John Leo Huffman 92, of Marietta, passed away on Friday (March 8, 2013) at the Marietta Care and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born on Saturday, May 15, 1920, in Harriettsville, Ohio, to the late Leo John and Christina (Singer) Huffman. He worked for the Airolite Company as a production employee for 33 years. He was a lifetime member of the Elk Township Grange and he was also elected to the Elk Local school board. John and his wife, Nina, lived in Harriettsville for 70 years and were both member's of the St. Henry's Catholic Church. During his time in Harriettsville, John served as a eucharistic minister, a lector, and was also voted the Parishioner of the Year by the parrish.
He is survived by his wife, Nina (Hendershot) Huffman; two sons, Steve (Jo) and John (Bev) Huffman both of Marietta; four grandchildren, Taylor Huffman (Charlotte), Allison Mincks (Shawn), Tara Healey (John), Tanner Huffman (Anna); seven great-grandchildren, Callie, Lane and Will Huffman, Cameron and Grace Mincks, Fiona Healey, Audrey Huffman; and several nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters, as well as two grandchildren.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday (March 12) at St. Mary Catholic Church with Msgr. John Michael Campbell officiating. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today (March 11) at Hadley Funeral Home, 500 Fifth St., Marietta. A wake service will be at 3 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will take place in East Lawn Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Mary's Restoration Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.hadleyfh.com.