John  Speakman

John Speakman, 77 years, of Narvon, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Brandywine Hospital, following an illness.

He was born on Saturday, May 16, 1942 in Chester County, Pa. John was the son of the late Earl and Vivian (Bostic) Speakman. He was the husband of Pearl A. (Cloud) Speakman, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage.

John was a police officer for over 20 years with the Caln Township Police Department. John was a member of the St. Anthony’s Lodge of Downingtown, the Moose of Coatesville and the Brandywine Goddard Masonic Lodge # 383 of Coatesville. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Sharon Yost of Lincoln University and Brenda Carter of New Castle, De., two sisters, June May of Downingtown and Ola May Myers of Fl. Also, a beloved granddaughter, Stephanie Conlon of Narvon.

A calling hour will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 10 to 11 AM from The Labs Funeral Home, Inc., 141 Pequea Ave., Honey Brook, Pa. A private service and interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the memory of John to the American Parkinson Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Ave., Staten island, NY 10305 or

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To my aunt Pearl and cousins Sharon and Brenda, I'm so very sorry. I always admired uncle Johnny's toughness, watching Super Bowl's 5 & 6, and listening to him talk about his beloved Redskins. God Bless, JR

~ JR Downingtown, Pa
6/19/2019 10:36:21 AM

We're so sorry to hear of your loss, Bos was a great cowboy I hope he gets to ride again.

~ Darryl & Irene Taylor
6/19/2019 10:01:19 AM

Sending condolences to you Aunt Pearl and to the girls as well. I'm sorry to hear about Uncle Johnny's passing. Sending prayers to the family!

~ Jill May Brown
6/18/2019 1:19:27 PM

Pearl, Sharon and Brenda. So sorry for your loss. It seems take the hunting camp in Heaven just got another friend. He has found Butch, Chubby and Kippie waiting for him! I am also unhappy that I had another appointment so I could not be there with you.

~ Marjorie Kipp
6/18/2019 10:12:39 AM

Pearl, Brenda and Sharon, sorry to hear about John. I will always remember he gave me my first ride on a snowmobile. Peace to you all, Lynn Mowery Green

~ Lynn Mowery Green
6/18/2019 8:36:37 AM

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