John Demuth

December 25, 1951 - February 10, 2002
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John W. Demuth, age 50, of New Philadelphia, died Sunday, February 10, 2002 at Union Hospital in Dover.Born December 25, 1951 in Dover, Ohio, he was the son of John R. “Dick” Demuth of New Philadelphia and the late Mildred (Sever) Demuth who died in 1994. John was a 1970 graduate of New Philadelphia High School, and h…

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John W. Demuth, age 50, of New Philadelphia, died Sunday, February 10, 2002 at Union Hospital in Dover.Born December 25, 1951 in Dover, Ohio, he was the son of John R. “Dick” Demuth of New Philadelphia and the late Mildred (Sever) Demuth who died in 1994. John was a 1970 graduate of New Philadelphia High School, and he also had attended Ohio State University and Kent State University. He was the owner and operator of Landscaping and Reclamation Inc. and Goshen Construction. John was a member of Sacred Heart Church of New Philadelphia; member and past president of the Tuscarawas County Agricultural Society (Fair Board); and served on numerous Co-op Extension Boards.Survivors include his wife, Mary F. Montan Demuth, whom he married on July 29, 1978; a daughter and two sons, Diana L., David R. and Adam R. Demuth, all of the residence; four sisters, Marcia Demuth and Dana (Richard) Hostetler, both of New Philadelphia, and Nancy (Scott) McDaniels of Marion, and Carol (Robert) Paulenske of Westlake; two brothers, James (Molly) Demuth and Robert (Susan) Demuth, both of New Philadelphia; many nieces and nephews.In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a son, Steven W. Demuth. A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2002, at 10:30 AM at Sacred Heart Church, New Philadelphia. Msgr. George J. Schlegel will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, New Philadelphia. Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 13, any time after 2 PM with the family present 5-8 PM at Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home, New Philadelphia. A Christian Wake Service will be held Wednesday at 8 PM.

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Born: December 25, 1951
Died: February 10, 2002

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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.

 

carl posted on 2/11/02

you have our condolences from the carl weber family

 

Don Wallick posted on 2/12/02

Our deepest and heartfelt sympathies are extended to John's family. His dedication and hard work on the fair board will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Don and Sheryl Wallick

 

DAVE,TRICIA AND JENNIFER FITCH posted on 2/13/02

PLEASE ACCEPT OUR CONDOLENCES. GOD BLESS.

 

Charles and Mary Egli posted on 2/13/02

Dear Dick: We are so sorry to hear about John's death. Our warmest thoughts are with you and your family.

 

Jim Roman posted on 2/19/02

Jim, Bobby & Dick, Sorry to hear about your loss. My best to all your family. Jim

 

John and Linda Canestraro posted on 2/13/02

Please accept our condolences. We knew John from the Tuscarawas County Fair where we setup our pasta trailor every year. He was very fair and helpful to us and we will miss him.

 

John Demuth posted on 2/12/02

Our deepest sympathies are extended to John's family at this time of bearevement. His hard work and dedication on the Fair Board will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Don and Sheryl Wallick

 

Charlyn & Kim Menapace posted on 2/13/02

Dear Mary and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Words can't express our sadness at your loss. John will always be remembered as a great person. We enjoyed visiting with him and remember all his help at the class reunion meetings. He will be remembered as a great community leader, father, son, husband and friend to all. We feel so helpless in expressing our feelings, but please know that we are thinking of you. May God's peace be with you and your family and his hand be ever present to help you. Our deepest sympathy, Kim and Charlyn Menapace

 

John W. Demuth posted on 2/13/02

My deepest sympathies go out to John`s family and friends. His good-natured personality always made working with him a pleasurable experience. John will be greatly missed in the constrution community. Stan Ujcich Beaver Excavating

 

John Martini posted on 2/14/02

Hey David and Adam. I am realy sorry about what happened. If you ever need anything i am hear for you. Thanx for everything that you have done for me. John

 

Adele Canestraro-Velazquez (RUSSELL JEWELERS) posted on 2/13/02

I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. IT WOULD BE MUCH EASIER IF THINGS IN OUR LIVES WOULD STAY THE SAME, AND IF THOSE WE LOVED COULD ALWAYS BE WITH US AND WE NEVER HAD TO SAY GOOD-BYE. I GUESS LIFE JUST WAS NOT MEANT TO BE THAT WAY. THERE ARE SOME THINGS THAT ALL THE LOVE IN THE WORLD CAN'T CHANGE. I AM SO GLAD WE GOT TO SEE EACH OTHER IN JANUARY! JOHN WAS A GREAT GUY AND WILL BE SADLY MISSED. YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

