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Obituary for John Schrift

September 21, 1942 - July 28, 2019
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 76

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Brother, Uncle, Friend


John E. Schrift, 76 of Avon Lake, OH formerly of New Germany, PA. passed away after a lengthy illness at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 21, 1942 to parents Augustine J. and Marion L. (nee Bowen) Schrift in New Germany, PA.

John graduated from Southfork High School. He worked for L.T.V. Steel and retired after 38 years in 2000. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, woodworking, and bike riding; but above all he loved spending quality time with his family. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Joseph Church.

He is survived by his beloved wife Louise (nee Lloyd) of 56 years, whom he married in Revloc, PA.; loving children Sue Cole (Bill), Diane Kepic (Mark), John G. (Karin), Kathleen Bronston and Patti Martin (Cameron); cherished grandchildren Caleb (Becky), Kyle, Carli (Kyle), Bryan (Brittany), Adam (Brittany), Julianna, Jake, Felicia, Corey and Zoey; dear great-grandchildren Lilly, Hayden, Delaney, Emilia, Kyley, Kinsley, Sawyer, Mason and Calvin; siblings Louella Penrod (the late Richard) and Grace Christina (Robert).

He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings Richard (Joy), Steve, Margaret (Robert) and Joan (James).

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to Patient Services Inc. at

Friends may call Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm and from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Busch Funeral Home 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake, OH 44012. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, August 2, 2019 at 10:00am at St. Joseph Church 32946 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, OH with Father Ron Wearsch to officiate. Please meet at the church. 440-933-3202

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