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John Zuppo

April 2, 1948 ~ July 7, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old


John R. Zuppo Obituary

John R. Zuppo of Canfield passed away Friday, July 7 after a short battle with Sézary Syndrome, an aggressive form of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma.

John was born April 2, 1948, to John and Anne (Choppa) Zuppo. John was a 1966 graduate of Girard High School. His love for math and science led to pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, graduating in 1971. During his time at YSU John was a member of Sigma Tau Honorary Engineering Fraternity, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Society of Professional Engineers.

John enjoyed a 35-year career with Delphi-Packard Electric, retiring in 2006. A highlight of his career was a three-year assignment in Tokyo, Japan.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Kathlyn (Simunic) whom he married August 14,1971. Children John (Meredith) and Stephen (Teri), five adoring grandchildren; John IV, Alexandria, Stephen Jr., Brielle, and Elizabeth. Sisters Sandra (Bob) Reinhart and Joanne (Dave) Sura.

John was an avid Cleveland Browns and Guardians fan and watched every game. He was involved in several golf leagues, bocce leagues, swimming, SCORE, The Newcomers of Mahoning Valley, and Roundtowners.

He is proceeded in death by son James Paul, parents John and Anne Zuppo, and in-laws Steve and Mildred Simunic.

Family and friends may call from 11 am to 1 pm on Saturday, July 15 at Believers Church, Boardman Campus 1332 W. Western Reserve Road, Youngstown, Ohio 44514, followed by a funeral service at 1 pm.

The family would like to thank the staff at Hospice House for their compassionate and loving care. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Hospice House 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, Ohio 44514 in memory of John.

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July 15, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Believers Church (Youngstown, Ohio)

Funeral Service
July 15, 2023

1:00 PM
Believers Church (Youngstown, Ohio)


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