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February 11, 2014
We miss you in the store. When we come to a question we still say, "What would Jon do?" It's difficult without you but we are striving to keep your vision alive.
February 10, 2014
My heart is beyond saddened to hear of the passing of Jon Flora. He was the ultimate leader with a compassionate heart. He believed in people and his actions showed it. The world has lost a good man. I was blessed to have work with you in Dallas. Rest in peace Mr. Flora.
November 06, 2013
October 28, 2013
I was a customer at Fry's at 59th Ave. and Beardsley. Several months ago I saw him in the store. I mentioned to one of the employees that I liked his commercials on TV, because he looked and sounded so down to earth. She brought me over to him and introduced me to him. He was so kind to me, and I was so impressed with him. I will never forget this man. God bless him, and I know he will be in good hands now.
October 20, 2013
Jon, you will truly be missed... You were kind, respectful, and fair... You were a true gentleman, and a joy to work for! I am glad, and proud to have worked for you!
October 03, 2013
Saw him @ Thomas St. Fry's a year or so ago. My wife and I went over to him & shook his hand, telling him that they were beating the competition soundly in the heat of the local TV campaign. He smiled broadly & politely thanked us for the feedback & for stopping by. He had a positive screen presence and is surely missed by many.
October 02, 2013
I was so sad to hear of the passing of Jon Flora. The world will miss a very special man. May the God of comfort help the Flora Family.
September 28, 2013
it is so sad to see Jon Flora go i remember seeing him alot when i was shopping with my family over at Myeres Jon Flora loved his customers that are the best to him i remember seeing him when i was 2 or 3 years old not so too sure Jon Flora will be missed and i will never forget his smiles and his hugs he is the best person i know Jon Flora will be missed
September 27, 2013
I'm so saddened by Jon Flora's passing. May he rest in peace. Praying for the family.
September 27, 2013
R.I.P. To a good man. You will be missed.
September 27, 2013
Mr Flora, you will and are missed. It has been a pleasure meeting and knowing you while in the store on Shea. RIP sir, and thank you for being here
September 27, 2013
God needed another good angel.
September 26, 2013
Brother-in-Law, Uncle, Godfather and friend. Gone way too soon!
We Love and miss you!
September 26, 2013
You were a awesome president you will be miss ! You did so much for us ! You will be miss . Prayer off you family !
September 26, 2013
It was my greatest joy to work for Fry's the last 6 years under Jon's leadership, I have just celebrated my 20 anniversary with Fry's. The change Jon brought to our Company is what made it the Fry's family. Jon has left very large shoes to fill, and I pray for our new President to emulate Jon's vision of the future of Fry's and his love of his employees and
customers which he considered friends. You will never be forgotten Jon, thank you for showing me how to be a better employee and human being.
September 26, 2013
I was sorry to hear about Jon Flora my daughter works for the frys on 43rd and cactus she told me the last time that jon went to her store he would give all the employees a hug she said he was very nice to her and told her you look pretty today. I never got the chance to meet him but he seemed like to me that he was a genuine man and had a good heart. he set an an example and it should be carried on. may he rest in peace no one will fill his shoes. god bless your family and friends. thank you for all you did while here on earth.
September 26, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
September 25, 2013
jon flora make his ads and people, he worked with so important. he will be missed. may he rest in peace.
September 25, 2013
I would like to pass my condolences to the Family of Jon Flora. I had the great pleasure of meeting Jon at work and was always so happy when he came to the store for a visit. He always had a hug and always kind words of encouragment to all. He was always smiling and happy to be doing what he did best, just being Jon always caring & giving. You will truley be missed. May you rest in peace and Gods loving comfort be among all who you have touched in their life.
September 25, 2013
Jon always appreciated the hard work the employees at Fry's did every day. That's all he would ever talk about in his free time. He loved all the affection the employees showed him. It was the one place he could go and get a hug when he needed it. He needed you employees and friends, BTW, that's what he considered his employees, friends, more than you will ever know. My wife and I visited many stores with Jon over the last 6 yrs, and were treated just like part of Jon's family. We would like to thank you for being his friend when we weren't there. Jon will be missed. He was our best friend and a great man.
September 25, 2013
RIP Jon. I was shocked and saddened to hear of his death. May God bless and comfort the family.
September 25, 2013
RIP. My prayers go out to family, friends and loved ones. He will not be forgotten. Beverly Mobley #136, Glendale, Az
September 24, 2013
You are such a good role model and leader to us, I am very glad and proud to work in your company. May you rest in peace. Gone but never ever forgotten.
September 24, 2013
RIP . you will be missed ! My thoughts an prayers are with your family
September 24, 2013
Just walked into a store to do my shopping, and saw your photo there with flowers, and started to cry. I thought you were such a nice guy, and when you asked me last year, what improvements you could have made, and as a feisty Italian from N.Y.,I told you. A few weeks later I saw those improvements, and was so happy that you had listened. I'm so saddened for all of Fry's family, and especially your immediate. God bless you Jon. R.I.P.
September 24, 2013
Can't believe your gone such an awesome man who did so much for so many you will be deeply missed
September 24, 2013
Jon was such a friendly lovely man with a great smile and wonderful personality.I am so sad that such a fantastic person had to leave us so soon. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.
September 24, 2013
Jon Flora was a wonderful leader loved by all! He will be truly missed! R.I.P.
September 24, 2013
A great man i had the pleasure of meeting,great smile and personality. We all love you from Store 90, prayers and condolences To his family and may all the great memories heal you at this difficult time.
September 24, 2013
Very sad about your passing Jon. You will be missed. It was always a pleasure seeing you in our store in Sierra Vista..You did so much for so many people. God bless you and your family.
September 24, 2013
You will forever be missed my friend. It was an honor to have met you.
