Rest in Peace ...
John Reithoffer, age 92 of Auburn, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at UH Geauga Medical Center. He was born on March 12, 1924 in Cleveland, a son of the late Janos and Katalin (Haszler) Reithoffer who moved to USA from Hungary in 1914.
John served in the U.S. Navy. He owned a Barber Shop and owned his own Realty business. John was a member of the Realtors Association and the Masons. He also was a founding member of the Auburn Fire Dept.; long time member of the Geauga Democratic Party; VFW; American Legion; member of the creation of Geauga Hospital; and many Civic and cultural groups. In 1959, he escorted John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline to the Geauga Maple Festival.
His family and friends will miss him dearly. His survivors are his nieces and nephews, Nancy Frantz, Richard Knesper, David Knesper, John Dartique, Carol Perry, Susan Lengel, and Rebecca Rose; and many great nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and his eight siblings, Katherine, Otto, Esther, Rose, Arpad, Arthur, Betty, and Sue.
Per John's wishes, cremation will take place and there will be no services held. Russell-Sly Family Funeral Home in Middlefield assisted family with arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.russellslyfh.com - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/news-herald/obituary.aspx?n=john-reithoffer&pid=180008614&fhid=8002&eid=sp_shareobit#sthash.WmS76BNn.dpuf