YOUNGSTOWN — John Guza, 75, of Youngstown, passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021, at Hospice House.
John was born March 10, 1946, in Jovsa, Slovakia, to the late George and Rozalia Knoblikova Guza.
John and his wife, Maria, came to the United States on Dec. 11, 1983. He became a United States citizen on Oct. 13, 1989.
John’s first job in America was with Poling & Bacon. He then went on to work for the Mahoning County Engineer’s office, for over 25 years. John enjoyed playing sports throughout his life; his favorite sport was soccer. He enjoyed watching all sports, especially soccer and hockey.
He is survived by his wife, the former Maria Zigmundova, whom he married July 25, 1981; his son, John (Patricia) Guza; three grandchildren, Stephanie, Carolina and John; and his first cousin, Milka Ferikova and family.
A Mass was held at the Franciscan Friars Shrine of Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted, Youngstown.
Professional arrangements were handled by Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel.