John Louis Generous

June 2, 1943 - December 29, 2017
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John L. Generous, 74, of Dover, passed away December 29, 2017 in New Dawn Retirement Community.
Born in Hartford, Connecticut on June 2, 1943, he was the son of Sophie Generous and the late Joseph Generous.
After graduating from high school, John joined the United States Air Force where he honorably served his countr…

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John L. Generous, 74, of Dover, passed away December 29, 2017 in New Dawn Retirement Community.
Born in Hartford, Connecticut on June 2, 1943, he was the son of Sophie Generous and the late Joseph Generous.
After graduating from high school, John joined the United States Air Force where he honorably served his country. He ultimately retired from Lauren Manufacturing as a machine operator.
John married his wife, the former Cora B. Davis, on October 24, 1987. Together they enjoyed fishing and John also loved to hunt.
In addition to Cora of Dover, John is survived by his children, Donna (Greg) Schaser of Canton, Charlene (Bill) McMinn of Savannah, Georgia, Debby Generous of Borgoltz, Ohio, and Chuck and Doug Andrews, both of Cleveland; his brother, Paul Generous of Atwoodville, Connecticut.
John was preceded by his father, Joseph, and his grandson, Jody Burnworth in 2015.
Visitation will be held in the Geib Funeral Center at Dover on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. A service celebrating John’s life will be held in the funeral home on Friday beginning at 11 am. Entombment will follow in Dover Burial Park.
Memorial contributions in John’s memory may be directed to Folds of Honor Foundation, 8551 N. 125th E. Ave., Suite 100, Owasso, OK 74055.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, January 4, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm

End Time: 7:00 pm

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Service Information

Date: Friday, January 5, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, January 5, 2018

Time: 11:30 am

Dover Burial Park

Address:

N Wooster Avenue, DOVER, OH, 44622

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Born: June 2, 1943
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Mildred Chaney Gebelin Edder posted on 1/3/18

With deepest sympathies for all of you, worked with John at Lauren. I remember him to be a kind, hard working man. So very sorry for your loss

 

Debby posted on 1/3/18

R.I.P. Love You, Dad................

 

b posted on 1/3/18

May the God of tender mercies provide the needed comfort for xxxx's friends and family during this difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4

 

Rhonda posted on 1/2/18

What a great man.what an honor to have known and cared for you sir???

 

Pixie Furbee posted on 1/2/18

John will be missed. He was a wonderful person and donated time to his community. I was lucky to be neighbors with John and Cora in Kilgore. He was also a member of the volunteer Fire Department in our community. Thank you for your service.

 

Brenda Watson posted on 1/1/18

I am so sorry for your loss. I was honored to have helped take care of John as a care giver . He became a wonderful friend . He will be missed . Deepest sympathy

 

Jeff & Sally Paisley posted on 1/1/18

So very sorry for your loss. I worked with John for many years at Lauren. John was always a very kind man. You have my deepest sympathy !

 

Jo Ann Guy posted on 1/1/18

Work with John at Lauren for many years! So to hear of His passing! Prayers and Best Wishes to His Wife and Family. Jo Ann Guy

 

Bobbie & Brian Trolio (USW Local 2737-13 President) posted on 1/1/18

The Generous family, On behalf of all the Union members from Local 2737-13 we are sorry for your families loss. I am one of many who worked with John over the years and I always enjoyed working with him. He was an extremely nice man. As Veteran myself I am extremely thankful for his service to our country. Again please except our deepest condolences on your loss.

 

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