He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed spending time with his family as well as building model trains and airplanes.
He is survived by his daughter, Nicole; and grandson, Damon; sisters, Barbara and Carol (Allen) Wisniewski.
John was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Richard and William.
Friends may join the family for visitation Monday, March 11, 2013, at 9.30 A.M., one hour prior to Mass of Christian Burial. Mass will be held at 10:30 A.M., at St. Collette’s Parish, 330 West 130th Street, Brunswick. (Please meet at church.) Interment immediately following at Ohio Western Reserve Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Road, Rittman, Ohio.
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