John, a native of Monroeville, married Deanna, of Norwalk, on March 23, 1963 at Steuben Church of the Master in Steuben.
They are the parents of John Scott (Suzanne) Gens, of Martinsville, Ind. They have one grandchild.
John is retired following 28 1/2 years as a physician’s assistant at the Syracuse, N.Y. VA Hospital. Deanna is also retired.
A celebration of friends and family will be held at Eagles 711 in Norwalk from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 25.