Jon D. May
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Jon D. May
Mr. May was born Nov. 1, 1941, in Sharon, a son of John D. and Anne D. (Galbreath) May and was a 1959 graduate of Sharon High School. He was employed by the Sharon Herald for more than 40 years as a printer.
An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, making muzzleloaders and sail boating. He was a member of the Pymatuning Sailing Club, Andover, Ohio, and the Western Reserve Sportsman Club, Mercer. Jon was also a member of the Civil Air Patrol and the Thornton Hall Men's bowling league for many years.
Jon was always trying to find his next new invention. He was a motorcycle enthusiast, liked ham radio and had a true passion for teaching Morse code.
His wife, the former Marcia F. Gurksy, whom he married Nov. 1, 2002, passed away Oct. 7, 2017.
Jon is survived by a daughter, Terri Lynn May; two sons, David May, of Sharon; and Brian May, of New Castle; step-daughter, Julie Sinchich, of Brookfield; a step-son, Robert Sinchich and his wife Erica, of Warren, Ohio; two sisters, Darlee A. Jackson, of Hermitage; and Lillian Beth Taylor, of Hubbard, Ohio; and two grandchildren, Christian and Allison Sinchich.
In addition to his wife and parents, Jon was preceded in death by a brother, David A. May.
Jon D., 77, of Masury, formerly of Greenville.
All services are private. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com
Interment: Oakwood Cemetery, Hermitage.
Arrangements by J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon.
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