John worked for 45 years as a Mold Maker for the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. John greatly enjoyed being outdoors and spending time with his family. Some of his greatest passions included gardening, caring for animals, and traveling.
John was the loving father of Nancy Gussett (Gary Roos) and Sherry (Jorge) Cruz; devoted grandfather of Aaron Roos, Paul and Russell Cruz; and dear brother of Lillian Johnson.
He was recently preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marian (nee Zapka) Gussett, to whom he was married 54 years.
The family will receive friends Monday, April 29, 2013 from 6 to 7:30 P.M. at Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. A private family burial will take place at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com