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John Zablotney

Posted By DeJohn Funeral Homes On October 10, 2020 @ 5:01 pm In Obituaries,South Euclid | 17 Comments


JOHN J. ZABLOTNEY age 92, beloved husband for 69 years of Mary (nee Yuchnik); loving father of  David (wife Kathleen), Barbara Zientek and Michael; devoted grandfather of John, Daniel and Joseph Zablotney, Caitlin Cascio, Christopher and the late Kevin Zientek and great-grandfather of five; cherished son of the late Stanley and Ann (nee Percherke); dearest brother of Stanley (wife Betty, deceased), Donald, George (wife Leeann), Florence Pluta (husband George) and the late Edward and Frank; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. U.S. Army Veteran.

John was born in Jennerstown, Pennsylvania on November 21, 1927 and passed away on October 9, 2020. He was a resident of South Euclid for 55 years, previously of Cleveland. John was a veteran of the United States Army, and was a member of American Legion Post 343 in Euclid. He worked as a machinist for National Acme Corporation, and volunteered for Meals on Wheels for over 11 years. John was quite the handyman and he loved to build things. His other hobbies included bowling and listening to polkas. John traveled to 49 states, and also enjoyed ocean cruising and vacations with the kids. John was sociable and friendly, and he loved a good laugh with his family and friends. He was also a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, and he will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved him.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of John to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish at 11 AM. Burial following with Military Honors at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of John at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID, 4600 MAYFIELD RD. (just east of Green Rd.) MONDAY 4-8 PM.

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Condolence from Frank J. Koenig on October 11th, 2020 3:47 pm

We lost a good man, neighbor, and fellow parishioner. My sincere condolences to Mary and his family. May he rest in peace.

Frank, Maywood Rd., So. Euclid

Condolence from Nancy Bretz on October 11th, 2020 8:08 pm

Mary & family,
My sincere condolences to you and your family on the passing of John. I will always remember him walking on the treadmill at the Y when you took your classes and when I went to 4:00 pm Mass and turned around to wave to you!
Hugs & kisses,
Nancy Bretz

Condolence from Judy Liechty on October 12th, 2020 7:26 am

Dear Mike and family.
Doug and I are thinking of you and your family.
Our deepest sympathy and thoughts along with prayers are with you and your family during this sad time.
Judy and Doug Liechty

Condolence from Donald Picard on October 12th, 2020 9:01 am

My heartfelt condolences go out to John’s family over their loss.

Condolence from Ed Zablotney on October 12th, 2020 10:26 am

We offer our sincere condolences for your loss. Ed, Raymond, Marsha, Jason, and Barbara Zablotney

Condolence from Steven McLellan on October 12th, 2020 1:27 pm

Barbara, Chris and Family,
It is so rare these days to have such a steadfast patriarch like Mr. Zablotney.
Please know we are sending our heartfelt sympathy and prayers to you and the family.

Condolence from Kristy Bolenbaugh on October 12th, 2020 2:00 pm

Mike –
Earth has no sorrow that heaven can’t heal. May you find peace and grace in this season.

Condolence from Bob and Helen Turgeon on October 12th, 2020 6:45 pm

It is sad when someone who has been with us almost all our lives is suddenly taken away from us. God blessed you with David, Barbara, and Michael your three children that love you and will always be there in your time of need. This should be of great comfort to you.

Condolence from Stephen Blucas on October 12th, 2020 7:00 pm

Dear Mary Ann and family,
So sorry for your loss. John was blessed with 92 years! Take care,
Cousin, Steve Blucas

Condolence from Anita Krupa on October 12th, 2020 8:55 pm

Dear Mary Ann and Children,
I was so sorry to hear about Johnny. He was always the perfect gentleman with a wonderful sense of humor. He had a genuine interest in each person whom he met and he was so pleasant every time we talked. What a nice, nice man. Prayers for you all and God bless you with peace.
Love, Anita

Condolence from Barbara Froehlich on October 13th, 2020 10:03 am

Musha. So sorry to hear of John passing.All of us who lost our husbands can relate to that . God Bless.Pooksie

Condolence from Julianna Klebonis on October 13th, 2020 7:27 pm

Musha, I am so so, sorry for the loss of Johnny. Last time I saw ya’ll was at my brother Georgies wake. It was wonderful to see you both. Bless you and your family. Too many losses for us all these last few weeks.

Condolence from Angie Burns on October 13th, 2020 7:38 pm

Your dad is already in heaven..I thank him for serving our country

Condolence from Julianna Klebonis on October 13th, 2020 10:14 pm

Musha, so very sorry to hear of Johnny’s passing. You both looked so wonderful at the wake for my brother George. May you be blessed with peace and memories for the great life you had together.

Condolence from Patty Marcinko on October 14th, 2020 10:55 am

Dear Musha: With deepest sympathy to you and your family. our beautiful family is slowly disappearing. We have so many memories of the good times we had together. Sending love to you all.

Condolence from Mary Ann Zablotney on October 14th, 2020 12:21 pm

Thanks to all who remembered John, may he rest in peace. We did have some good years together, thus many good memories for me to remember. Once again thank you to all.
Mary Ann, better known to many of you as Musha.

Condolence from Michael A, PHILLIPS on October 14th, 2020 10:13 pm

My prayers, thoughts and memories are with you and your family. So sad! God Bless. Michael Phillips

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