John E. Pasaka, 75, passed away September 4, 2023 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was born on April 15, 1948 in the small town of Sikeston, MO. He is survived by his wife Lori Pasaka. They were married almost 28 years. He is also survived by his step-son, David.
He is the son of Donald and Joy Pasaka (both deceased), sister Cheri Howell (deceased)(Steve). He is uncle to Timothy Howell (Jenny), Jason Howell (Renee), and Becky Howell; and great uncle to Avery Howell.
John grew up in Sikeston, MO and graduated from Drury College. He became a Federal Agent for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms following graduation from college. He enjoyed a great career of 32 years before retiring in 2002. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling with family and friends. He regularly went to breakfast with friends to talk current events and laugh with each other. He shared many interesting stories he experienced during his career.
He had the biggest heart, helping family and friends wherever he was needed. His number one priority was his wife Lori. Always wanting to make sure she was taken care of. They shared many years of vacations to the Caribbean, Hawaii, cruises and out West.
He could fix everything around the house. No challenge was too big for him. He was a wonderful step-dad to David, helping him grow into a wonderful man and teaching him life lessons. He was a humble man and will be missed by many.
He will be laid to rest at the Strongsville, Ohio Cemetery. Graveside services will be held privately at a later date.