Zabor Funeral Home Inc.
5680 Pearl Road Parma, OH 44129,
between Snow & Ridge Road
RISKO, John G.

RISKO, John G.

John G. RISKO, age 87, passed away on Saturday, April 2. Beloved husband of 63 years to Catherine A. (nee Measor). Dearest father of Don (Carol), and John A. “Butch” (Pam). Loving grandfather of Anthony, Nicole Steele (Chris), Daniel (Mandi), and Catherine Campbell (Aaron). Dear great grandfather of Nathan, Alex, Lauren, and Caliana. Dear brother of Mary Locker (Norman, deceased), Frank (Joann), Christine Longley (Bruce, deceased), and Martin (Gayle). Dear uncle and friend to many.

John was a US Army Veteran and one of Cleveland’s orginal ice carvers. John’s family would like to thank The Cleveland Clinic, Medina Hospital & Hospice of the Western Reserve for their care and compassion. 

John will be interred at The Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, on Friday, May 13, at 10:15 am. Please join the family at the Cemetery by 10:00 am. Cremation by The Zabor Funeral Home, Parma.


Messages of Condolence

  1. Dear Mrs Risko My name alone may not register with you, but you and your husband use to attend the 6A Mass on Holidays. I was also a trusty and sat on the left side. I always like your husband and never got his name right. he was aa shy and quite person. I had not seen him for several years because I gave up driving and my kid’s took me and the wife so we went when they took us. I am sorry to hear of your loss.. May God bless you and may he keep your husband in his side Peace be with you. John Wilkins

  2. We will miss John very much. And his hearty “Stashu” when he and Wayne talked (every day lol). Our prayers are with you in your loss. We love you all very much!
    Linda and Wayne

  3. Dear Cathy, I was looking for you and instead found John had past. I can only say my heart goes out to you. I remember when you first met John and you two falling in love. I was young and was so happy you two got married.

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