September 24, 2013
My thoughts and prayers go out to Jon's family and friends. Fry's will not be the same without you. you were loved by many. RIP JON!
September 24, 2013
What an amazing man! He brought lots of light to many souls. His gracious words and time he gave to many people at Cortney's Place will never be forgotton. Even though he did not have a disabled adult child, he still made all the students feel special.We will miss you dearly. Arizona won't be the same....
Brenda Star, Peoria, Arisona
September 24, 2013
Having worked for Smittys there was always a family feeling in the air. Then, the company began to change hands. We were bought and sold so many times we felt like orphans. When Jon became our President things began to feel different. He brought us together again and made us a family. He was a 'hands on' president and knew many employees by name! What a remarkable man! He lead us down the road of many changes as well as success. You were "ONE OF A KIND". We will miss you tremendously. No one can ever fill your shoes. We feel like orphans again.
September 24, 2013
RIP from a long time Kroger (MI) shopper.
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September 24, 2013
He was a generous soul. His kindness for Cortney's Place, a day program for young disabled adults, will never be forgotten. He will be missed.
September 24, 2013
Very sad about your passing Jon. You will be missed. It was always a pleasure seeing you in our store in Sierra Vista..You did so much for so many people. God bless.
September 24, 2013
Jon Flora has done a lot for the local charities as. President of Fry's Food and Drug Stores of AZ, Inc. And his impact will always be remembered. God Bless You. And, Rest in Peace.
September 23, 2013
As a direct support provider for disabled adults at Cortneys Place I have experienced first hand Jon's compassion for them. It was a special thing among special people. We would do good to keep that spirit with us.
September 23, 2013
Jon Flora was an amazing man taken from this earth too soon. A pillar to the community, Jon showed good character in all he did. The disabled adults of Cortney's Place will forever be grateful for all Jon's work and commitment towards their education and life skills. God Bless, Chasidy Gray
September 23, 2013
Jon, you'll be dearly missed. I worked for Fry's the last 5 years. Never met you but always heard/saw all the great things you did for our stores. Thank you so much.
September 23, 2013
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
September 21, 2013
God has received an Angel from us. God Bless and prayers to your family. It was a pleasure knowing you.
September 21, 2013
I met you briefly at the grand opening of Cortney's place. I am so impressed at how giving you were of your time and your money. The community is going to sorely miss you. I am sure, the man that you were, God welcomed you open arms!
September 21, 2013
Although I never met you in person, you had an effect on my life. Thank you for being the caring person you were. Please accept my deepest sympathy to your family. You will be missed.
September 21, 2013
Matt 11:28: ~Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest~
September 21, 2013
~You meant so much to all of us
you were special~
September 21, 2013
You will be missed....
September 21, 2013
Jon, you will be sorely missed.. I always loved talking to you, the respect you showed for all associates was so genuine. Your leadership was beyond compare.. Thank you. I will miss you Jon. God bless and watch over your family, and I am sure you will be as well..
September 20, 2013
A wonderful warm generous man. Godspeed sir!
September 20, 2013
Thanks for treating one and all with respect! We will miss being able to air our concerns with you. Best president ever! Thanks for caring about us. Rest in peace Jon , you will be missed.
September 20, 2013
This is a sad time for everyone whose life Jon touched in one way or another. As a leader he was a genuine example of one who is truly concerned with his employees best interests. Condolences to his family. Jon, you will be greatly missed. Rest In Peace..
September 20, 2013
Miss you Jon! You were a perfect example of what a leader should be. Hugs to your family, RIP
September 20, 2013
You will truly be missed... You have made such a difference in our Fry's World and the communities we all live in. Thank you for all the hugs, smiles, respect & your big heart!! May you RIP. God bless you and your family. May all The Flora family,friends & Kroger family find peace.....Thank You for being YOU!!!
September 20, 2013
You were such a kind and generous man. May you rest in peace in God's loving arms.
September 20, 2013
As an employee of Fry's you always knew that you were appreciated when Jon came in the store. i will forever miss your smile, your laugh, and the hugs! R.I.P
Debi- phx az
September 19, 2013
The Phoenix community is mourning the loss of a family member. Jon Flora was a familiar face. If you looked up words like leadership and integrity in a dictionary there would be a picture of Jon Flora. I hope his family can find comfort in knowing how much Jon was respected and admired.
September 19, 2013
My sincere sympathy goes out to Christy, his family, his furry kids and his Fry's family. I was lucky enough to have known Jon by taking care of his dogs. He was a very down to earth, mellow individual. My daughter called him Uncle Jon. I will never forget when he asked her what her favorite store was, and she responded, "Circle K!" You should've seen the look on his face! Priceless! He will be missed dearly by this community!
September 19, 2013
Such a loss to so many, I will miss seeing Jon come in the store for a visit, his smile, his hug... he touched each of our hearts.
September 19, 2013
I worked with Jon at the Main Street Dillons store in Garden Cit, Kansas in 1972. I was a checker and he was in dairy. He was a great guy in high school and went on to big things. It has been inspirational to hear all the great things he has done. GCHS Buffaloes Proud!
September 19, 2013
Keep the memories of Jon going on as he is deeply missed. He was remarkable in every way possible. I hope we still hear the voice of Mr. Flora about the famous chicken we sell. Thank you for all you have done
September 19, 2013
My sincere condolences to the Flora family. Jon was a great man to work for during my tenure with the Fry's family. Always smiling, listening, and giving the warmest hugs; He will be missed. RIP Jon and thank you for leadership, guidance, and friendship.

Respectfully,

Rico Fragoso
Former ASM of #79 and #89
Poulsbo, WA
September 19, 2013
I had the unique privilege of meeting Jon once while he was in Yuma. Such a warm person. We chatted for a long while, as we had many similarities in our background. Although Jon was just an acquaintance after that meeting, he didn't feel like one. Since that day, I felt he was more than that, a friend. Although we didn't ever talk again after that brief encounter, I am struck with sadness at the news of his passing. The world has lost a truly great man.
