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“We just found out about the passing of John today while viewing the “Buckeye Engineer”. We would like to offer our sincere condolences...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Nick Romano - Friend

“Really really fond memories of you Mr.Papesh. Your daughter LaDawn and her husband best neighbors anybody could ask for.May your path to heaven be a...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Wayne Milliken - STREETSBORO, OH

“Uncle John will always have such a special place in my heart ❤.I always remember how he welcomed us into his home when we were in need and...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Annie - Family

“Uncle John was a special uncle he always treated me like one of his own when I would stay over.Been thinking about all the fun times we had at family...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: STEVE ZEMAN - Family

“We will miss you, you have been a life long friend ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Jim & Pat Lisy - Friend

“We will miss you John, you have been a life long friend ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Jim & Pat Lisy - Friend

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Tami ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Tami Zeman Roman - Surprise, AZ

“A wonderful cousin. My thoughts & prayers for John & his family. Always remember you & family. Your cousin Terry ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: therea Papesh golden - Family

“John was the last of my older Brothers to pass on to what follows our journey here on earth to our Heavenly Father and sharing in His ever lasting...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: ROBERT R. PAPESH - Brother

“John is the last of my older brothers to pass on to what follows the life we are in now. On to our heavenly Farther and his ever lasting Glory for it...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Robert R. Papesh - Brother

“Bob, and the entire Papesh family,please except my deepest sympathy for the loss of John, may he R I P. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Nick A Cacolici - Friend

“I'll always remember your dad as my "fun brother-in-law." As a young teen I used to spend part of my summers working with him at the gas station on...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Carl Zeman - Family

“R.I.P. Uncle John, you were the Dad I never had growing up, and the best example I had of what a good Dad and protector and provider is supposed to...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Lisa Zeman - Family

“Uncle John you will always hold a very special place in my heart. John, Al, LaDawn and Melanie hugs and my love to all of you. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Deborah Strohhacker - Parma, OH


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JOHN J. PAPESH age 84, beloved husband of the late Mary Ann (nee Zeman).

Beloved father of Cecelia Ann (deceased), John J. Jr. (Doreen), La Dawn Werner (Jim), Melanie Prebel (Pat) and Alexander (Jennifer).

Loving grandfather of John Papesh III, Jessica Spinhirny, Heather Filko and Macey Prebel.

Loving great grandfather of two.

Dear brother of Robert, Jo Ann and the following deceased: Joseph, Edward, Anthony, Frank, Louis and Mari Papesh.

John was a Life Member of the Operating Engineers Union Local 18.

Friends received 4-8P.M FRIDAY August 7, 2020 at the HOPKO FUNERAL HOME 6020 BROADVIEW RD (S OF SNOW RD) PARMA

The funeral home politely asks visitors to wear face masks, observe social distancing and not linger after paying their respects.

Private family funeral service and entombment at a later date.