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Ebright Funeral Home
Friday November 12th, 2021
10:00am - 1:00pm

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Mass of Christian Burial

Ebright Funeral Home
Friday November 12th, 2021

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Giovanni "John" Busa

Giovanni “John” Busa, 59, of Frankfort, passed away at 8:33 p.m. on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe. He was born on Saturday, August 12, 1962, in Messina, Sicily, the son of the late Salvatore and Maria Alibrandi Busa. On September 1, 1984, he married the love of his life, the former Rose M. Zukowski, of Frankfort, who survives.

In addition to his wife Rose, John is survived by three daughters, Angela (Austin) Busa, Amanda (Jason) Busa Mitchell, Ashley (Brandon) Dyke, all of Frankfort, his five grandchildren, Serina, Baleigh, Madilynn, Olivianna, and one on the way, two sisters, Josephine (Nicola) DePari of Allentown PA, Antonina (John) Sorrentino of Copley PA, one brother, Marco Busa of Allentown PA, mother-in-law, Rosemary (Steve) Chiaravallotti of Arizona, brother-in-law, Robert Chiaravallotti of Indiana, a large extended family, and his Wal-Mart family. John was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Arianna Elise Busa, his father-in-law, Joseph Zukowski, his nephew, John Sorrentino, and his goddaughter, Therese Busa.

John was a 1981 graduate of William Allen High School, Allentown PA, and served in the United States Army. He worked as a truck driver for Wal-Mart Distribution, WCH, and was recently recognized for driving 3,000,000 miles without incident. John was very involved in his career. He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, Chillicothe, where he helped in any way he could. He was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Columbus Blue Jackets, and the Ohio State Buckeyes (unless they happened to be playing Penn State). John loved to cook and take his family on “adventures.” Above all things John accomplished in his well lived life, his greatest pride and joy was his family. John always had a smile on his face and was the life of any party.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1pm on Friday, November 12, 2021, in the EBRIGHT FUNERAL HOME, Frankfort. Burial will follow in St. Margaret’s Cemetery, Chillicothe. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. In honor of John’s giving nature, memorial contributions in his name are suggested to the charity of one’s choice.

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John was a great truck driver always ready to rescue the dispatcher. He was an excellent example of a good man, driver, and friend. Prayers for the family

Kevin Herdman Nov 14 2021 10:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Giovanni "John" Busa

Dewey Cassel Nov 12 2021 1:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Giovanni "John" Busa

#29826 (Kevin) Nov 12 2021 11:47 AM

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. He will be truly missed as he was a big supporter of his family's activities. Always having a smile on his face.

Tina Harris Nov 12 2021 10:52 AM

Condolences to the Busa Family.
Neighbors of RoseMary, Steve and Robert on Simms Street.
Prayers for all as you adjust to not having your loved one with you.🙏🙏🙏🙏. Ralph and Floss

Florence Sweger Nov 11 2021 9:59 PM

Condoglianze a tutta la famiglia

Angelo Balletta Nov 11 2021 4:35 PM

So sorry for the loss to you and your family.

Peg ODonnell Nov 11 2021 6:57 AM

John will6be dearly missed also could make one feel better no matter how down you were. Enjoyed the6 years we worked together . never forget the nick name he gave me. (Pugsley)

Rodger Losey Nov 10 2021 5:38 PM

John, my friend. My heart was saddened when I heard
of your passing. But I know that you're with God, your
parents and your beautiful granddaughter. May God
Watch over the rest of your family.

Dominic Pompa Nov 9 2021 2:35 PM

John, what an incredibly beautiful and selfless life you lived! Every person who encountered you encountered Jesus. I am so glad I got to know you for the short 5 years that I did. Prayers and blessings for you and your family!

Andrea McLean Nov 9 2021 12:54 PM

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