September 19, 2013
What a wonderful Boss and friend you have been. Your HUGS will be missed
September 19, 2013
We at Cortney's Place are very sad by the loss of our special friend, Jon. He changed the lives of so many disabled adults with his warm smile, kindness and generosity. He will truly be missed!
Benee Hilton-Spiegel,
Chairman of the Board, Cortney's Place
September 19, 2013
Thanks Jon for being such a positive influence and wonderful role model in Arizona, wish there were more like you. You will be truly missed.
September 19, 2013
I am terribly sorry for your loss. Mr. Flora was a genuine man. He was kind and had a huge heart. He will be missed.
September 19, 2013
Thank you Jon for being a great man! You will be missed by many!
September 19, 2013
Hello: My thoughts and prayers to Mr. Flora's family,I know your loss and feel your pain. Even though I did not know Mr.Flora personally I did know and appreciate him by reputation. We shopped at Fry's and long before that with our good friend Clyde Smith,Smitty's and have lived in Arizona since November 1955.

Mr.Flora you have served your community of friends far beyond any expectation and now you its your turn to sit back and rest awhile knowing full well that you were and are loved and appreciated to your years of service to all of us through your work at Fry's and within our community. Rest in peace our friend.

With sincere Love and Appreciation.

In memory of Lois M. Adams March 3,1927-November 18,2009,a loyal customer forever.
September 19, 2013
Jon was an amazing friend,president,and wonderful man. He touched so many hearts and lives while he was our leader. He changed our stores in so many ways. My favorite was everyone was treated with respect. I have worked with Fry's for 30 years and have seen remarkable changes all for the best. Rest in peace! Thank you for everything you were.YOU MADE a DIFFERENCE in so many lives.
September 18, 2013
My prayers go out to everyone during this sad loss of a WONDERFUL MAN. He was a great President with feelings for everyone. Jon will be missed by so many, his smile along with his handshake. He taught us how to treat our customers and employees. He has done so much for Frys and he will be deeply missed and he will always be remembered. So sudden and so sad, but thank God we have so many memories of what he accomplished. God be with you
September 18, 2013
Loispurvance loved jon flora i worked for frys for 6great. Years i did not say goodby to jonflora love loispurvance
September 18, 2013
Jon had a wonderful way to make you feel you were a friend of his with out saying a word. He had a warm smile and a huge big heart for people. He did everything he could to make the employees have a much more normal family life. He spent hours talking over issues and problems with anyone who wrote him. He will be missed by all who were around him. Peace and Love to his family at this very sad time.
September 18, 2013
I am so touch with this lost . THIS man was a father figured and a lovely man . HE was very much intuned with the need and helped those whom was in despair at times. I will miss him so . I am happy to have known of him and will be glad to see him again in heaven..
September 18, 2013
My thought and prayers go out to the Flora family
September 18, 2013
Mr Jon Flora was an amazing sole.my sincere sympathy to the flora family.
Cheryl ostin-addy Casa Grande 669
September 18, 2013
The United Phoenix Fire Fighters Association send our thoughts and prayers to the Flora family and employees of Fry's. Mr. Flora made our community a better place to live. He will be missed.
September 18, 2013
Thank you!! RIP
September 18, 2013
My sincere prayers to out to your family. May they find solace in remembering this fine man...He is at peace with the angels
September 18, 2013
My thoughts and prayers go out to the Flora family. Just want to say that I'll always remember Jon's smile when he came into our store. It was contagious and always made others smile. Jon was one of he best bosses I've ever had. I'll miss you Mr. Flora. RIP
September 18, 2013
You will be missed! Gob bless your family and friends,and your sole in heaven.Your friends from fry's Delors Belevich and Wendy Cavaliere
September 18, 2013
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
September 18, 2013
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
September 18, 2013
I'm so sorry for your're loss. May the God of Peace be with you and your family in this time of need. Psalm 29:11
September 18, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
September 18, 2013
PEACE,to your Family and Friends from SVdP-Olmc Tempe, AZ
September 18, 2013
I am so sorry for your loss. I was fortune enough to work with Mr. Flora in Columnus, Ohio. He was a great man. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
September 18, 2013
Sympathies to the Flora family at this time of loss. Jon was a well-loved man and there are many fond memories of him. May the God of comfort ease your pain during these difficult moments and strengthen you to endure and carry the happy memories with you.
September 18, 2013
Jon Flora was a very good man i will always remember meeting him he was very very sweet and he will always remembered to be greatest guy that i have ever seen RIP to Jon Flora he will be missed i will always remember that every time i see him with a smile on his face he always gives me hugs i will never forget that to regret that thank you Jon god bless you
September 17, 2013
Our Leadership Kansas Class will miss you dearly. May you rest in peace.l

Lloyd J. Parker, Ph.D. Anthem, Arizona
September 17, 2013
Thoughts and prayers go out to Jon's family and friends and the whole Fry's family.
September 17, 2013
Prayers to the family!!!
September 17, 2013
To a great president and leader your smiling face and enthusiasm will truly be missed by my husband and I two of your dedicated employes from 129 & 680 prayers go out to the Flora family
September 17, 2013
God bless
September 17, 2013
What a wonderful, respectful man..I am honored to have known him. He made Fry's a wonderful place to work.... god bless the family... Rest in peace..
September 17, 2013
Jon was a great leader and I will always remember his smile and his "can do" attitude. RIP old friend. My condolences to his family.
