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John R Zagger

March 9, 1938 — August 16, 2017

John R. Zagger, 79, of McDonald passed away Wednesday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Warren, Ohio. John was born March 9, 1938 in Sharon, Pennsylvania, the son of John and Matilda (Gerzetich) Zagger.

Prior to retiring in 2001, John was an Electrician for General Motors. He was a member of the Salisbury Sportsman Club and the Slovene National Benefit Society. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, hunting, and a good glass of wine.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Dominga "Daisy" (Corpuz) Zagger, whom he married June 12, 1986, his children; Michael (Mary) Zagger of Austin, Texas, Mark (Gina) Zagger of Cazenovia, New York, and Monette Canon (Kevin Taylor) of Charlotte, North Carolina, his sister; Louise Burnett of Cortland, his brother; Glenn Zagger of Cleveland, his grandchildren; Megan (Bill) Mrazek, Emily (Trevor) Murray, and Andrew Canon, and his beloved dogs Jojo and Zoey.

Besides his parents he is preceded in death by his sister Norma Webb.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 21st, at 5 PM at Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard. The family will receive relatives and friends from 3:00 PM until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be sent in the name of John R. Zagger to the Slovene National Benefit Society in support of their cabin renovation project. Please note John R. Zagger with your donation and mail to Slovene National Benefit Society, 247 W. Allegheny Rd., Imperial, PA 15126-9774. Visit www.blackstonefuneralhome.com to view this obituary and to send any condolences to the Zagger family.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Slovene National Benefit Society
247 W. Allegheny Rd., Imperial PA 15126



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