Born June 30, 1947, in Canton, he was the son of the late, John, Jr. and Helen (Pumneo) Suma. John was a 1965 graduate of Timken Vocational High School, and following graduation went on to serve in the United States Marine Corps. He was retired from East Ohio Gas Company, and was an avid golfer.
John is survived by his wife of 40 years, Zetta Jane Suma; and children, Jonathan Thomas Suma and Jessica Dene (Jake Scott) Suma.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, JoAnn Suma.
There are no calling hours or services planned. Memorial contributions may be made in John’s memory to the Community Hospice House, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.
Arrangements entrusted to the Mark R.Vrabel Funeral Home of North Canton, OH. (330-452-4041).