John T Tomko

May 3, 1940 ~ May 12, 2021 (age 81)


Canfield, Ohio    John T Tomko  81

John T. Tomko died on May 12th, 2021 at St. Elizabeth's Boardman Hospital.

He was born May 3, 1940 in Youngstown, Ohio ,the son of John and Mary (Stun) Tomko .
 John was a graduate of Chaney High School in 1958.  He was Co-founder of T & T Dies Inc. in Boardman, Ohio until retiring in 2006.  He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Canfield.
John was the founder of Canfield Little Cardinals Football organization, a member of the Lake Club, avid golfer who, at the age of 79 got a 4th hole in one at the 2019 Super Senior Presidents Cup Championship at the Lake Club and he loved wintering in Sarasota, Florida.

Left to cherish his memories are his beloved wife of 61 years, Geri (Matasic) Tomko, 2 daughters, Debbie (Paul Weber) Brooks of Columbus, Ohio, Shari (Bob) Palmer of North Pont, Florida, 3 sons, Gary (Carolyn) Tomko of Canfield, Terry(Shorty) Tomko of Boardman, Jay Tomko of Canfield, 2 Brothers, Michael (Leslie) Tomko of Florida, Thomas Tomko of Boardman, a sister Rosemary Smerka of Canfield, a sister in law, Barb Tomko of Canfield and 10 Grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.   

John  was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Robert Tomko .

Friends an family will be received on Sunday, May 16, 2021 from 2:00p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, Youngstown, Ohio.
Funeral services will begin on Monday,  May 17th, 2021 at 10:30a.m. at Vaschak- Kirila Funeral Home with a closing prayer and will continue at 11:00 am. with a funeral mass  at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Canfield.

The family requests in lieu of flowers please send donations to the Canfield Little Cardinals Organization in John's honor.

Due to COVID-19, all social distancing practices will be followed. Masks are required.

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May 16, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home
3100 Canfield Rd.
Youngstown, Ohio 44511

Prayer Service
May 17, 2021

10:30 AM
Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home
3100 Canfield Rd.
Youngstown, Ohio 44511

Funeral Mass
May 17, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Michael Parish
300 North Broad St.
Canfield, ohio 44406

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