John Paul Barstow

GARRETTSVILLE – John “Jack” Paul Barstow, age 74, of Garrettsville, passed away peacefully at his home on Jan. 1, 2022.

He born May 17, 1947, in Chester Township, to Thomas and Helen (nee Sampson) Barstow.

John was an avid drag car racer and loved to garden in his spare time. He served in the Air Force in the early 1960s.

He will be missed dearly by friends, family and his companion Pooter the cat.

Jack is survived by his sister Julia Ann (Gilbert) Gribble; sister-in-law, Judith Barstow; brother-in-law, George Sherbondy; niece and caregiver Barbara Hrobak; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded by his parents, Thomas and Helen; brothers, Frederick, Thomas and Richard; sisters Catherine Schulz and Betty Jo Sherbondy, and infant Barbara Jean.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Family asks in lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hospice of Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110. (

Arrangements made by Burr Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chardon. Information and condolences online at

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