NILES - John W. "Jack" Entler, 84, of Niles, died at 8:08 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.
He was born Oct. 12, 1929, in Niles, the son of Norbert and Marie Roller Entler.
He was a 1947 graduate of Niles McKinley High and was employed as a meat cutter at Macali's Market / Giant Eagle for 30 years, retiring in 1995.
John was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Niles, enjoyed golfing and was a United States Navy veteran of the Korean War.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Norma Macali Entler, whom he married July 4, 1956; a daughter, Christine (John) Kusznir of Palm Bay, Fla.; a brother, Daniel (Virginia) Entler of Lawton, Okla.; a sister, Elaine Rivera of Niles; and three grandchildren, Tiffany Farah, Ronald Farah and Jillian Kusznir.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Entler.
Friends may call from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles, where the Mount Carmel Bereavement Ministry will conduct prayers at 2:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Niles, with the Rev. John-Michael Lavelle officiating, preceded by a 9:30 a.m. prayer service at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Niles City Cemetery, where John will be honored for his military service by the Trumbull County American Legion Honor Guard.
Arrangements are being handled by the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.
Family and friends can view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send email condolences at www.josephrossifuneralhome.com.