John James Apotsos

May 19, 1971 — November 14, 2021

John James Apotsos

John J. Apotsos, age 50 years, passed away after a courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer on Sunday, November 14, 2021. He was born on May 19, 1971 in Cleveland, OH.

John was the son of James (deceased) and Mimi (nee Xenaki) Apotsos; loving husband of 23 years to Karen (nee Lisy); brother to Tony (Kathryn) and Kathy Apotsos; son-in-law to Don and Carole Lisy; brother-in-law to Dale (Julie), Laurel, and Brent (Fiance, Kim); uncle to Kaitlin (Tyler) Berkeley and Erik Endres; best friend to Christian Rowe (Sandy) and many others who's lives he's touched; and beloved cat dad.

John was the proud owner and operator of Cycle Analysis Motorcycle Service & Repair LLC for almost 20 years. He enjoyed drumming for the worship team at church in his free time, as well as riding his motorcycle, eating ice cream, and just having fun. John was very family oriented, always willing to lend a helping hand. He dearly loved his family, friends, and the Lord.

A private service for family and close friends will be held prior to calling hours at 3pm at the Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 4-8pm on Monday, November 22, 2021, at Busch Funeral Home, 7501 Ridge Rd, Parma. A graveside service will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at Sunset Memorial Park. Family to meet at Cemetery at 11:45am where John will be laid to rest. All guests are required to wear masks while in attendance. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network in John's name (, or Bethel Christian Church, 12901 W Pleasant Valley Rd. Parma, OH 44130. 440.842.7800

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Monday, November 22, 2021

4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Parma

7501 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Starts at 12:00pm (Eastern time)

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