John Joseph Smetanka

Died: January 5, 2021
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JOHN JOSEPH SMETANKA Age 72 of Brook Park, passed away peacefully January 05, 2021 while surrounded by family. Beloved husband of Patricia (Nee Bomer). Devoted father of Sharon (Jesse) Miller, Debbie (Ryan) Appelhans, Shelly Fuller (Dale Churnega) and “Roonie”. Dear brother of Stevie (Bill) Kufner, Tillie Veres, Pauline (Melvin) Skabar, Mike, and Mary Jane (deceased). Cherished grandfather of Craig, Hannah, Hailey, Alex, Dylan, Logan and “Scooter”.


The family will receive friends in celebration of John’s life at Humenik Funeral Chapel 14200 Snow Rd Brook Park, 44142 on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 from 4-8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Mary Queen of the Apostles Church 6455 Engle Rd, Brook Park, 44142 Wednesday at 9:00AM. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH.

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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Humenik Funeral Chapel


14200 Snow Road
Brook Park, OH 44142

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Time: 9:00 am

Mary Queen of the Apostles Church


6455 Engle Road
Brook Park, OH 44142

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Died: January 5, 2021

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Humenik Funeral Chapel

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The staff of Humenik Funeral Chapel.


Sharon Miller posted on 2/1/21

Love you and miss you, dad.


traci demeter posted on 1/14/21

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traci demeter posted on 1/14/21

Our deepest sympathies for the passing of your dad. I'm sorry we couldn't make the services but if you need anything please let us know. Give your mom a hug from us and share those memories. I'm sure there are lots of great stories. Take Care, The Demeters


Fred Szabo posted on 1/13/21

Dear John..take care and God Bless you. Prayers to you and your family. Fred Szabo from brook Park also!


Chris and Kate Brundige posted on 1/10/21

With our deepest sympathy and condolences. May God give you peace in this difficult time.


Bill and Sandy Kufner posted on 1/8/21

So sorry to hear of your loss. May God give you strength through your time of mourning. Rest in peace Uncle John. Your legacy lives on through your wife and children.


Dick Dossa posted on 1/7/21

I am saddened to learn of John's death. I and the Smetanka family go way back to those happy years growing up together on Engle Road. May God grant you solace and comfort during this sad time of grief and mourning.


Chris wisniewski posted on 1/7/21

My deepest condolences for your family, as I pray the Lord will keep and be with you during this difficult time.


Sharon Miller posted on 1/7/21

We love you so much dad and miss you very much.


Kymm Wells posted on 1/7/21

My condolences on your loss. My thoughts have been with you all. Mr. Smetanka was one of a kind. Such a sweet person. May he rest in heaven and stay in the hearts of those he touched.