Born on January 10, 1965, he was the son of the late Robert C. and Peggy (McMillin) Lorenz.
John was a 1983 graduate of New Philadelphia High School. He had worked at Marsh Lumber. He attended Jerusalem Church and was a member of the New Philadelphia Elks where he served as an exalted ruler.
John will be greatly missed by his children; Lindsey (Brandon) Palmer and Mitchell (Amy) Lorenz both of New Philadelphia; his grandson, Thomas John Lorenz; his sister, BJ (Bill) Gano of Newcomerstown; along with three brothers, Robert (Cindy) Lorenz of New Philadelphia, James (Chris) Lorenz of Wadsworth, and Bill (Jennifer) Lorenz of Wadsworth.
A celebration of John’s life will take place at the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory in Dover on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at 11:00 am with Pastor Tom Hendershot officiating. Friends can call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 10:00-11:00 am. Following the service, a meal will be served at the Toland-Herzig Monarch Center. Burial will take place at Stone Creek Cemetery at 2:00 pm. To sign an online guestbook for John, visit the obituary link on the funeral home’s website.
Memorial contributions can be made to Jerusalem Church, 1417 Stonecreek Rd, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663