 

Bonnie Sprinkle posted on 2/13/02

As a fellow gradute of John, the family has my deepest smypathy. Bonnie (Lax) Sprinkle

 

Robert and Wanda Machan posted on 2/14/02

To the family of John W. Demuth, We send our heartfelt sympathies to you and your family. We have known the Demuth family for a long time. John will certainly be missed. Our prayers are with you Sincerely, Bob and Wanda (Sproul) Machan

 

David & Jean Seikel Family posted on 2/14/02

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

 

Roger Morris & Family posted on 2/13/02

Dearest Mary, Diana,David,& Adam, May our thoughts and prayers be of comfort at this time of sorrow. I always held the highest respect for John in the business world and as a friend. If there is ever anything that we can do, please don't hestitate to call.

 

Kristin Faniola posted on 2/18/02

Diana, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. I will say a prayer for your whole family. I know it will be hard but just think that you have gained a very special angel to watch over you!

 

JOHN R. HETER posted on 2/14/02

WE WERE SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT JOHN. HE WILL BE MISSED.WE WILL KEEP YOU IN OUR PRAYERS. JOHN,MARY,BRIAN,JODI& GABBY HETER

 

Bob & Patti Olejniczak and Girls posted on 2/13/02

We will always remember the friendship and value the memories of living in New Philadelphia and being welcomed into the community by John and his family. John was a good friend and made an impact on my family by being a role model of a father and a community leader. Our family will always treasure having known John for his gentle and warm personality.

 

Karen & Michael Fierbaugh posted on 2/12/02

John W Demuth To Dana Hostetler, We were saddened to hear about your brother and wanted to let you know that we will be keeping you uplifted in prayer through this difficult time. If there is anything that Michael & I can do to help you please let us know. ANYHTHING! Promise... You are in our prayers. God Bless, Karen & Michael Fierbaugh

 

Judy and Gary Aubihl posted on 2/13/02

We wish to express our sympathy to all members of the Demuth family. We both knew John when he was in 4-H, a very long time ago, and more recently as a fair board member in relation to the tractor pulls (when Gary pulled the Playboy). We will remember him fondly. Sincerely, Judy and Gary Aubihl

 

Diane, Rory, Christian and Chelsea Lautenschleger posted on 2/12/02

Dearest Mary, Diana, David and Adam, Our hearts and prayers are with you now and forever. Rory enjoyed working with your husband and father so very much setting up the Fair Board advertising this past year. He kept telling me, "John is such a nice person". He also enjoyed the opportunity to vist with you during the Dover-Phila football game. If Christian can be of any help to Adam, please do not hesitate to call upon him. We give your family our sympathy and support. May God Bless you and comfort you forever.

 

Vickie(Angus)Hixson, Bob Hixson posted on 2/14/02

we want you to know that we sympathize with you at this time. you are all in our prayers. we know that god knows your pain, and that he is close to the broken hearted. Bob Hixson & Vickie(Angus)Hixson

 

Glenn Mutti family posted on 2/14/02

We would like to express sincere sympathy to you at this time.

 

Joseph and Gail Endres posted on 2/12/02

John was a wonderful and giving man, a great father and a leader in our community. his work at the Fair Board made our County Fair one of the best. He will be sadly missed by all of us that knew him.

 

Andrea Murray posted on 2/13/02

Uncle John, you will be forever loved and missed. I have MANY great memories with you and you left much to soon but it makes me happy to know you are with Steven and Grandma. Aunt Mary, Diana, David and Adam, I can not tell you how sorry I am ... PLEASE call or email if there is anything I can do. You are all welcome here anytime! Take care and I will talk to you soon. I miss you all... Andrea

 

Bob & Connie Ciekanski posted on 2/13/02

Dear Mary, David, Diana,& Adam, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Due to the late hour we had to return home before we could say it in person. Obviously tonight has shown that our community also lost a great man. Sincerely, Bob & Connie Ciekanski & family

 

Samuel J.Fischio posted on 2/12/02

My memory of John is how tall he stood among us all in high school.He stands that way in my memory today.John never failed to say hello,no matter how many times a day we passed.He's a friend of alot of us from school,I'm glad I was one.

