feb. 10, 2018 at the Sports Page in Belmont from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.