John M. Deaton
- December 2, 1976 - August 11, 2012
- Hurontown, Michigan
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“So sorry to hear of your loss of John. I remember him from high school, though I don't think I have seen him since. I also recognize the names of...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Jill Moore - Hancock, MI
“I was sorry to hear about john's passing, I haven't seen him, for many years. I thought he was a very kind and thoughtful person. May God help to...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Beverly Carnauskas - Houghton, MI
“NO TIME ON EARTH IS LONG ENOUGH .TILL ONE DAY WE MUST SAY GOOD BY,THINKING OF YOU ALL TODAY ,IN YOUR LOSS,TAKE CARE ,ED AND FAYE WAKEHAM AND FAMILY...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Ed &Faye wakeham - Hancock
“I was shocked and saddened to hear of John's passing. I have known him for years and enjoyed running into him to catch up on each others lives. I...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Laurena (Johnson) Blakeman - WI
“John volunteered with me helping to prepare the Thanksgiving and Christmas turkeys for Little Brothers. He was so cheerful, and so hardworking!
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7 of 15 | Posted by: Mark Cinelli - Hancock, MI
“Diane and Yva, My sympathy to you both
during this difficult time. May the peace
and love of god be with you both and the rest of your family....Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: JASON RIUTTA
“So sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.
9 of 15 | Posted by: JACKIE KANGAS - Former neighbor
“SO So sorry to hear about Johns passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with yyou you all at this difficult time. Love and Peace be...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Bill & Judi Deaton - Bay City MI, MI
“So sorry to hear about John. Really enjoyed seeing him every year at the Little Brother's dinners (usually washing dishes) MY thoughts and...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Pam Alatalo - Rochester, NY
“I am so sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you and your family at this time.
12 of 15 | Posted by: Debra Siira - Hanccok , MI
“It wasn't too long ago I had bumped into John after many years. He recognized me instantly and we had a nice chat about the old days. My condolences...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Tina - hancock, MI
“We loved John as an important part of our lives, and we miss him terribly. We send our deepest sympathy and condolences.
14 of 15 | Posted by: Beth Virtanen - New Blaine, AR
“Our deepest sympathy goes out to all of John's family. Our prayers are with you.
15 of 15 | Posted by: Pat and Rick Hayrynen - MI
John M. Deaton, 35, a resident of Hurontown unexpectedly passed away Saturday evening August 11, 2012.
He was born on December 2, 1976, in Bay City, MI, a son of Diane Schumacher and the late Fred Deaton. He resided in Bay City and Kalamazoo, MI, before moving with his mother to Hurontown where he graduated from the Ryan/Houghton High School with the class of 1997. John then resided in Alaska, Texas, and North Carolina before 1999 when returned to make his home in Hurontown.
John had been employed locally with Mancino's restaurant and for the past several years had been working with the Monastery in Eagle River, MI. John enjoyed volunteering with Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly for over 25 years especially during the holidays. He also loved animals and volunteered with the Copper Country Humane Society and DOGS-N (K-9 search and rescue)
Preceding him in death was his father, Fred Deaton, his brothers Joshua Deaton & Fred Deaton Jr. and his maternal grandfather John Schumacher.
His mother: Diane Schumacher of Hurontown
His stepfather: Jose Guindo of Hancock
His sisters: Yva (Don Joyal) Schumacher of Hancock
Kari (Ron) Coombs of South Range
His brother: Kenneth (Angie) Schumacher of Alaska
His maternal grandmother: Marion Schumacher of Toivola
His stepmother: Pat Jacobs of Bay City, MI
Several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Friends may call on Thursday August 16, 2012, from 3 to 6 PM at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home Hancock for a time to remember John and share stories.
To view John's obituary or to send condolences to the family please visit www.memorialchapel.net.
The Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Hancock is assisting the family with the arrangements.