John “Jack” Stringer, 81, of Germano, Ohio, passed away September 29 at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, Ohio. He was the son of late Montford and Mary (Hanna) Stringer, born in Hopedale, Oh, on January 3, 1931.

He was preceded in death by his two sons, Monte and Richard, and a sister, Donna Wolfe.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday at Koch Funeral Home, Scio, where a Masonic service will be held at 9 p.m., and one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday from noon to 1 p.m.

Services will be held at the Church of the Cross, 7712 ST. RT. 43, Bergholz (East Springfield) Ohio, on Thursday at 1 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Cross, P.O. Box 6, East Springfield, OH 43925.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition.