Joseph Masar

Joseph Rainer Masar

Monday, December 30th, 1940 - Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Mass of Christian Burial for Joseph Rainer Masar, 79, of Mentor, will be at 9:30 AM on Monday, July 20, 2020 at Saint John Vianney Catholic Church, 7575 Bellflower Road, Mentor. Please meet at the Church.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 PM on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, 4154 Clark Avenue, Willoughby. Social distancing guidelines will be followed and masks will be required at both the funeral home and Church.

Mr. Masar passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at West Medical Center in Willoughby.

Born December 30, 1940 in Cleveland, he has lived in Mentor for the past 52 years.

He was a founding member of Saint John Vianney Catholic Church, where he served as an Eucharistic minister for many years. He enjoyed traveling to Canada and camping, canoeing and fishing with his family.

Mr. Masar was employed as a tool and die maker before his retirement in 2014.

Survivors are his beloved wife of 59 years, Dorothy (Joyce) Masar; loving father of Elizabeth and Scott Woolhouse of Virginia; Joseph and Vickie Masar of Painesville Twp.; Jeffry and Nichole Masar of Texas; Dotty and Drew Adametz of Ravenna and Eric and Patsy Masar of South Carolina; special granddad of Andrew Adametz, IV; Katie Masar; Joseph Rainer Adametz; Christopher Masar and Emily Jane Masar.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Elizabeth “Betty” (Vicarcik) Masar and his brother, Edward John Masar.

Final resting place will be in Mentor Cemetery following the Mass on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages contributions to the Saint John Vianney Catholic Church Food Bank, 7575 Bellflower Road, Mentor, OH 44060.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, July 19th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday, July 19th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, Inc.
    4154 Clark Avenue
    Willoughby, OH 44094
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  • Service

    Monday, July 20th, 2020 | 9:30am
    Monday, July 20th, 2020 9:30am
    St. John Vianney Catholic Church
    7575 Bellflower Road
    Mentor, OH 44060
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    Rev. Thomas W. Johns
  • Interment

    Mentor Cemetery
    6881 Hopkins Road
    Mentor, Ohio 44060
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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Patty Paradiso

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Dorothy and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I hope and pray that God will comfort you all during this difficult time. May Joe RIP now in his heavenly home.

Patty and Lou Paradiso


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May God speed you to heaven and hold your family close to Him in faith and love.
Love & Prayers, MaryAnn and Eric Bencin

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