September 17, 2013
My thoughts are with the Flora family, I met him in the store in Sierra Vista. He was a charming and gracious man. He will be missed. - Sandra
September 17, 2013
MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS TO THE FLORA FAMILY.YOU WILL BE MISSED. STORE 610
September 17, 2013
I am sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to your family. Find solace in the fact that our Heavenly Father knows what you are going through. He is “greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.” (1 John 3:20) Continue to rely on Him for strength during this difficult time.
September 17, 2013
To the Flora family and Fry's family, We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to Mr. Flora's family and employees. Fry's is a wonderful organization and Mr. Flora certainly knew how to run his business. I wrote one time to Fry's and got a message personally from Mr. Flora. He will be missed - Sincerely, Marilyn and Jim Zeller, Mesa, Az.
September 17, 2013
Add to previous message from my family. RIP Mr. Flora. Sympathy to your family.
September 17, 2013
I just heard of the demise of Fry's CEO, Mr. Jon Flora. We (my family) just moved to California and really miss Arizona especially Fry's Store with the great food and the beloved Jon Flora's advertising ads. My condolences to the family of this fine person. Rest in peace.

Mrs. Ashwell & Family
September 17, 2013
I remember this gentleman. He would advertise the best looking produce on our local T.V. stations in Arizona and wow, it made me want to shop at Fry's. He seemed like a true gentleman and upstanding businessman. Sorry he passed so soon. Best wishes to his family and friends.
September 17, 2013
The face of kindness, empathy, sincerity and compassion! This man could light up a room with his presence! There are not many leaders in the giant corporate world like Jon! Jon may your rewards be great in heaven! I'm going to miss you! As a retired member of The USAF, I regret I never had an opportunity to work for you! My mother meet you a couple years a go Christmas Eve, at the Sun City Store! She said you had a big friendly approachable demeanor surrounded by proud members of the Fry's family! You clasped her hands, looked her
in the eyes and thanked her for shopping at Fry's! To this day, she said you had the kindest eyes! You can never be replaced! May God comfort and watch over your family and friends during this very sad time for your Fry's associates and customers who all truly respect you and will always remember your kindness and empathy! Sleep well!
September 17, 2013
It can be so hard to face the first year without your loved one, but the support of family, friends, and coworkers can carry you through.
This man lived the " AMERICAN DREAM", by taking a job at 16 years of age as a clerk & bottle boy, and continuously rising through the ranks, leaving this world as President of Fry Foods, at 58 years of age.
His career was an example of "Capitalism", at its best....
ONLY IN AMERICA !!
Rest in peace young man, Our Lord has taken you home.
September 17, 2013
Our Sympathy goes out to the family & Friends of Jon Flora...he was a gentle kind loving man who loved all people. He had a BIG heart and reached out to all -regardless if they were of different race, income, and intelligence. May God Bless him....
September 17, 2013
September 17, 2013
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. Rest in Peace. Mike Dabbs
September 17, 2013
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
September 17, 2013
Jon was my Mentor since I was 15 years old and long time friend. I work for him many years at Dillons store's where he was Vice President. I went and visited him at his time in Dallas as well as Michigan. Then later in my career I worked with him at the Kroger Corporate office in Cincinnati.

Jon had a lot of charisma and was a great leader of people. He could motivate you to move mountains. He will be truly missed.

Rest in Peace my friend. May God bless you and your Family.
September 17, 2013
RIP Mr. Flora
September 17, 2013
Sincere Condolences to your Family.
September 17, 2013
Our sincere sympathy. What a wonderful man. May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us comfort YOUR hearts and give needed endurance in this most sorrowful time.
September 17, 2013
May God Bless you and comform you in your time of sorrow. Keeping you lifted in prayers.
September 17, 2013
We have truly lost a remarkable man. He was the kindness, loving man to everyone. He always made everyone feel like his best friend. We will miss him. We wish Christy and his children our Deepest sympathy. We will miss you, dear friend. Bill and Eileen
September 17, 2013
My deepest condolences. May God be of strength and comfort during this time of grief. John 16:22
September 17, 2013
Thank you Jon, for giving us the opportunity and the welcome to us, for your gracious spirit and your vision to see our dream and being a part of it. I will miss you my friend.
Sleep well. Our love and prayers to the Frys Family from The Great American Amateur Kitchen TV Family. Simon Stanley.
September 17, 2013
We offer our condolences to the Flora family.May the "God of all comfort" be with you.
September 17, 2013
You will be missed my prays for your family and your Frys family
September 17, 2013
Rest in Peace Jon!!!
September 16, 2013
My deepest condolences to the Flora family with this loss.
At time like this getting close to our Heavenly Father will help all with this time of sorrow. (James 4: 8,)
September 16, 2013
My condolences goes out the Flora's Family. Jon and thirty-four (34) class members of Leadership Kansas (LK) spent an enormous amount of happy days and nights together. We bonded as friends for life and in death. I was walking through our home in Anthem, Arizona and I had the television on and without looking at the television; I told my bride that the voice on the television sounded like Jon Flora. It was Jon, marketing Frys stores. I was able to contact the local manager of the Frys store and asked him to contact Jon via e-mail. I asked him to tell Jon that I wasn't in need of job and I didn't want to borrow any money. I wanted him to know that I had seen him on television. Jon was always happy and smiling with that distinct voice that brought joy to the hearts of many. You and the Flora family will always be in our prayers forever. Jon was a unique person and he will be missed by thousands. May you rest in peace and may God bless your family, friend, and co-workers.

A friend forever!

Lloyd J. Parker, Ph.D. and family...
September 16, 2013
Jon made us feel like we were old friends from the beginning. We will miss him and his ability to enjoy life.
September 16, 2013
Jon you were one of a kind and the best we ever had. You will be missed very much. Keeping you in our prayers always and also to your family.
September 16, 2013
This man was amazing. All the "power" he held and yet would make you feel like you were the most important person in the world!! May God Bless you, and take you into His Kingdom quickly, i will miss you.
