John worked for Halls Motor Freight until his retirement. He was a member of Teamsters Local 407 and the Polish Club of Elyria. John enjoyed fishing, classic cars, going for rides, and especially enjoyed his family.
Survivors include his wife, Celia (nee Ford); daughters, Celia (Dave) Sieker of Grafton, Cynthia (William) Blackburn of Wilkesboro, North Carolina, Cherri (Mark) Resar of Wellington, Karen (Daniel) Shepherd of Elyria; sons, Mark (Scott) of North Ridgeville, Patrick (Debbie) of Austin, Texas; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. John was preceded in death by his parents, John and Marion (nee Murray); daughter, Patricia; son, Michael; grandson, Sgt. Daniel Shephard; and great-grandson, Conner Denger.
There will be no visitation. Services are private.