WARREN — John E. “Jack” Gysegem, 86, handed absent very peacefully on the early morning of Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at Shepherd of the Valley Liberty, where by he had resided this previous calendar year, in the course of a period of time of declining wellbeing.
Jack was born Jan. 31, 1936, in Charleroi, Pa., the youngest boy or girl of Albert Vincent and Eleanor Cecilia Gillon Gysegem.
Right after graduating from Charleroi Superior Faculty, he went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts diploma at Washington and Jefferson Higher education in Washington, Pa., exactly where he lettered all four decades in swimming and soccer, playing both center and middle linebacker for the Presidents. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Jack turned down a qualified football try out-out provide to satisfy his provider obligations with the United States Military in Fort Carson, Colo. He rose to the rank of captain before his honorable discharge from the Reserve in 1968. In the course of this fast paced time of training, coaching, staying a Reservist and elevating a family, Jack received his Master of Science diploma in business education and learning at Kent Point out College.
Jack married the adore of his daily life, Marylee Marchewka, in 1957. Jack moved to Warren in 1963 to be the assistant basketball coach to Dr. Richard Boyd at Warren G. Harding Higher School. He became the head mentor in 1965 and taught English until eventually 1969, when he left education to work for Packard Electric Corporation in Warren, wherever he remained right up until he retired in 1995. Jack continued his perform as a safety marketing consultant with both equally the City of Warren and Trumbull County.
Even though at Harding, Jack was privileged to mentor the “storied Panther workforce of 1967,” which made it to the final four in Columbus. Jack received numerous awards and recognitions during his superb coaching job. Jack was proud of all his athletes though at Harding, and he was provided a valiant send-off by Harding, which celebrated the ’67 team’s 50th anniversary in 2017. Every member of the workforce experienced survived and attended this function, coming from all corners of the nation.
Jack was inducted into the Warren Sports Hall of Fame in 1994. He joined several of his excellent close friends and contemporaries from Harding who have been also acknowledged for their excellent achievements to the lore of Warren sporting activities record. Jack was honored to be connected with the Warren Town Colleges and the lots of remarkable people today with whom he labored and taught.
Just after leaving Harding, Jack remained active in the sports activities globe by assisting with the basketball packages at Warren John F. Kennedy, less than Dennis Jasinski, and Howland Significant University, less than Ron McCleary, as very well as coaching the squad at Kent State University Trumbull Campus. He also turned an attained soccer official with the Ohio Athletic Affiliation, till a knee injuries prevented him from continuing.
Jack was a longtime member of the Warren YMCA, the place he and Marylee produced numerous pals and were capable to remain energetic for a long time. He served proudly for various several years as a member of the board of administrators for Shepherd of the Valley and volunteered for both equally Meals on Wheels and Hospice.
Jack was a 60-12 months member of Central Christian Church in Warren, where by he served for decades on many boards and committees. Jack was humbled by his recognition by his church acquiring the award of “Elder Emeritus” for his leadership contributions to the Board of Elders.
Jack is survived by his spouse, Marylee his sons, Thomas (Jody) of Warren, Tim (Cheryl) of Columbus and Toby (Lisa) of Howland and his daughter, Susan Mosko (Mark) of Moon, Pa.
Jack had a large beneficial affect on his grandchildren, Claire, Emilee McCollum (Ryan), Travis, Aimee (David Brian Whisler), Megan and John, who endure him.
Jack was preceded in loss of life by his dad and mom his brothers, Ernest (Wilma) and Albert (Marguerite) and his sister, Jane (Julian) Crosby.
Companies for Jack will be 2 p.m., with contacting several hours preceding the funeral from midday to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at Central Christian Church, Warren.
Jack’s family members recognizes and thanks the employees of Shepherd of the Valley for their professionalism and care throughout his ultimate ailment. In lieu of flowers, the family members requests that any items be created to the Warren Household Mission, https://warrenfamilymission.org or the donor’s beloved charity.
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