John Henry Onken

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John Henry Onken, 78, formerly of Lindsey Road, Asheville, died Monday, March 20.

Mr. Onken was born in New York and, a son of the late John Henry and Isabelle Klee Onken, and was married to the late Mary Theresa Onken. He was a retired furniture salesman and was a member of the Basilica of St. Lawrence and the Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by a daughter, Ellen Zegharr of Buffalo, NY; a sister, Ruth Bournazzian of Cape Cod, MA; and a brother, Richard Onken of Albany, NY.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Christopher Davis at 12:10 pm Thursday at the Basilica of St. Lawrence. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is in charge of the arrangements.

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