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John Peter Vournazos Click for Condolences      Printable Version
1934 - 2020

John Peter Vournazos

PORTSMOUTH- John Peter Vournazos, 85, of Portsmouth, passed away Saturday, February 15, 2020 at his residence. John was born May 15, 1934 in Portsmouth to the late Peter and Ruby Moore Vournazos. He had a Master’s degree and was Superintendent of the Gaseous Diffusion Department at Martin Marietta and he was of the Protestant faith. In addition to his parents John was preceded in death by his wife, Carolynne Lewis Vournazos and a sister, Margaret Blutreich. John is survived by a son, Richard (Patty) Vournazos; two daughters, Pam (Larry) Hall and Patti (Rickie) Richardson; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and a great, great granddaughter.

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home in Wheelersburg with Pastor Ralph Clay officiating. Interment will follow in Orm Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 11:00 am until the 1:00 pm service hour. The family has requested in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made in John’s name to SOMC Hospice. Condolences to the family may be made at

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There are currently 5 condolences.

Cynthia Quillen
Wednesday April 1, 2020 at 1:56 PM

So sorry to learn of Johns passing today. I worked with John during my 38 years at the Gaseous Diffusion Plant. Prayers to his family.
Paul & June Truman
Saturday February 29, 2020 at 8:55 AM

Sending our sympathy & prayers to the family and friends of John. John was very well liked by every one & will sorely missed by all. He is at rest now... Love Paul and June Truman
Kevin Ashley
Thursday February 20, 2020 at 8:27 PM

So sorry for your family's loss. My Dad, Gerald Ashley, knew John and Carolynne for many years. Growing up, I always heard stories about John - and my Dad and Mom, Irene Ashley, thought a lot of them. I think my Dad and John may have owned a boat together probably in the 50's or 60's. I agree with Debbie's condolence posting above, Howard was another person that was well thought of in our family. Prayers for you during this difficult time.
Debbie (White) Lindner
Monday February 17, 2020 at 4:56 AM

I remember John and my dad, Howard White, who worked together, were very good friends. Dad always spoke highly of John and even helped John build his home. For years whenever I saw John he would recognize me and speak to me. In later years he didn’t recognize me, but on the other hand I did look a lot different than the little girl or very young woman he hadn’t seen in years. I will always remember the man who talked to me, with kindness. Prayers for your family.
Judith Kessinger & Earl Kessinger
Sunday February 16, 2020 at 11:57 AM

Our Condolences to the family.

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