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Thomas K. Johns

Published: January 9, 2013 4:00 AM

Thomas K. Johns 59 of Ravenna died Tuesday, January 8, 2012 at Robinson Memorial Hospital. He was born January 3, 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio to Thomas and Dolores Jean (Wilson) Johns.

Thomas was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, resided at Lincoln Group Home, attended Happy Day School, Portage Industries and the Peace Program by Independence Inc.

Thomas K. Johns

Survivors include his mother, Jean Johns of Ravenna, brother, David (Theresa) Johns of Westerville and nephews, Kevin and Eric. He was preceded in death by his father Thomas and brothers Kurt and Robert.

Calling hours will be from 6 - 8 PM Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Home Ravenna Chapel. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 AM Friday, January 11, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Church with Father John Madden officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery in Ravenna. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials to the family to distribute to Thomas' favorite charities. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.sscfuneralhomes.com.

(Shorts-Spicer-Crislip 330-296-6858, RC 1-9-13)SClB

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jones1 Mar 8, 2013 3:00 PM

Oh, Mrs. Johns I am SO sorry for your loss! I miss seeing you (since the restaurant across the way closed) and was heartbroken to hear this news so late. You are in my thoughts!


anonymous Jan 9, 2013 2:20 PM


I remember when I used to help "pattern" Tommy when I was just a teenager. I will never forget him and he looks the same to me .

Being in Chicago now, my Dad let me know of the news. Just wanted to let you know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Kathy Brode McHugh

anonymous Jan 9, 2013 11:58 AM

My dear Jean, Please accept my condolences in the loss of your son Thomas. Although I did not know him, I did know you and what a devoted advocate you were for him and for Portage County DD program. May you find comfort in your church and with Father MAdden, and our dear Lord above.

I will not be able to attend as I am having surgery really early Thursday am., but my thought and prayers go with you. Connie Kelley, former Happy Day School Secretary/Receptionist.