John J. Hadamuscin
John J. Hadamuscin, age 101, former Shelby resident, died Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital.
John was born June 9, 1917 in Ontario, Ohio the son of the late John and Eva (Kurry) Hadamuscin. At the age of 12 he went to work at the B&O Railroad to help support his mom and four sisters as his father had died in a house fire in Crestline, Ohio when he was 9 years old.
In 1950, John bought a 600-acre farm in Willard, Ohio where he raised many different animals. He had a green thumb and could grow anything. Until the age of 94, John maintained a huge garden-canning or freezing everything, he had grown. John was also a great fisherman. If he could have fished every day, he would have been very happy. John was a hard worker having owned Hadamuscin Sanitation that served 5 towns for 15 years and at the same time worked at Shelby Standard Tube Company. He was a member of First Lutheran Church in Shelby.
He is survived by a son: Joseph (Dot) Hadamuscin of Florida; Step children: Pauline (Derlin) Kegley of Shelby, Ruby (Bob) Sutter of Mansfield; Daughter-in-law: Joyce Hadamuscin of Willard; Step daughter-in-law: Faye Adkins of Mansfield; Several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
John was preceded in death by his 1st wife: Clara Wynn Henry Hadamuscin; 2nd wife: Vell Carter Adkins Hadamuscin; 2 sons: Larry Hadamuscin and John Hadamuscin; Daughter: Betty Lou Bentley; 4 sisters: Francis Hadamuscin, Florence McCheron, Etta Brown, Minnie Welch; infant granddaughter: Linda Kay Adkins; Grandson: Gregory Alan Patrick; Step daughter: Mildred Stamper; Step son: Johnny Adkins; Step son-in-law: Hamilton “Brownie” Patrick; and John’s companion: Glenna Cheeseman.
Family and friends are welcome on Friday, March 22, 2019 from 5-7 pm at Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 10:30 am. Pastor Rus Yoak will officiate. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to First Lutheran Church
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