GIRARD, Ohio – John H. Ingalls, 83, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Liberty Health Care Center.
He was born Oct. 26, 1929, in Warren, Ohio the late son of John H. and Lydia Schneider Ingalls Sr.
He graduated from Youngstown State University with a bachelors degree in education and psychology.
John retired from Republic Steel in Warren, Ohio as a turn foreman and superintendent clerk in 1982.
He was a member of the William Farr Masonic Lodge No. 672 for over 50 years.
John loved his music and played the tuba in the Girard, Canfield and Cortland Community Bands and for the past eight years played the “Tuba Christmas” at Eastwood Mall.
He is survived by his wife, the former Lenore Hoff, whom he married April 18, 1959; sisters Dorothy Sarge of Pittsburgh and Mary Skidmore of Virginia; brother David Ingalls of Maryland; two sisters-in-law, Margaret Hoff of Niles, Ohio and Loretta Bequeath of McDonald, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Blackstone Funeral Home, where the family will receive relatives and friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
Interment will be held at Crown Hill Cemetery.
The family request that any material contributions be made to Cortland, Ohio Community Band http://www.cortlandcommunityband.org/
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