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“Eakin Family, I am sorry for your loss. Mr. Eakin holds a special place in my heart as we had many conversations when I was deciding on what avenue...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Chrissy Richmond (Reilly) - VA

“Janet, I was so sorry to learn of Jack's death. He and I grew up together as he was my neighbor on Chestnut Street, and I have fond memories of he...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Susan Irwin (McCabe) - Valencia, CA

“for as long as I can remember, jack was my friend. I remember when we were in about 5th or 6th grade one of the boys had a knife and all the boys...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: nancy richardson carpenedo - ID

“Janet, I am shocked and saddened beyond belief to learn of Jack's passing. He was a great guy and you two had a magical love story. Though we don't...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“I pray that the memories of happy and loving times will help ease the sadness in your hearts. My deepest condolences to you all in this time of loss...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Laura Hudson - West Mifflin, PA

“Sincere condolences to the Eakin family. I had the pleasure of teaching with Jack at Allderdice H.S. He was a wonderful teacher and a lovely man. I...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Susan Hirsch - Jerusalem, Israel

“"It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived". This quote helped me get through some rough...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Beth Evansek - Fort Mill, SC

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Allison Hobbs - West Mifflin, PA

“Janet and family I am very sad to hear of Jack's passing. My sympathy and prayers to you and your family ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Marilyn Mosso - Pittsburgh, PA

“Sending hugs, thoughts and prayers to my friend Janet and family. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Elaine Possino - Friend

“Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Teddi Thompson

“Jack, may your heavenly home be equal to the loving one you left behind. You were a wonderful example of what we should strive to be. Peace and...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Linda Montini - Beaver, PA

“Such a good man! His wonderful family is a testimony to his humor, integrity, intelligence, and overall great personality! He will be missed, but...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Susan Hambelton - Bridgeville, PA

“To the Eakin Family: you are a close knit family and I am sure this loss hits you hard. my sincere sympathies. God Bless and Rest in Peace, Jack. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Donna Todd - Pittsburgh, PA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Eakin Family. We love you all! Jack was a wonderful husband and father. He will be missed, but loved and...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Karen Himes - Pittsburgh, PA


Age 72, of Scott Township, on Sunday, June 4, 2017. Born on August 10, 1944, he was the son of the Jack A. Eakin and Jean M. Breisch. Beloved husband of Janet (Steinecker); loving father of Christopher, Jonathan (Christina), and Kathleen (Zachary) Roeder; dear grandfather of Claudia and Amelia Eakin; brother of Thomas (Betty) Eakin and Fritz (Marjie) Breisch; uncle of Brooke and Blair Steinecker, Zane, Jordan, and Zachary Breisch, Ashley Langston, and Breezie Wheeler. Jack was a graduate of Franklin High School, class of 1962, California University Fullerton, CA, Carnegie Mellon, and he retired as a teacher for Taylor Allderdice High School. He grew up in Franklin, PA and during his years there was active in sports. He then left for California to attend college and worked for Rockwell on projects dealing with the space program. He then returned to PA in 1972 and got his teaching degree from Carnegie Mellon. Jack enjoyed traveling and went on many trips with his family. His happiest times were spent with children, grandchildren, and extended family.