John  Spiroff
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John Spiroff

December 6, 1933 - July 4, 2018
Born in Chicago, Illinois
Resided in Columbus, Ohio
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John Spiroff, 84, of Columbus, died Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Bickford of Worthington, after a battle with dementia.

John was born in Chicago, IL on December 6, 1933 to the late Tasse “Joe” and Mary (Eiloff) Spiroff. He married Frances J. (Griefenstine) Spiroff on December 5, 1960, and she survives him.

John was a Crestline High School graduate, Class of 1952. He served his country for four years in the U.S. Army. He worked at General Motors for 30 years, and retired as a Press Room Supervisor. John enjoyed coming home to Crestline to have his weekly “breakfast with the boys”. John enjoyed reading fiction, playing pool, watching it rain, and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers and The Tribe. John umpired Little League, Pony League, and high school baseball. He was an avid sports fan and never missed any of his children’s events. He loved spending time at Walton Lake, fishing, playing basketball, and especially swimming with his granddaughter, Nikki.

In addition to his wife of 57 years, he is survived by his son, Chris (Angel) Spiroff, Columbus, his daughter, Shelly Spiroff, Columbus, and his granddaughter, Gabrielle “Nikki” Spiroff.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Vasil Spiroff and nephew, George Spiroff.

Friends may call Monday, July 9, 2018 from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM at the Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 223 West Main St., Crestline. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Monday, July 9 at Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Crestline, with Deacon Bill Horning officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Crestline where full military honors will be given by the U.S. Army and the Galion-Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Altzheimer’s Association, in care of the funeral home.

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Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home
223 West Main Street
Crestline, OH US 44827
Monday, July 9, 2018
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home
223 West Main Street
Crestline, OH US 44827
Monday, July 9, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Greenlawn Cemetery
1119 State Route 181
Crestline, Ohio Crawford 44827
Monday, July 9, 2018
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM


Alzheimer's Association
2131 Park Ave. West
Ontario, OH US 44906
The purpose of the Alzheimer's Association is to provide support for the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association.