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John Gelatka

Birth Date: February 6, 1945
Death Date: March 13, 2019

John F. Gelatka, age 74, of Olmsted Twp., passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

He was born February 6, 1945 in Cleveland, son of the late John and Zita Gelatka. John was very active in the Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. He was an avid hiker and loved doing anything outdoors. He played the guitar and had his own band. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Devoted husband of Ruth; cherished father of John (Beth) Gelatka; beloved grandfather of Kailie, Jason, and Shane Gelatka; loving brother of Zita and the late Timothy.

Visitation will take place Friday, March 15, 2019 from 5-8 PM  in the Sunset Chapel, 6245 Columbia Rd., North Olmsted, OH 44070. Private interment will take place in Sunset Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions in John’s name are suggested to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 29171 Center Ridge Rd, Cleveland, OH 44145.

March 15, 2019
5:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Sunset Chapel
6245 Columbia Rd. North Olmsted, OH 44070
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  1. I’m so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort from your memories, as well as the comfort found in God’s word the bible. Romans 5:12 says, “That is why, just as through one man (Adam) sin entered into the world and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men because they had all sinned.” How loving of God to promise what is found at Revelation 21:4 which says, “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”

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