John Giaurtis,Jr., age 82, of Gustavus township, OH, died at home with family by his side on Wednesday, September 15, 2021.
He was born January 30, 1939, in Warren, OH, a son of John Giaurtis Sr. and Sophie (Smolinsky) Giaurtis.
A lifetime Trumbull county resident, John was a graduate of Harding High School in Warren. He was employed by Copperweld Steel in Warren, retiring as an electrician after 37 years. He attended the Gustavus Federated Church; and he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. He loved traveling across the United States and Canada with his family and spent many winters in Stuart, Florida with his wife. John loved to spend time with his great grandchildren and attend their sporting events.
John married Nancy A. (Kay) on November 8, 1958, and she preceded him in death on July 17, 2005. He is also preceded by his parents; his son, David W. Giaurtis on July 21, 2009; his 2 brothers, Gust and James Giaurtis; and 2 sisters, Stachia Kokolis and Joanne Dills.
He will be greatly missed by his children, John Giaurtis III of Girard, OH, Diana L. Fauvie of Warren, OH, and Kimberly A. Giaurtis of Apache Junction, AZ; his 3 grandchildren, Bethany Giaurtis, Alexis (Anthony) Rura, and Joshua Fauvie; his 3 great grandchildren, Riley, Carter, and Dominic; and his 2 sisters, Mary Freeman of Bristolville, OH, and Helen Decapito of Warren,OH.
Private services will be held. Burial will take place in Gustavus Cemetery. Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Kinsman, OH, handled arrangements. Those wishing to share a fond memory or condolence may visit www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com
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