September 16, 2013
God's care rest in peace
September 16, 2013
With deepest sympathy.
September 16, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
September 16, 2013
RIP jon flora u will be missed
September 16, 2013
My condolences to the Flora Family. I was so surprise when I ran intio the Obit. It sadden me, Jon Flora was a good person and a great leader. R.I.P. I had the pleasure of working with him in the Kroger Dallas Divison.
September 16, 2013
Sorry for your loss. Php 4:6,7
September 16, 2013
Jon's attitude showed exceptional kindness, respect, integrity & professionalism; to our customers and in our diversified workplace. He was led safely to God's home. My deepest condolences to the Flora families. May God continue to be with all of you. Lu Cote, Fry's Marketplace retiree. Mesa, AZ
September 16, 2013
sorry for loss
September 16, 2013
I was so very shocked and saddened with the news, I immediately sent out messages to my 4 children to remember Jon in their prayers. It was very sad news.
September 16, 2013
Jon was such a great leader and always had a smile in his face. He did so many great things for his employees. He will truley be missed. Prayers to his family
September 16, 2013
Rest in Peace, Sir.
September 16, 2013
My condolences to his family to his family. When I thought of Fry's I thought of him and his pleasing personality. We, customers and employees, will all miss him.
September 16, 2013
Rest in peace, Jon, we'll certainly miss your smiling face.
September 16, 2013
My condolences to Jon's family and the Fry's/Kroger community. I met Jon while working as a volunteer for the City of Hope. His sense of community and giving were evident there as well as on the TV ads for Fry's.
Growing up in western Kansas, my family often shopped at the Dillion's store in Garden City.
September 16, 2013
My condolences to the family. Continue to rely on God during this difficult time and know that he hears your prayers: Isaiah 59:1.
September 16, 2013
You just don't meet many leaders,and company presidents like Jon Flora. He was a good man who gave people a chance, an opportunity to present and do business with Fry's. Jon, was personable, represented Fry's/Kroger with enthusiasm and pride. An excellent community leader. I will miss Jon, he was taken too soon. My sincere condolences to his wife, children,extended family, friends, relatives, loved ones and the entire Fry's/ Kroger company employees of Arizona.
September 16, 2013
Rest in Peace
September 16, 2013
My condolence to the Flora Family....may Jon rest in peace. I had the privilege to work under Jon when he was my Store Manager in Garden City, KS. Jon promoted me to management....I learn about work ethics and life from Jon....he will be missed.
September 16, 2013
Our loved ones who have died leave an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love. Please accept my sincere sympathy.
September 16, 2013
May you rest in peace Jon!
September 16, 2013
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Jon was an inspiration to us all. We are very grateful to have had him as a Customer and a friend. What a Great person.
September 16, 2013
My deepest condolences to the families of Jon Flora. At this sad time turn to God and pray incessantly so he can make you all strong and throw your worries to him and he will take of the heavy load you all are carrying because he loves and cares for you all norma.sanchez52@yahoo.com
September 16, 2013
I'm so sorry to hear about this. I'm not employed by Frys but I am a vendor that services only Frys and in there stores everyday. I've spoke to john on several occasions and thought he was a great Guy. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends
September 16, 2013
Jon was one of the most engaged and dedicated non-profit board members/officers I have ever had the privilege to work with. In the late 90's he helped the Kansas Region of NCCJ (The National Conference for Community and Justice) turn a significant corner in fund-raising strategies. Dillons/Kroger and Jon have always had my greatest respect since then. I have often wondered where his career led, and now I know. His heart was so big and worked so hard, I can understand why it may have finally had to stop. My deepest sympathy to all his family and thousands of workers whose lives have been impacted by his positive influence.
September 16, 2013
Am sorry for the loss of this man. I hope and I pray that the family feels the love and comfort of our Heavenly Father, and the love and comfort of friends and family. I just moved away from there, and will miss the Fry's Food Store. May God be with all who loved and knew him..
September 16, 2013
Jon Flora will be missed by all that knew him. My elder father wanted nothing more than to meet Jon Flora.So when he was doing a store call 1 day near Xmas I took my dad to meet him. He was so nice to my dad and my dad talked about that for weeks, My dad has passed since then but that will always be a nice memoey for me of the kind of person Jon was. RIP
September 16, 2013
Thank you, God, for the time we had with Jon Flora. My life and the lives of countless others has been enriched for knowing him and working wih him. Smile on him now with your abundant love and keep his memory warm in our hearts and souls so that we may continue his work of giving.
September 16, 2013
September 16, 2013
Sorry to hear of you passing you were a great man who was loved and respected by all the people around and you will be missed. From the McBride Family
September 15, 2013
Jon you were an,inspiration to all, so caring and kind! Our prayers are with your family, you are an angel now in heaven RIP!
September 15, 2013
Jon ,you will be missed from all of us at store number 70...I have never known a better president...we all miss you..
September 15, 2013
Jon was a wonderful and caring leader. I will miss his visits to our store with his handshakes and warm smiles. He always took the time to ask how I was doing. My heart and prayers go out to his family. Cisily, employee at #612
September 15, 2013
you truly will be missed i worked for frys since 2007 you were a real good full of warmth kinda a guy god bless you and your family
September 15, 2013
Jon will be missed very much by me you are the greatest man that ever lived you were so caring you were my buddy you always gave me the biggest hugs when you saw me and always told me keep it going cause your gonna make it big some day..and iam trying to make it big just for Jon...i will miss you so much..i love and miss you..Stephanie
September 15, 2013
Rest in peace Jon. Frys 669
September 15, 2013
I never had the pleasure of meeting Jon Flora, he will be missed by all fry's employees. We all need to remember Jon for everything he did for Fry's and all the associates.
