John Gust Kutris, 91, of Poland, Ohio passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019. He was born February 29, 1928, in McKees Rocks PA, to the late Gust and Mary (Demel) Kutris. John married his sweetheart, Catherine Lawrence in April 1950, and together they shared 69 years of marriage and raised four children.
John served his country in the US Army during World War II. He attended Mt. Olivet Church and enjoyed gardening, tinkering around out in his garage, and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his loving wife Catherine; his children, Carol Kutris, John Kutris, Sharon Fisher, and Christine Smith: his grandchildren Amanda (David) Butcher, Jessica (Christopher) Bellino, Ashley Kutris (fiance Billy Tomalka) and Michele Costello; his great grandchildren Kamryn, Nixon, Silvio, Natalie and Hailey; and his sister Sophie.
Mr. Kutris was preceded in death by his parents; brother George Kutris; sisters Catherine Rapos and Helen Salinski; daughter in law Barb Kutris; and sons in law Michael Costello, Tim Smith and Bill Fisher
Funeral service will be at 11:00AM on Wednesday October 9th, 2019 at Mt. Olivet Church in North Lima. Friends may call from 10:00-11:00AM prior to the funeral service. Military honors will be rendered by Ellsworth VFW Post # 9571 in John’s honor.
The family has entrusted Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana, Ohio with the arrangements for their loved one.
Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.