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Jack W. Greenwald

1928 - 2021



Jack W Greenwald, 93, formerly of Canton and Seville passed away peacefully Sunday, March 7, 2021 in Hospice.  

Jack was born January 28, 1928 in Canton to John and Ethel (Hennon) Greenwald.  He graduated Lehman High School and Ohio University after proudly serving in the U.S. Air Force from 1946-49, and again during the Korean conflict, and later in AF Reserve Officers.   Jack was an aircraft enthusiast, private pilot and artist with a passion for painting historical aircraft, some on display at MAPS Air Museum in Canton, where he was a dedicated member for many years.  Jack was a National Champion Senior Athlete and sprint runner competing in 100, 200 & 400, finishing Top 3 nationally by age group and Senior Track Club member.  

Jack was the love and loving husband of 44-years to “his beautiful young bride”, Linda (West) Greenwald, who preceded him on October 30, 2004. Also his brother Ronald, parents, John and Ethel Greenwald.

His longtime friends and neighbors will hold a service Friday, March 12 @ 2:30 at Sunset Hill Memory Garden, 7920 Frank Ave NW, North Canton Ohio.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to MAPS Air Museum general fund located at Akron-Canton Airport.  Tributes may be shared at

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Bryan Brubaker

March 15, 2021 10:13 AM

I had a lot of fun working with Jack at MAPS, he was so easy going and laid back  you could talk to him about anything . We always ended up talking about trains and airplanes! and his time in the service. Jack was a good friend and an inspiration, and he will be sorely missed
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Rex Steele

March 10, 2021 2:53 PM

Rest in Peace Jack.  We missed you at the train meets and will always remember your happy smile and sense of humor.   

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