John Allen Yaw
05/27/1968 – 03/16/2013

John Allen Yaw, 44, of Hopewell, passed away Saturday March 16, 2013 at his residence following a long illness.

He was born May 27, 1968 in Cambridge the son of John Dale and Lois M. Martin Yaw of Hopewell. He was a graduate of West Muskingum High School Class of 1986 and The Ohio State University. John was previously employed by Chemical Abstracts of Columbus as a chemical analyst. He also was a research scientist, chemist and artist.

John is survived by his parents, sister: Michelle McDonald, niece and nephews: Ian McDonald, Jonathan McDonald and Madalyne McDonald all of Zanesville and several aunts and uncles.

There will be no public services and a caring cremation has taken place.

Bryan & Snider Funeral Home 2318 Maple Ave is assisting the Yaw family.

Memorial contributions in John’s memory may be made to The Animal Shelter Society, Inc. 1430 Newark Road Zanesville, OH 43701.

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