John “Jack” Joseph Soltis passed away in peace on December 2, 2019, at the age of 86. He was surrounded by his family during his last moments. He was born in Johnstown, PA on November 6, 1933, spent his childhood in Barberton, Ohio, moved to California in his early 20’s and settled in Gardena. Jack was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. Jack is survived by his wife Carol of 59 years, daughters Elizabeth & Andrea, son John, sisters Kay, MaryAnn, Charlotte & Linda, his grandchildren Taylor, Connor, & Kayla and his loving nieces and nephews. Jack worked as a Union Carpet Layer for over 30 years. He loved sports, especially football, his favorite teams where Ohio State and the Cleveland Browns. He was a warm and giving person, always there to help relatives and friends. Jack will be fondly remembered and never forgotten. Funeral services will be a St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Gardena on Friday, December 20th at 10:00 am with a reception to follow at Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions McMillian Center in Gardena from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. John’s ashes will be scattered at Sea. In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial donation to the American Stroke Association.Org.

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