John O. Yuncker, 94, of Ashland, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2012 at Ashland Samaritan Hospital. He was born January 12, 1918 in Cleveland to Joseph and Cecilia (Kost) Yuncker, and grew up there graduating from John Marshall High School.
John married Dorothy Ruppelt on August 17, 1940. They moved to Brookpark and later resided in Strongsville and Hinckley. He worked as a Union Electrician for Local 38 in Cleveland and later was Building Operations Manager for Cleveland Trust Ameritrust, where he retired from. He was a member of St. Stephens Catholic Church in West Salem.
Survivors are his children, Gail (Bill) Burkhead of Sullivan, Raymond (Darlene) Yuncker of Ashland, Lenore (Roy) Kopacka of Hinckley, Jacquline Jones of Lady Lake, Florida; 12 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren;
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy in 2006.
Funeral Mass will be held Friday, January 4, at 11 A.M. at St. Stephens Catholic Church, 44 Britton St., West Salem. Father James Schmitz and Father Carl Uhler will officiate.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 3, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. at the Parker Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Brookpark.
Online tributes may be made at www.parkerfuneralhomes.com .