John was a loving, wonderful husband, who would do anything for his family. He was a devout Cleveland Indians and Browns fan and loved his garden. After serving in the U.S. Army, John worked for MTD, retiring after 42 years.
He will be missed by his beloved wife, Karen (nee Ware); children, Ronald, Sharon, Barb Christian; and grandchildren, Mary, Devon, and Craig.
John was preceded in death by his son, John, Jr.; and his daughter, Karen.
Friends may join the family for visitation Sunday April 13, 2014, from 4 to 6 P.M., at Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 1642 Pearl Road, (1/2 mile south of Route 303) Brunswick. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 A.M., Monday, April 14, 2014, at St. Ambrose Catholic Parish, 929 Pearl Rd., Brunswick, followed by interment at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Valley City.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tridia Hospice, 22021 Brookpark Rd., Cleveland, OH 44126.
Online memorials at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com