John T. Stertzbach
John Thomas Stertzbach I, age 80, of Brunswick, Ohio, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, father-in-law, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother, and brother-in-law. He was a hard working, dedicated man that would do anything for his family and friends. He enjoyed camping, fishing, boating, and doing anything with his family.
John was born in Canton, Ohio, to Harold and Dorothy Stertzbach in October 1939. He grew up in East Canton, Ohio. He was one of nine children.
John retired from the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center as a Heating and Cooling Technician after twenty-some years of service. After he retired, he enjoyed traveling with his wife in their motorhome. After traveling for a while, they returned to the Brunswick area to live out the rest of their lives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold & Dorothy Stertzbach, his sisters, Janet Cotham and Marie Betz, and his brothers, Harold and Jerry Stertzbach.
John is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Faye Louise (Finnegin) Stertzbach, his children, John (Lynette) Stertzbach II, Tracy Stertzbach, and Laural (Lou) Barta, and his siblings, Eleanor (Larry) Lautzenheiser, Kathy (Bill) Malone, Linda (Fred) Torres, and Dick (Marsha) Stertzbach, his sister-in-law, Marion Stertzbach, and his brother-in-law, Carl Betz. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Respecting John’s wishes, there will not be any calling hours or service. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in John’s memory to Alzheimer’s Association at ALZ.ORG
, in hopes of finding a cure for this terrible disease.