John J. Ferguson, Jr.

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John J. Ferguson, Jr., 85 of Lakewood, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020.

He was born in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania to the late John, Sr. and Mildred (nee-Kronenberger) Ferguson.

Mr. Ferguson was a U.S Navy Veteran, and served in the Korean War.

John was an active member of American Legion – Theodore Roosevelt Post 469 in Cleveland.  He served various positions, including Past Commander and was most recently First Vice.

He enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and candle making.

The Special Olympics were a big part of John’s life and he played a big role in working with the organization.

He is survived by his children, Wendy Ferguson,  Scott Ferguson and Missy Ferguson; grandchildren, Danielle Hawkins (Roberto), Lee Schmick, Sam Hawkins (Ashley), Colin Ferguson and Brandon Ferguson.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon (nee-Foley) Ferguson, a daughter, Rhonda Ferguson-Farrer, brothers, Barry and Jerry Ferguson.

John was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

A celebration of life service will be at 6:00 pm Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the Theodore Roosevelt American Legion Post 469, 4910 Memphis Ave. Cleveland, OH 44144.

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7 Tributes to John J. Ferguson, Jr.

  1. wendy ferguson says:

    I miss you so very much, but I know you are no longer in pain I hated watching you get sicker by the day, and not really have a life now you can do whatever you want when you want I love you Daddy

    • Janie & George Polowyk says:

      I will miss you Jack! It was always a pleasure talking with you and Missy at Brookpark Skateland! So sorry for the family’s loss! May God bless you all with comfort, peace, love and wonderful memories!

  2. Pam Heddleson says:

    Condolences for the Ferguson family Sorry For Your Loss Carl & Pam Heddleson Medina Ohio

  3. Terri Plaugher says:

    Wendy and family my heart aches for you all the love that I had for Jack my favorite dad I will miss you dearly.

  4. ELITE ROLLERS says:

    Your presence will be greatly missed

  5. John C. Murphy and Rose Webster says:

    Wendy, Missy and Family, Our Deepest Sympathy to all of you on the loss of your dad Jack. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. And in the words of Winnie the Pooh; “If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together…there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think, but the most important thing is, even if we’re apart… I’ll always be with you.” May you now take comfort in knowing an angel is watching over you.
    Your Dad was an asset to many including Theodore Roosevelt American Legion Post # 469, the 13th District American Legion and to Cuyahoga County Voiture Locale # 11 of the Forty et Eight. Please be assured we all share your lost. God Bless All of You.

  6. Penny, Ray and Carolyn says:

    I have waited to share my feelings on how much the Schuette family will miss Jack because there was sooo much I wanted to say. He was the best of friends and so much more! He will be missed by many but mostly by Wendy and Missy. I know he is looking down and he is so proud of you two. You have been towers of strength for Jack and each other. Jack, you are no longer hurting and for that we are grateful. You have left indelible memories in our hearts. We will miss you smiles and your teasing. We love you.
    Penny, Ray, Carolyn and “Mickey”. (Missy, you know who “Mickey” is, don’t you??)

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