McDONALD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – John R. Buzzelli, 61, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown of sepsis from pneumonia.
He was born January 5, 1958, in Warren, Ohio, the son of Thomas P. and Betty Buzzelli.
John was a 1976 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School.
He retired from RMI in Niles, Ohio as a high lift driver after 42 years.
John was of the Catholic faith.
He enjoyed doing yard work, running his backhoe, restoring classic cars and loved his white German shepherds, including Pacino and Capone.
John is survived by his wife, Tammy Buzzelli of 17 years; a son, Chase Buzzelli, a student at Akron University; his mother, Betty Buzzelli of Warren; his siblings, Thomas P. (Carrie) Buzzelli, Jr. of Xenia, Ohio, Anna (Paul) Rezabek of Cortland, Ohio, Christopher A. (Dorian) Buzzelli of Los Angeles, California and Glen D. (Amy) Buzzelli of Volant, Pennsylvania and his nieces and nephews, Sarah, Shawna, Thomas III, Rachael, Savannah, Lawless and Dasher.
He is preceded in death by his father, Thomas P. Buzzelli, Sr.
Family and friends may pay their respects Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, OH 44483.
A service will be Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Christopher Henyk officiating.
Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in John’s name to the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County, 812 Youngstown-Kingsville Road SE, Vienna, OH 44473.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to sign the guestbook and send condolences to John’s family.