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John Szill Jr.

October 18, 1936 November 4, 2019
John Szill Jr.
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John Szill Jr., 83, of Elyria passed away Monday November 4, 2019 at the Elyria Wesleyan Village following a long illness. He was born October 18, 1936 in Cleveland and was an Elyria area resident since 1964. John was employed as an assembler at the Modern Tool and Die Company in Valley City for 15 years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Elyria and the former owner of the Village Pizza in Grafton from 1968 until 1976. Survivors include his daughters, Julianne (Rick) Popowski, Marianne (Dennis) Teboe and Lisa Ann Szill (companion, Doug McConkey); son, John M. Szill; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother, William Szill. He was preceded in death by his wife Judith in 1985 and a great-grandson, Christian. The family will receive friends Friday November 8, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services at 1:00 p.m. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. The Rev. Fr. Charles Diedrick, pastor of St. Mary’s Church will Officiate. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brookpark. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary Church 320 Middle Ave. Elyria, OH. 44035. Online condolences may be expressed at

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11:00 AM 11/8/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 11/8/2019 1:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Services to follow visitation at 1:00 P.m. in the funeral home.

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

Cemetery Details


Holy Cross Cemetery Final Resting Place

14609 Brookpark Rd.
Brookpark, OH 44142

14609 Brookpark Rd. Brookpark 44142 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Mary Church

320 Middle Avenue
Elyria, OH 44035

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