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John A. Lally

JOHN A. LALLY age 71, loving father of Heather Kramer (husband Michael) and Susan Jones (husband Jerome); devoted grandfather of Lauren, Bailey, Rylee, Raegan, Romy and Jayden; cherished son of the late Joseph and Wilma (nee Petzinger); dearest brother of Mary Louise “Pidge” Ward (husband Jack, deceased), William (wife Marsha) and the late Joseph (wife Jessica); former husband of Susan LaGatta (husband Lester); dear uncle and great-uncle and friend of many.

John was born on February 23, 1948 and sadly passed away on May 9, 2019 surrounded by his family after a battle with colon cancer and leukemia. He grew up in Cleveland Hts and graduated Shaw High School in 1968. John was the owner and operator of his company, Lally Electric. John was very family oriented and loved spending time with them, especially his grandchildren. He was a spiritual man who had a lot of faith. John was very social, outgoing and had a great sense of humor. He will be remembered most and loving, witty and faithful. John will be forever missed.

Relatives and friends are requested to meet for Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at St Anselm Catholic Church 12969 Chillicothe Rd, Chesterland, OH 44026 at 10 AM. Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Burial following at All Saints. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of John at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.) TUESDAY MAY 21st 4-8PM.

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  1. There are no words to express the sorrow in our hearts. Please accept our deepest sympathy. In times of distress we need comfort that soothes our hearts. May the peace of God guard your hearts.

  2. Janie Winebarger

    I went to Shaw High school with John and remember him well… though I moved to Mentor just before graduating in ’67.
    My sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.

    Janie Winebarger Dougherty (Boone, North Carolina)

  3. Tom And Barbara LaGatta

    Please extend our deepest sympathies to the entire families of Heather, Suzi, Lester and Susan for the loss of John. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Tom and Barbara LaGatta San Antonio Texas

  4. Robert Riggert

    I graduated from Shaw High school in ‘67 and got to know John. He was always a friend to talk to anytime. A great loss my prayers to his family.

    Robert Riggert
    Mattoon, Illinois

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