John I Kristoff Jr.

September 19, 1956 ~ July 13, 2020 (age 63)


John I. Kristoff, Jr.


Age 63, of Canton, died Monday following a brief illness. Born in the Republic of Panama, he had grown up in Canton before moving to Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida then returned to Canton one year ago. He was a 1974 graduate of McKinley High School, worked at Timken Mercy Medical Center in Canton and the Sea Ranch Club in Lauderdale by the Sea where he recently retired as Chief Maintenance Engineer. He was preceded in death by his parents: John & Olga Kristoff Sr. and sister-in-law: Jeanne Kristoff. He is survived by his father: Ermon Dyer of Oklahoma City, OK; brother: Michael Kristoff of Carmel, IN; sisters: Karen Neil of East Sparta, Olga Leticia (Kevin) Lundholm of New Philadelphia, Patricia Kristoff of Oakland Park, FL, Mary (Mike) Ranalli of Canton, Kim Dyer of Blanchard, OK, Cherie Dyer of Blanchard, OK; many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and family who lovingly referred to him as "Butch".  A committal service with Msgr. Lewis F. Gaetano officiating will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 am outside of Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum with entombment to follow. The Wackerly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For those unable to attend services you may register on line at our: “On Line Registry Page” at


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July 21, 2020

10:00 AM
Calvary Cemetery
3469 Lincoln Way East
Masillon, OH 44646

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