John M. Kachur

January 17, 1945 ~ February 5, 2021 (age 76)



John M. Kachur, of Wintersville, OH, went home to be with the Lord on February 5, 2021 in his home with family support and love after a lengthy illness. He was 76. He was a graduate of West Liberty State University, where he received his BS degree. John was an active member of New Life Church where he was in the choir and served as an usher. He served in the United States Air –Force and was stationed in Newfoundland, Canada where he met his wife of 50 years, Julia Madge Richards Kachur there.

He was a hard worker. He was employed as a lab technician at the Weirton Medical Center for 30 + years and worked part time at Trinity and Lifeline. He enjoyed football and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers.

He is preceded in death by his father Michael Kachur; mother Mary Kusma Kachur; sister MaryAnn Grilli and brother in law Gabby Grilli.

John is survived by his wife Julia Madge Kachur; brother Robert (Jean)Kachur;  daughters Shelley (fiancé Frank) Woods Kachur  and Lori (Harish) Kukreja; son Christopher Kachur;  grandchildren Arissa Kukreja and Arian Kukreja; nieces Linda Grilli, Loretta Rice, Karen Ferrance, Cristi Kachur;  nephew Michael Kachur; great nephew Gilbert Rice; and his fur baby Abbie.

The family wishes to thank Sunrise Health Care and Southern Care Hospice Services for their thoughtful care and service.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, Ohio on Tuesday 6-8 p.m.  Masks are required and visitors are requested not to linger after paying their respects.

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