John M. Daris
John M. Daris, 85, of Hermitage, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020, in Hillcrest Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.
Born April 5, 1934, in Sharon, he was the son of the late John and Nellie (Lesinak) Daris. He married the former Anna Mae Elavsky on July 15, 1961, and she survives at home.
John was a 1952 graduate of Farrell High School and served his country in the U.S. Army. He worked for several years in the maintenance department at General American and then worked at Packard Electric in Warren, Ohio.
John liked to hunt, play cards and travel. He especially liked to travel to Africa and other impoverished countries to help his daughter distribute eye glasses to those in need. He attended St. Peter and Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church.
He is survived by two daughters, Karen Psznick of Hermitage and Dr. Susan Daris of Twinsburg, Ohio; and two grandchildren, Brooke and Morgan.
John was preceded in death by four brothers, Stanley Blosz, Alexander Wojtanowski, Kasmer Daris and Edward Daris; and one sister, Clara Wojtanowski.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Peter and Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 699 Stambaugh Ave., Sharon, Pa., 16146.

John M., 85, of Hermitage.
Visitation: Private, from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the HAROLD W. STEVENSON FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 264 E. State St., Sharon.
Funeral service: Private, at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home, with the Rev. Jacob Deal officiating.
Burial: America's Cemetery, following the service.
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Published on March 22, 2020


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Don Ganzhorn
Mar 28, 2020
Sorry for the loss of a fine gentleman who's heart and faith was always his beacon to others.
Jennifer Huff
Mar 23, 2020
Praying for your family to experience God's peace that surpasses all understanding.
With much love, the Huff family