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John "Jack" W Price Jr.

December 19, 1942 ~ May 31, 2018 (age 75)

John W. “Jack” Price Jr., age 75 of Massillon, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Akron City Hospital.

Born December 19, 1942 in Akron, Jack was the son of the late John and Phyllis (Lamb) Price. Jack was an engineer and retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber after 35 years of service. He was a member of Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. He enjoyed trips in his motor home, boating, and Corvettes.

Jack is survived by wife of 54 years, Marianne (Pappano) Price of Jackson Twp., daughter and fiance', Leanne Price and Chris Weihl, brother, Kevin D. Price and his wife, Cathy, and grandsons Jackson and Ranger Adair.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, John Price, III, his granddaughter, Sophia Adair, and in-laws, Fred and Maxine Pappano.

Memorial Mass will be held at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, 1800 Steese Rd, Uniontown, OH 44685, on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 1 PM with Rev. David Durkee celebrant. Calling hours will be held two hours prior to the service at the church from 11 AM to 1 PM. His final resting place will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Spina Bifida Association, 1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 800, Arlington, VA 22209 or to St. Jude’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

Condolences to the family may be made at

Heitger Funeral Home and Crematory 330-833-3248

Donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Spina Bifida Association
1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 800, Arlington VA 22209

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