September 15, 2013
My deepest sympathy to the Flora family. I met Jon while working for Dillons in Olathe KS. Jon was so personable and truly cared about people. He was such a wonderful man. RIP Jon
September 15, 2013
At the start of my career, I negotiated my very first deal with with Jon Flora in Hutchinson, Kansas. Our paths continued crossing over the years and Jon was such a solid man and an inspiration to corporate/community leadership. A tragic loss...my condolences to his family.
September 15, 2013
I never met the man, but could tell he was a family guy. God be with his family right now. I only saw him on the Frys commercials.
September 15, 2013
You will be missed for sure, Jon Flora. Thank you for all that you did for us. You were a true leader who walked the talk, always. My prayers go out to your family. I am going to miss your smiling face and your beautiful spirit.
September 15, 2013
I had the pleasure of saying "hi" great job on the renovation of the Fry's store where I shop on Baseline Road. He was very approachable, a good man and a great President.
September 15, 2013
My mom and I are deeply saddened by the news of Jon's passing. We were fortunate to have met him at one of the Scottsdale Frys stores and he was going around to the employees, talking to them and asking how they were. He gave my mom a hug. He was a very nice man and will be missed by many.
September 15, 2013
May you rest in peace Jon. Will miss your visits your hugs. You were a caring person who did a lot for all the associates as well as the community.
September 15, 2013
Thoughts and prayers to the family he was a great man
September 15, 2013
I am so sorry for your loss.
September 15, 2013
Mr Flora you will be missed. My last meeting with you, I made you smile and laugh and that will stay in my heart forever.
September 15, 2013
Very sad, right a a time, when knowing what foods to put on our shelves and to help us against GMO.....he gave us so much, Mr Flora, RIP, knowing you will be missed.
September 15, 2013
Wow, what a great man, admired by many. Gone too soon. Rest in peace, Jon. You will be greatly missed.
September 15, 2013
So sad to hear of his passing. He was so giving to our community. Thoughts and prayers are with his family.
September 15, 2013
As we travel through life we get to meet special people and I am grateful to have met Jon. I know his family is proud of all his accomplishments in his life....J Shephard
September 15, 2013
So sorry to hear about Jon Flora. We are new residents to AZ and we heard many great stories about him. Prayers to his home and work family.
September 14, 2013
Mr. Flora was a great man. I had the pleasure of meeting him when he visited our Fry's. He shook my hand and genuinely thanked me for my work. He had a way about him that inspired you to do your best. Mr. Flora, thank you for your kindness. Our prayers to your family.
September 14, 2013
Rip Jon Flora, you were such asset to the frys Company you will be sadly missed our prayers to your family
September 14, 2013
My Condolences To Jon's Family He Was A Good Person Very Caring And Willing To Help A Person Out.He Will Be Missed.
September 14, 2013
September 14, 2013
RIP Jon........you will be missed by all!
God bless your family in their time of sorrow!
September 14, 2013
I'm sooooo sorry for your Loss. John was a Great Man that really did care about his associates. His eye contact and hand shakes were truly heart
felt. I will miss him and Arizona has lost an Amazing Man. RIP Mr Flora :'(
September 14, 2013
I am so sorry and very surprised to hear about Jon. He was a tremendous asset in the Valley for a host of reason. He will be very missed by his family and our entire community.
September 14, 2013
We are very sorry to hear this. We live in Arizona during the winter months and Fry's is our grocery store when we are there. We've always enjoyed the business.
September 14, 2013
I love Frys because it seems so much like a family store. I admired Mr. Flora for doing the commercials. Please accept my heartfelt sympathy. May God comfort the family during these difficult times. Mr Flora will certainly be missed.
September 14, 2013
You will be missed more than anyone can imagine. I love what you did for Frys Market and your great charity work.
September 14, 2013
It always saddens me when one of the 'Good Guys' in this world passes away. I never met Jon, but like so many Phoenicians I loved his commercials and felt he conveyed a warmth and genuine caring when he talked to us. God has taken him into his arms and he will be there forever.
September 14, 2013
So sad to hear of your passing, May you Rest in Peace.
September 14, 2013
"From our family to your family" and friends, our prayers go out to you. I will miss his sweet face on the Fry's commercials.
September 14, 2013
Frys is my favorite store. So sorry to hear of your passing. Prayers to your family!
September 14, 2013
Gone too soon!
September 14, 2013
You will be greatly missed Jon. My prayers go out to you and your family.
September 14, 2013
Dear Family - You have my deepest heartfelt condolences. May God be with you to bring you comfort and peace through this difficult time. He promises at Isaiah 61:2, 65:8, to actually do away with death forever; ... will certainly wipe the tears from all faces.
September 14, 2013
My thoughts and prayers go out to the Flora family....RIP Jon Flora <3
September 14, 2013
I didn't know you. but I heard alot of good stuff about him. you will be missed and you were a great frys president .thank you for everything you did for us and the public too
September 14, 2013
You will be missed, Thanks for helping us to be a great company.
September 14, 2013
As a Kroger employee in ohio, your name was always out there, My condolences to family,
September 14, 2013
My condolences to his family & friends. May he rest in peace.
September 14, 2013
Jon will be greatly missed in our community as he was a caring and compassionate person who touched many lives and provided a wonderful example to all through his leadership skills and his love for all! Our condolences to his family and may God's grace help you through this painful time. You are in our prayers.
September 14, 2013
It appears Jon had the respect of his employees and that is what has helped Fry's become one of the best places to shop. My condolences to the family and may God help you through this difficult time.
September 14, 2013
We will miss you Jon Flora,you were a great asset to the company.Prayers to your family
September 14, 2013
I had the pleasure to meet Jon Flora at a anniversary dinner it was was a pleasure to meet him.my condolence to his family. Rip Jon Flora
September 14, 2013
He was a great President. Very approachable and friendly. Always wanted a hug instead of a handshake. He did many great things for Fry's and It's employees. He will be missed.
