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John T Criss

March 6, 1933 — December 9, 2019

John T. Criss, 86, of Sebring passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019 at Aultman Hospital surrounded by his loving family. John was born on March 6, 1933 in Bayard, Ohio to the late Lloyd L. and Halcia F. (Locke) Criss. John was a United States Navy Veteran. A member of Pine Lake Christian Church, Sebring VFW, American Legion and the Minerva Eagles. John was retired from PTC Alliance. He loved Jesus, enjoyed fishing, motorcycles, Western movies, and Gospel music; but above all he enjoyed spending time with his family and watching his grandchildren play ball.

John is survived by his wife Shirley Criss; daughters Teri Lynn (Tony) Trunzo, Debbie Lynn Warner and Rita Lynn (David) Ward; grandhchildren Justen Michael Warner, Matthew John Warner, Tyler Scott Warner, Zachary David Ward, Taylor Ann (Zach) Tieche, Jonathan David Ward, Jessica Rosa Trunzo, Juliana Marie Trunzo, Dante Anthony Trunzo and 5 great grandchildren. Besides his parents John was preceded in death by 3 brothers and a great granddaughter Kahli Marie.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Harshman officiating. Friends will be received the hour prior to the service from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Highland Memorial Park, Beloit. The family would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers. You can view the obituary and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home, Sebring, 330-938-2526.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home

126 West Vermont Avenue, Sebring, OH 44672

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 14, 2019

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Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home

126 West Vermont Avenue, Sebring, OH 44672

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Saturday, December 14, 2019

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Highland Memorial Park

12th Street, Beloit, OH 44609

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