Jon B. Survance

Jon B. Survance, age 71, of Medina, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 19, 2019. He was born on September 7, 1947, in Akron, to the late Cecil and Marjorie (Carrick) Survance.

Jon grew up and graduated from Medina High School in 1965. He worked as a plant manager and machinist, finishing his career at Joy Manufacturing in Franklin, PA.

He enjoyed spending his time playing cards, riding ATVs, and going on walks with his wife, Shirley. However, spending time with his family and being “Sweet Papa” was his favorite.

Jon is survived by his wife, Shirley (Anderson) Survance; children, Michael (Carolyn) Survance, Lawrence (Myriah) Survance, and Renee (Nicholaus Wilson) Survance; granddaughters, Nicholle, Hannah, and Mackenzie Survance; brother, Kurt (GiGi) Survance; sister, Cecelia “Cece” Smith; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family of Jon will receive friends on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at the Waite and Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court Street, Medina, 44256, from 5-8:00 P.M. A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019, at 11:00 A.M., at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery.

In memory of Jon, contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Ohio, INC., 2831 Prospect Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44115.

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