September 14, 2013
My prayers are with the Flora Family at this time and may Gods warmth help you through. As a company President, Jon made himself accessible to ALL his employees, he was all about the customers and associates...no matter what. Grocery retail is a tough business, but through visits, seminars, and meetings Jon made it friendlier. When Jon came through the stores and shook associates hands, they felt like HE really knew what THEY did and how important they were to the company...Thanks Jon...its been a pleasure working for you at Fry's (I guarantee it!).
September 14, 2013
One of the best leaders by far. You made a lasting impression amongst those you were around. May god bless your family during this hard time.
September 14, 2013
I was so saddened to hear of the news of Jon Flora. My heart & prayers go out to his family & friends. Gosh what a great loss to the Fry's community. May he rest in peace. Watching him on tv is what made me return to do my shopping at Fry's. God Bless you, Jon!
September 14, 2013
My Thoughts & Prayers are with his Frys family & his family....HE WAS THE BEST...he will be missed...
September 14, 2013
Jon you taught us so much about empathy and compassion. We are better for knowing you. Deepest condolences to your family.
September 14, 2013
Mr. Flora, Thank You for enriching the lives for others with the wonderful store FRY's that provides nutrionally to families, children. And not just healthwise, but for doing things for our communities. My dearest condolscenes for the Flora family.
September 14, 2013
RIP Jon it was a pleasure working for you. You will be definitely missed and loved Tracy #138
September 14, 2013
I always looked forward to your visits to the stores I worked. No one could ask for a better boss. You will be missed.
Retiree from store 623.
September 14, 2013
You will be greatly missed Jon! Some people were born to be leaders and you definitely were a great one! Rest in peace!
September 14, 2013
Our condolences to a wonderful man & great asset to the community
September 14, 2013
R.I.P Jon. You were a great asset to the Fry's family. You gave back to the employees and the community. Thoughts and prayers for your family and friends. We have a special angel looking after us. It was a pleasure meeting you and working for you.
September 14, 2013
Sorry to hear of your passing. You have helped so many in need and you will be missed. RIP Jon Flora thank you for everything you have done for me and my family.
September 14, 2013
May God give you the strength and comfort you need, during this time of grief. Jon was a wonderful man. He was always so friendly to his customers, at our local Fry's store. He would walk up and shake your hand, then ask if there was anything he could help you find, on your visit.
September 14, 2013
As a loyal Frys customer for many years, I appreciate what Jon Flora did to elevate the brand name in the Phoenix market. His personality and leadership skills will be missed not only by the many Frys employees but also by the public who shopped the stores with confidence for the best products and value available. With fond memories and blessings.
September 14, 2013
RIP Jon Flora
Fry's is the only store I shop at.
Moved to San Tan Valley a year ago & am blessed to be between 2.
May the good Lord be with your family at this very sad time!!!!
September 14, 2013
My boyfriend and I were shopping last night at our Frys and one of the many employees we know there gave us the sad news. Our hearts are heavy. Our condolences go out to his loved ones
September 14, 2013
My condolences , from 623!!! He was a great guy.., very personable !!! He
Be missed!!!
September 14, 2013
RIP Jon you will be missed by all!
September 14, 2013
Thoughts and Prayer to the Flora Family....Jon will be missed by all he was a very happy and outgoing individual....Thanks for everything you helped me with Jon...
September 14, 2013
My husband and I are deeply saddened by Jon's sudden passing. We have met him on separate occasions and liked him immediately. He will be missed...our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
September 14, 2013
So sorry to hear this news. My Daughter works for Krogers and I am a long time customer. Prayers to your family
September 14, 2013
I was fortunate to meet Mr.Flora a few times. A couple of months ago, he came by our store and my co-worker and I got a big hug! When he left, the last words I heard from him were: "Keep up that smile!" You will be greatly missed.
September 14, 2013
It is sad that this fine man did not have length of years; but he left a legacy that will not be forgotten. I remember his last visit to our store. It wasn't just a hand shake, but an extra pat on the shoulder that left such an impression. He will be missed by all. My condolences to Jon's family.
September 14, 2013
he was a great person to meet i had my picture taken with him. when i got my award for community service
September 14, 2013
I met you so many times as an employee and I honestly can't believe that you are gone. You were a great boss.
September 14, 2013
Jon was the face of Fry's and will truly be missed. He was genuine and had a great sense of humor. Rest In Peace Sir!
September 14, 2013
You will be missed. Prayers going to the family.
September 14, 2013
god bless you in this time.i had the honor of meeting him on a few occasions.always so nice.
September 14, 2013
Jon was not only a customer of mine he was my freind.
Jon was a great president & a great person,he was always there for you no matter what your needs were.
My condolences go out to his faimly & Jon may you rest in peace, my prayers are with you.
You'll be missed & I'll miss you calling me your buddy.
God bless you & your faimly.
September 14, 2013
rest in peace boss man.you will be missed
September 14, 2013
Jon always took the time to look you in the eye, shake your hand or even give you a hug and tell you what a great job you were doing. He was definitely
one of a kind.
September 14, 2013
We were saddened to hear of Jon's passing. We so enjoyed his ads on TV. We also met him in our Fry's Store and he was as nice and friendly as he was on TV. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
September 14, 2013
58 is far too young to lose such a great contributor to our Arizona community. Light and love to the Flora family and families.
September 14, 2013
Rest in Peace, Jon Flora, a great man.
September 14, 2013
Mr. Flora was the first President I had ever worked for (40yrs 28 with Smiths/Fry's) that knew it was his people that made or broke the business. He treated us all with great respect. I will miss his integrity and passion.
Teresa Torrey
September 14, 2013
RIP Jon. My son works as a carryout for Fry's and one day I met you and you were very gracious.
