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To everyone who loved John or has had the opportunity of letting him touch your life. We just ask you to leave comments and prayers for us. Were having a difficult time dealing with this due to our overwhelming love. This is hard we miss him.........

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“YOUR WITH BRIAN AND I ALWAYS MISS YOU!!! ”
1 of 26 | Posted by: Alice Martin - Parma, OH - MOM

“JJ I will always love you.. ”
2 of 26 | Posted by: jess - lakewood, OH - friend

“I am completely shocked and my heart is breaking. We were friends in Jr. High until I moved to North Carolina. I know most won't remember me, however...Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: Veronica Belgrano - OH - friend

“Wth Love Today, We thought of you today,But this is nothing new, We thought of You yesterday and the days before that too. We think of you...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Alice M. Martin - Parma, OH

“My Son, The family, just completed celebrating the life of your cousin Donnie.today . I'll remember you both with love not tears.And think of all...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Alice - parma, OH - Mother

“This Tribute memory is now joined with facebook ...12/10/10....We are missing JJ.......esp. during these holidays. we'll love you FOREVER1 MOM & ...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Alice Martin - mother

“Reading the comments above, I realized just how much of an impact John had on the people around him. He seemed like a really great guy. It's very...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Andrea Janosik - Seven Hills, OH

“I knew John from the third grade at St. Charles. The last time I saw him was in the eigth grade, but those were 5 or 6 very formative years. Way...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: CJ - Mexico City - Classmate

“I have known JJ for 27 years and I can not belive he is gone. He will live on in all the music he created and the strong influence he had on all the...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: denny - sagaore hills, OH

“Sorry to hear JJ is gone but his memories will always be here. I'll always remember him everytime I get into my Blazer and see my broken arm rest. I...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Dawn - cuyahoga Hts., OH - friend

“Wow! We used to hang in the past. We lost touch after JJ left Mhead. This is sad, but his music will live forever. I frequently listen to music from...Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: Pretty - Sheffield Township, OH

“John, I hope you were able to look down upon all your great friends from the past who came to say goodbye. I remember going to St. Charles...Read More »
12 of 26 | Posted by: Ken Dugan - Parma Heights, OH

“To Alice and Family, I was blessed to watch John play live countless times, and there was no mistaking his passion and presence on stage. A true...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Steve - Medina, OH - Friend

“I'm sorry to hear about John. He rocked my world countless times. He'll live forever in the music he played. ”
14 of 26 | Posted by: Aaron Pacy - Erie, PA - fan

“Dear Alice and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I can't imagine the pain. I have tried to find you for years Alice. If you want to talk...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Mary Gerhart - Medina, OH

“John and I were pretty much connected at the hip for many years. Looking back the past couple weeks reflecting on the countless ridiculous situations...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Eric Litvak - Cleveland, OH

“John we'll miss you. Brian we're here for you. I could never imagine losing my brother. John and Brian used to jam with my brother Kenny and I...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Kristopher Dugan - Parma, OH

“You will live on forever in everyone you've influenced, inspired and touched throughout your life. The gods of rock-n-roll must have needed a new...Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: Kevin L. - Friend

“John did amazing things for the Cleveland music scene and with that he will live on forever in the hearts of every single Mushroomhead and State Of...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: Sarah - Elyria , OH

“Well, I've never been a huge fan of mushroomhead or any other John's bands, but still, it's always sad when a brother of metal dies... I mean, it's...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: emanuel vázquez cortés

“Old School Mushroomhead for life!!!! R.I.P.!!! ”
21 of 26 | Posted by: Josh D - Meadville, PA

“I have so many good memories that I shared with John JJ Righteous. He was a true friend & brother. One of my favorite memories I have was sometime in...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Ron Pickering - Cocoa Beach, FL

“State of Conviction was one of the first hardcore bands I ever heard and I've been hooked ever since. Thanks for the music John, it is sincerely...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Jesse - Tustin, CA - Fan

“In memory of my beautiful cousin John-john. I was there when he was born and he was the most beautiful baby god ever created. One look at the face...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: cheryl mcgrady - brownsville, PA

“Sorry man. Hope your in a better place. R.I.P. ”
25 of 26 | Posted by: Ken Kitt - Cleveland, OH

“John was a kind and loving man..I will miss him very much..Brian, I know how hard this must be on you ..Your family will keep John and his memory...Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: kat longo - parma, OH - friend


John E. Sekula, age 41; loving son of Alice Martin and the late John G.; beloved brother of Brian and Mark; uncle of Alex; and nephew and cousin of many. John was very close to his family& Friends He was a successful musician who over the years formed and co-formed a variety of bands including. (Mushroomhead-oringial guitar player and song writer –JJ righteous along with forming the band Terror with his brother Brian in the early 80’s. Besides music in john’s life he was passionate about painting he was a painter by trade and has had his hand in painting many custom homes over the years including Fox 8 anchor women Lori Taylor, He passed away on Thursday, October 28, 2010. Memorial Service at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 8 p.m. Cremation by Busch Crematory. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE RD., PARMA FROM 5-8 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY. 440-842-7800

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