John was preceded in death by his father, John J. Galish; his mother, Mary C. Galish and his brother, James Galish.
Survived by his sister, Rosemary Conzatti; dear husband of his wife of 53 years, Mary (Warzlow); cherished father of John David Galish, Andrea Shaffer (Galish), and Deborah Mason (Galish); loved father-in-law of Elaine Galish (Kiner), Scott Shaffer and Duane Mason; devoted grandfather of Dustin Galish, Tyler Galish, Kristyanne Galish, John Devin Galish, Alex Mason and Bronson Mason (and known by the name of “Man” by all of them).
John Edward Galish, a proud U.S. Army veteran, he was an employee of Dupont for 22 years and business owner of Tex-sol Plastics, a retiree of Valley City Steel. He enjoyed RV travel through 46 of the 50 states and a long time membership in GPAA, and European river cruises.
Public viewing will be Thursday, December 13, 2012 from 4 to 7 P.M. at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria, (440) 322-4626, with a memorial service starting at 6 P.M. Funeral Mass will be 10 A.M., Friday, December 14, 2012 in The Chapel of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 708 Erie St., Grafton (please meet at the church). Burial will be private at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.
In lieu of flowers, please make a cash donation to the food bank or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com