WARREN, Ohio – John L. Ball, 91, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Windsor House at Champion.
John was born in Commodore, Pennsylvania to Leonard and Sarah (Branch) Ball.
After graduating from Green Township High School, John proudly served his country in the Navy during WWII. After his discharge, he spent his career working as a supervisor for Schaefer Equipment Company.
On June 28, 1952 he was united in marriage to the former, Catherine Potochick whom preceded him in death on September 9, 2009.
John was a sports fan and spent his time cheering on the Cleveland teams; Cavaliers, Browns and Indians.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Paull ii Parish Church; 420 North St. NW, Warren, OH 44483.
Family will received friends for one hour prior to the start of Mass.
Besides his wife, John was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Meghan O’Neal and his brothers, Clarence, William and Gerald Ball.
John is survived by his son, William (Debra) Ball; his daughter, Patricia (John) O’Neal and his grandchildren, Christian and Nathaniel Ball.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staffs at Windsor House at Champion, Champion Estates and St. Joseph Warren Hospital for all their care in enhancing John’s quality of life.
Visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to leave a condolence for the family. Memorial donations may be made to Windsor House at Champion: 200 E. Glendola Avenue, Warren, OH 44483.
A television tribute will air April 24 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.