We sincerely regret to inform you that John P. “Jack” Rutter passed away peacefully on November 25, 2021. He was the loving husband of Patricia O’Hara Rutter for 63 years.
He retired in 1999 as Vice President of I. A. Construction Corporation in Concordville, PA. Prior to his employment at I. A., he was employed by G.A. & F.C Wagman for 36 years as an engineer, Vice President in 1964, and Executive Vice President in 1977.
Jack was an active volunteer in the Construction Industry and its organizations, serving as Chairman of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, Washington, DC in 1992. He also served as Chairman of the Bridge Committee of the Associated Pennsylvania Contractors for more than 20 years and was both chapter President and national President of the American Society of Highway Engineers. He was a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers.
He was named member of the year (1991) by the Highway Engineers. Jack received the James J. Skelly Award (1998) from the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors and the Nello L. Teer Award (1997) and the ARTBA Award from the American Road and Transportation Association. He also served on the Transportation Advisory Committee. On a personal note, he was a fixture at APC’s Fall Seminar until 2019 and his many friends enjoyed his companionship, work ethic and jovial stories.
Visitation will be held from 5-7:00 PM Monday, November 29, 2021 at Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors, Inc., 863 South George Street, York. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 309 South George Street, York. Burial will be at Holy Saviour Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Community Care, 235 St. Charles Way, Suite 250, York, PA 17402 or the charity of your choosing.