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John Somora

John Somora John Somora, 83, formerly of Grove City, passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, Jan. 8, 2019, following a brief illness while under hospice care at Universal Heath Care, Fletcher, N.C.
John was born on Jan. 16, 1935, at home on the family's farm in Findley Township, Mercer County. He was the youngest of five children of Joseph and Mary Somora.
While growing up, John attended the Albin one-room schoolhouse in Findley Township.
Due to his mother's untimely death, he dropped out of school at a young age to work on the family farm.
He later returned to school and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Youngstown State University.
John served in the United States Marine Corps for four years.
He retired after 35 years as owner and operator of Somora Construction in Grove City.
He was a member of the F. and A.M. Lodge 603, Grove City. In his younger years, he enjoyed skiing, roller-skating and dancing.
He is survived by a daughter, Denise Boughner and companion Anthony "Tony" Malachin, Girard, Ohio; two sons, Carl J. Somora and wife Corean, Fairview, N.C., and Scott Somora and wife Margaret, Grove City; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandson; and a sister, Rose Somora in Arizona.
His parents; a sister Mary; and two brothers, Tony and George, preceded John in death.
Memorials can be made to any charity that supports veterans' benefits.

SOMORA
John, 83, formerly of Grove City.
Calling hours: From 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday (1-13-19) at CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME INC., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City.
Service: Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday (1-14-19) in the funeral home, with the Rev Willard Morse officiating.
Burial: Crestview Memorial Park Inc., with military honors.
Published on January 10, 2019
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Karen McFeaters
Jan 13, 2019
Denise and Carl, I am sorry for your loss and am thinking of both of you during this time.
The Hostetler & Montengro Familyy
Jan 13, 2019
May your family and you take solace and the knowledge that your loved one is at peace in God's warm embrace. The pain of loss will fade, but the love you shared I'm carrying your heart will last forever! Condolences from both our families, Sandra and David.
Kerry Huffman
Jan 11, 2019
Dear Scott,
I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. May God be with you and your family during this difficult time. My love and prayers are with you all. God Bless.
Irene Bain
Jan 11, 2019
My deepest sympathy