He was a loving brother who enjoyed spending time with his family. He will be dearly missed by his sister, Kay (Edward) Maycrovich; brother, Paul (Patricia) Bilko; sister-in-law, Erma Bilko; and many loving nieces and nephews.
John served in the U.S. Army as a U.S. Intelligence Officer stationed in Stuttgart, Germany. He was a member of the Eagles #3505/Moose/American Legion Post 20. John was an avid golfer who enjoyed sports, especially during the winter months, which he spent in St. Petersburg, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Helen Patchan and Dorothy Rentrop; and brother, Bob.
Friends may join the family for visitation Thursday, October 17, 2013, from 2 to 8 P.M., with Parastas to be held at 7 P.M., at Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 1642 Pearl Road, (1/2 mile south of Route 303) Brunswick. Divine Liturgy will be held Friday, October 18, 2013, 10 A.M., at St. Emilian Byzantine Catholic Church, 1231 Substation Road, Brunswick. Father Marek will officiate. Inurnment will be Friday, October 25, 2013, at 11:30 A.M., at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman. Please meet at the cemetery.
Online Condolences may be left at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com