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John Maurice Rainey

On the evening of Feb 11, 2023, John Maurice Rainey 84 of Chandler, AZ died.  John was born April 30, 1938, to Frank and Elizabeth (Patterson) Rainey in Pittsburgh, PA.

As a young man, John served in the US Navy for nine years as a parachute rigger and did have a pilot requiring the use of his chute.  In 1964 he was hired as a Field Service Rep and advanced to the position of Vice President –National Sales Manager with Questor Corp/AP Mufflers of Toledo, Ohio (1984). He worked in similar industries until his retirement in 1996.   He also developed automotive sales agencies and a transportation Company during his career. His love of boating on Lake Erie with his children was his favorite pastime always looking for a sailboat race.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn (Grimm) of Chandler, AZ; daughter Elizabeth “Beth” Eischen (Jeffrey) of Temperance MI and son, John (Laurie) Rainey of Queen Creek, AZ.  Also surviving are 6 grandchildren Michelle (Cory) Schmidlin of Waterville, Ohio; Matthew Rainey; Christian Rainey and Jacob Rainey all of   Arizona; Jeffrey Eischen Jr. (Jamie); Christopher Eischen (Samantha) of Michigan; 5 Great Grandchildren Theo Schmidlin; Michael Eischen (Melanie); Isabella Eischen; Jeffrey Eischen III; and Josephine Eischen. Also surviving is a cousin, Joel Dickson (Suzanne) of New Jersey.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made in the form of contributions to a church or favorite charity of your choice.
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