John David Sprowl Obituary

October 17, 2017 Obituary

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SALEM, Ohio – John D. Sprowl, age 79, of Salem, died on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at his home.

He was born August 1, 1938 in Berlin Center, the son of the late Rolland M. and Margaret (Bradt) Sprowl.

He was employed as a custodian for St. Paul Church for 14 years.

John was veteran of the U.S. Army.

His wife, Martha (Scullion) Sprowl, whom he married April 27, 1962, preceded him on April 30, 1996.

Survivors include three sisters, Jackie (Paul) Pirone of Salem, Delores Rance of Salem and Peg Knestrick of Hanoverton.

He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Connie Wolf, Dorothy Wickersham and Gloria Elder and a brother, Rolland Sprowl.

No services or calling hours will be held.

Burial will be held at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville, Ohio.

Arrangements were handled by the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent online at