John Szuszniak, 73, of Syracuse passed away Sunday November5, 2017. John was a member of the United States Navy from 1963- 1969. He worked as a stage hand and was a member of the IATSE Local 9. He was predeceased by his parents Iwan and Maria Szuszniak. John is survived by his Partner Mary Frances Moran, his daughter Maria Szuszniak of Cicero, 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Upon his request there will be no calling hours or service. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff who cared for John at the VA Hospital and St. Camillus. Donations in his honor may be made to the Syracuse VA Medical Center, 800 Irving Ave. Syracuse, NY 13210.