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James "Jim" G. McGowan

October 17, 1946 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

James "Jim" G. McGowan Obituary

James “Jim” G. McGowan, 77, of Middlefield, OH, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, January 23rd, 2024 at the Medina Inpatient Hospice Unit, Medina, Ohio. He was born in Reade Twp, PA on October 17th, 1946 to the late Thomas F. and Alma McGowan. Jim later married the love of his life and best friend, Ruth Ann Christine on December 20th, 1986.

Jim worked with electronics most of his life and was always coming up with new ideas. He was well known and loved by so many people in the Amish community. But Jim’s main focus always landed on his family.

Jim was a very dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to everyone who knew him. He will be greatly missed by: his loving wife of 38 years, Ruth; children, Shannon Reese, Krysti Queen, Amanda (Rob) French, Angel Lohr; grandchildren Hunter Reese, Evan Reese, Michael Resick, Noah Queen, Nathan Queen, Madison French, Hayden French, Cameron French and many friends.

He is preceded in death by: his parents Tom and Alma, his brother Tom, sister Pat and daughter, Terra Lohr.

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE HELD AT 12PM, February 17th, 2024 AT ABUNDANT LIFE MINISTRY CENTER, 13724 CARLTON ST., BURTON, OH 44021 with Pastor Mike Continenza officiating. Family and friends will be received from 11:00 until the time of the service at the Church. 

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February 17, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Abundant Life Ministry Center
13724 Carlton St
Burton, OH 44021

Celebration of Life
February 17, 2024

12:00 PM
Abundant Life Ministry Center
13724 Carlton St
Burton, OH 44021


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