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John Solymosi Jr.


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John Solymosi Jr. Obituary
John Solymosi, Jr., 87, formerly of Willowick, passed away December 9, 2018. He lived at Heartland of Mentor.
John was born October 28, 1931, in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a resident of Willowick for over 60 years.
John worked at TRW before he was drafted into the Marines during the Korean War. He was stationed in South Carolina. Upon discharge, he was able to continue his employment at TRW, working there for 40 years.
John loved to work on his lawn. He always had the greenest lawn on his street. Summer evenings, he would always be found sitting on his front porch, talking with family and neighbors. He also loved to play the slot machines at Northfield Park.
Survivors are his children, John E., Jan (Mike) Duffy and James (Kenya); grandchildren, Jeff, Tina (fiancé Ron Weich), Deirde, Molly (fiancé Dakota Foley), Kelly (Ray), and Kennedy; and great-grandchildren, Gabriella, Deakon, and Maya, due in March.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Berta and John Solymosi, Sr.; his wife of 50 years, Patricia; daughter-in-law, Judith Solymosi; and sister-in-law, Norma Whitmer.
A private burial service was held January 3, 2019 at Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio, officiated by Maria Bernardo.
Published in The News-Herald on Jan. 8, 2019
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