September 14, 2013
You are with God Jon ... Rest in peace.
September 14, 2013
What a loss for the community as well as Frys he has done so much for both. I was lucky enough to have met him, a wonderful man.Thoughts and hugs to his family, he will be greatly missed.
September 14, 2013
Rest in God's arms Jon. My prayers to the family.
September 14, 2013
We are sad for the sudden departure of a good person. We know that you are now in a good place and good hands. Our deepest sympathy and prayers for the Flora family. We will miss him.........Fry's Customer......Philip & Almeda Powers of Tempe, Az.
September 14, 2013
Thoughts and Prayers go to John's family. I went to school with John and remember when he started at Dillon's. Several years ago while visiting in Az. imagine my surprise to see John on TV in a Fry's commercial. Same smile and friendliness.
Annette C.
September 14, 2013
Our prayers go out to your family. You were fantastic. I wish other heads of companies would take note on the many ways you touched your workers and your customers. Thank you for everything, you will be missed.
September 14, 2013
Jon Flora was the heart of Frys. He will be missed. He was a wonderful boss
September 14, 2013
I'm just a Fry's shopper. I loved Jon's personality that exuded through ads (print and otherwise). He seemed genuine, sincere and just a GOOD man. So sorry for your loss.
September 14, 2013
Our condolences to the Flora family, and all the Frys associates...you are in our prayers.
September 14, 2013
I don't think we will have a better president. Jon was truely the
Fry's name and will be missed dearly. My condolences to his family.
September 14, 2013
I will pray for the family. Jon Flora was a wonderful human being, he will be missed. But never forgotten.
September 14, 2013
I did not in know Mr. Flora other than the Fry 's ads but, all the things I have read and heard about him he was a wonderful man, dedicated, caring and giving. He will be missed by so many. My thoughts and prayers to his family, friends and the whole Kroger/Fry 's family.
September 14, 2013
Not only because I am a regular shopper at Fry's, but when I saw Jon doing his talk on TV, no matter what I was doing, I stopped and listened - you knew he was a good man with a gentle spirit. May God be with his immediate family as well as those who knew him personally and worked with him and give them His peace.
September 14, 2013
My sympathy goes out to the family. What an inspirational fellow, was so well liked by everyone and he will truly be missed.
September 14, 2013
RIP Jon
September 14, 2013
We our mourning Jon and are so sorry for your loss. My son work's at Fry's and when he was very sick in the hospital Jon wrote a personal letter to us. Our prayer's are with your family. I know he is in a better place. He was a good man.
September 14, 2013
I am so very sorry to hear about Jon's passing. I am a Fry's produce employee at store #60 in Glendale, Az. Every time Jon came into the store he stopped by and said hello to me. He always took the time to tell me that I was doing a great job. He would shake my hand and tell me how much he appreciated my hard work. He will be sadly missed.
September 14, 2013
Its a sad day when a nice man leaves this world that he helped make better, so young. His greetings on television about Fry's were more like a little visit than any kind of advertising and they always made me smile. He was so sincere and gracious and you could tell he really was interested in the people his stores served and the community. My heart aches for his precious family, in shock and disbelief of his passing. He leaves behind a beautiful legacy in his family, his store family and in memories of those of us who simply felt we knew he cared and were grateful for all he did for us through his stores. You will be missed Sir, keep your light shining for all of us who are left behind who are grateful for all you did.
September 14, 2013
I am so very sorry for the loss of such a kind and caring person. My heartfelt sympathies to Mr. Flora's family and the Fry's organization. His compassion for others will always be remembered.
September 14, 2013
As one of your employees I have always had the utmost respect for you! You brought a new attitude to Fry's! My condolences go out to your family and friends! You will be greatly missed! Sincerely, Pat Spillane
September 14, 2013
You were an amazing man very great president I'm very proud to be a Frys employee thank you for all that you were
September 14, 2013
RIP. You are in the present of your Father. God have you in the palm of his hands.
September 14, 2013
I am shocked and very saddened after seeing the loss of one very nice and articulate man. I moved to Arizona in 2007 from MA. I was always impressed by Mr. Flora's avertisements for Fry's and Kroeger. I'm just a Fry's customer, but I am sad and I will miss him. A fine and nice gentleman.
September 13, 2013
September 13, 2013
Deepest sympathy on your loss...Jon will be missed by the Fry's family
September 13, 2013
May you rest in peace Mr. Flora. As a long time associate I truly appreciated what a wonderful person that you were to all of us. I loved the hugs you gave whenever you visited our store. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. You will be greatly missed.
September 13, 2013
I have worked for Jon many years. .. he has done many great things for frys...my condolences
September 13, 2013
Prayers and condolences to the members of Mr. Flora's family. He was a great man who always put the customer first.
September 13, 2013
prayers to Jon Floras family
September 13, 2013
Our prayers go out the the family of John Flora, Frys lost a great employee. Prayers from the pharmacy at store #55...
September 13, 2013
He was a great man and role model to this state. His legacy will live on....through his Fry's family.
September 13, 2013
Sad to see Jon's death on the news. I really liked his personality and his TV Ads. We will miss him.
September 13, 2013
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
September 13, 2013
Prayers are with your family.
September 13, 2013
Jon was only interested in giving the best customers service and making you as the most important customer at any Fry's stores. He treated his employees well and offered growth opportunities to those that proved themselves. Jon will be missed greatly from our communities alas well as the stores. RIP
September 13, 2013
My thoughts and prayers to the Fry's family. Flora was a genuine leader and will be missed.
September 13, 2013
My Sympathy and prayers go out to u and your family in this sad time.
September 13, 2013
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
September 13, 2013
We understand that Mr. Flora was a really
wonderful person..our condolences to his
family. Our favorite store!!
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