 

DOUG JONES posted on 2/13/02

YOU HAVE MY DEEPEST SYMPATHIES.I WORKED WITH JOHN ON SEVERAL OCCATIONS. I WORK AT BERNER TRUCKING AS A DISPATCHER.HE WILL BE MISSED BY US ALL. AGAIN YOU HAVE MY SYMPATHY.

 

Brian, Pam, Brian II & Nichole Marsh posted on 2/13/02

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

 

Don Murray and Daughters posted on 2/12/02

We are all terribly sorry for your loss Mary. John will always be a fantastic person and that is how I, Andrea, Dana and Jessica will remember him.

 

Glenn & Bev Pringle posted on 2/14/02

Dear Family, We are very sorry for this death of John. Our thoughts are with you.

 

Jeff House & family posted on 2/13/02

Our deepest sympathy to Johns family and friends.I (JEFF) will remember all the days at Landscaping.

 

Tracy A. Goettge posted on 2/12/02

My deepest sympathies to you and your family. John and I attended high school together. He was highly thought of, great personality, school spirit and just an all round great guy. I last saw him at a school reunion. He will be missed.

 

Tim & Marie Martini & Family posted on 2/14/02

Mary & children, We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We are thinking of you all. With deepest sympathy, Marie, Tim, Nikki, Krista & John

 

wendy miller and diane beem posted on 2/13/02

DEAR MARY AND FAMILY MEMBERS, WE WERE SADDEN BY THE NEWS OF JOHNS UNEXPECTED PASSING HE WILL BE MISSED TREMENDOUSLY BY THE PEOPLE WHO LOVED AND KNEW HIM BUT GOD HAS A BIGGER PLAN THAN WE CAN ONLY IMAGINE SINCERELY WJ MILLER AND DIANE BEEM TUSC CO FAIR GATE WORKERS

 

Sue Corpman posted on 2/12/02

My husband and I ran and worked the demolation derby and the rough trucks events during the summer and fair. We are very sorry to hear this terrible news, and all of you are in our thoughts. John will be sadly missed! Ed and Sue Cropman

 

Ben Erb posted on 2/15/02

To the Family of John Demuth, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. The community has lost a great man. Sincerely, The Ben Erb Family and Employees of Myers Mining

 

Jennifer Coutts Taylor posted on 2/13/02

The Demuth and Coutts families were wonderful friends for life. I graduated with John. He was always a nice person to know, and I was glad for all the things he did with his family, at the fair and with his work. Our family extends deepest condolences to Johns family.

 

Cousin Dave Clark posted on 2/11/02

I'm so glad I got to spend an evening with John last October. It was an enjoyable visit, and the most I have talked with him in 20 years. I'm so sorry for Mary, Diana, David, and Adam, as well as the rest of his family. I miss him already and my prayers are with the family. God Bless.

 

larry & thiery maurer posted on 2/13/02

MY OWN DISABILITY MAKES IT VERY DIFFICULT TO ATTEND PERSONALLY. THIERY AND I EXTEND OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO MARY AND THE CHILDREN AS WELL AS ALL THE RELATIVES BUT ESPECIALLY MOLLY&JIM &DICK. LARRY &THIERY MAURER

 

Frederick Bonecutter posted on 2/11/02

Mary, I cannot tell you how deeply sorry I am to hear of John's passing and just wanted to let you know that you and the children are in my prayers. He was a good man and will be greatly missed by all of us that had the opportunity to have had him as and called him a friend.

 

Howard, Janice & Janelle Cronebaugh posted on 2/13/02

Mary, Diane, David, and Adam and family, We are very sorry about the loss of your beloved husband, father, and friend. May God comfort you through the love of your family and friends. Your family are in our prayers. In Christian love,

 

Daniel Jahoda posted on 2/28/02

I am really sorry to write you this way. I know what you have lost. I still keep John in my mind as I saw him the second day in USA.

 

Martha R. Lang posted on 2/13/02

Dear Mr. Demuth and family, I was very sad to learn of John's passing. I want you to know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers. In a way,the Demuth kids (of my generation) were like having extended family next door and I feel as though I too have lost a member of my family. Sincerely, Martha Andres Lang

 

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