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John L. "John-John" Algarin

John L. "John-John" Algarin, 44, of Lorain, died Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain, after a short illness. He was born May 20, 1969 in Lorain and had been a lifelong Lorain area resident.

John graduated from Admiral King High School in Lorain and served with the U.S. Army. He worked as a truck driver for over 15 years for several trucking companies in the area. He was a member of Tower Baptist Church in Lorain. John was a huge WWE Wrestling fan and was an amateur wrestler. He collected comic books, enjoyed singing, cooking and family functions.

He is survived by his daughters, Ashley, Rebecca and Charlet; sisters, Linda (John) Wyatt and Becky (Hiram) Torres, all of Lorain; and many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Socorro "Louie" Algarin in 1980 and Genell Algarin (nee Nelson) in 2013.

The family will receive friends Monday, January 6, 2014 from 10 A.M. until 12 Noon at Tower Baptist Church, 1331 Tower Blvd, Lorain. Funeral Service will begin at Noon, with the Rev. Gary Dorsey, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Western Reserve National Cemetery, in Rittman, at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.

Memorial contributions can be made to apply toward funeral expenses.

Online condolences can be made at

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