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“To the Getzy family, I am truly sorry to hear about the passing of your husband and father. He was a wonderful man who will be missed. I remember...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Angela Pierce(Philips) - Altoona, PA

“Mr. Getzy was a wonderful neighbor, with a smile on his face every time I would see him. To the Getzy family, I am VERY sorry for your loss. We...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“John you were one of the most amazing stand up men I have ever had the pleasure of meeting in my life. I wish there were more men like you. You truly...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Katie and Layla Williams - OH

“You always made me feel like I was a part of the family and you will truly be missed. love you ”
4 of 19 | Posted by: Jackie Cahill - Madison, OH

“Bev and FamilyI'am Very Sorry To Hear About John He Will Be Missed ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: mary feathers - willoughby, OH

“Truly sorry for your loss. My mom and I believe he is up in heaven with my dad and her husband talking about the good old times at uniroyal. Our...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: rebecca winchell - Madison, OH

“Mr. Getzy was a wonderful man. Full of wisdom and eager to share it with everyone. I'm very lucky to have known him. My thoughts and payers go...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Tim Shinkle - Madison, OH

“Grandpa, you will be missed! RIP I know you are in a better place now. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Jennifer Getzy-Retkofsky - Geneva, OH

“My family and i would like to say we are sorry for the passing of Mr. Getzy. He was a nice man and great neighbor. Deb and Jerry Purkis, Julie...Read More »
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10 of 19 | Posted by: - OH

“John was a great individual. I worked with him at Uniroyal Chemical. He taught me alot of business and a lot about life. Getz.... God Bless ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: Shawn Shannon - Austinburg, OH

“Mr. Getzty was a great man and had a great impact on my life. May you rest in peace, you will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with the...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Heath Bambic - willoughby, OH

“Grandpa I will miss you. I love you. Kisses and lots of love always ...... jessica ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: jessica getzy - Lisboa

“You will be greatly missed. I thought of you just like my own father! May you rest in peace. ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: linda getzy - perrysburg, OH

“Mr. Getzy was an wounerful person and like a dad to all of us . ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“john was a very wonderful person! he will always be in my heart. loved him very much!! terri piunno ex-daughter in law ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Mr.Getzy,to a great neighbor and man,you will be missed.To the Getzy family,my thoughts and prayers go out to you. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Brian Messenger - Madison, OH

“Dad, you are missed and loved so much. Love forever, Todd ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Todd getzy - mentor, OH

“Our thoughts are with you. We have some great memories of visiting at our pond. We sure loved him. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Ted and Karen Ogle - Madison, OH


John J. Getzy, Jr., age 84, of Madison, Ohio,
passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2012 in Madison.
He was born February 10, 1927 in Fairport Harbor to Anna (Cservenyak) and John J. Getzy Sr.
John married Beverly Sprague December 28, 1961.
He was a maintenance supervisor at Uniroyal and retired in 1992 after 41 years. He also enjoyed being a driver for Laketran and Kovachy.
Johhn served in the US Army during WWII. He was a member of the Masonic Temple Lodge 28 in Painesville and a life member of the Lake County Rod and Gun Club. He enjoyed woodworking and a true handyman who could fix anything. He loved cooking, fishing, hunting, and most of all time spent in good conversation with his friends and family over a good meal.

He is survived by,
Wife, Beverly Getzy of Madison;
Children, Debbie (Jim) Horton of Perry and their children Bryan (Katy),
Katie, and Heather;
John (Barb) Getzy of Madison and his children Jennifer,
Jamie, Jessica, Allison, Ryan, and David;
Theresa Brotzman of Madison and her children Allan, Juliana
and Trevor;
Andrew (Linda) Getzy of Perrysburg and daughter Emily;
Todd Getzy of Mentor and daughter Layla;
Donald (Sherri) Rudeski of Indiana and their children Lisa,
Jennifer, and Katie;
13 Great Grandchildren;
Sister, Ann Missal of Gates Mills.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Helen Kuchinski, and Mary Kamenar and Brothers, Michael and Andrew Getzy.

Services are pending through the Behm Family Funeral Home in Madison and will be
published soon.