John "Jim" GETHA(1933 - 2014)


John "Jim", beloved husband and best friend of 58 years to June (nee Tipton) Getha. Devoted father of Teresa (Steve) Getha-Eby, Debbie (Bob) Gettler, John (Patti) Getha, Bruce (Paula Beck) Getha, and Joe (Cathy) Getha. Loving grandfather to Adrianne, Kristyn, Bob, Jeni, Christie, Ben, Casey, Simon, Ian, Justin, Brittany, Gabby, and Cody. Great grandfather of Isaiah, Malachi, and two more on the way. Dear brother of Marilyn Cummins, Joan Peege, William Getha, and Cheryl Markham. Passed away on Friday, June 20 at the age of 80. Jim was a proud Navy veteran who served during the Korean War, and a dedicated General Electric engineer for 38 years. A memorial gathering will take place at Frederick Funeral Home, 2553 Banning Rd. on Friday (June 27) from 4-7 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Ignatius Church on Saturday (June 28) at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati. Special condolences may be expressed at

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Frederick Funeral Home
2553 Banning Rd Cincinnati, OH 45239
(513) 522-3700

Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on June 23, 2014