AKRON,OHIO — BEREZONSKY – Mike, 88, Akron, Ohio, passed away June 17, 2013. He is now together again with his beloved wife, Stephanie. Born Nov. 21, 1924, in Dixonville, Pa., to the late Metro and Anna Berezonsky. Mike moved to Akron from Cairnbrook 70 years ago to take a job as a machinist at Firestone. Over the years, he advanced at the company and spent more than 20 years as a supervisor before retiring in 1985. He also worked as a supervisor at steel companies for six years. In his free time, Mike loved to hunt. He also enjoyed camping and mushroom picking. He loved to travel and tinker around the house. Mike fought bravely through many illnesses and was a hero to his family. Member of St. Mary Orthodox Church, where he served as a trustee. Preceded in death by parents; his wife; brothers, Nick, Metro and George Berezonsky; and sisters, Catherine Cote, Mary Morganti, Helen Kerlik, Nancy Brown and Betty Newcomb. Mike will be deeply missed by his children, Mike Berezonsky Jr. and Annette (Jerry) Stover; his best buddy, Trouble; sister, Eva Wolonsky; brother, John Berezonsky; and many other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 20, with a 7:30 p.m. funeral service at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 N. Canton Road, Akron, where prayers will be said at 10:30 a.m. Friday, followed by Divine Liturgy at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Orthodox Church, 91 S. Arlington St., Father Myron Zuder, officiating. Interment, Hillside Memorial Park. To leave a special message for the family online, visit www.NewcomerAkron.com.
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Georgia R. Brown
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John R. Franko Jr.
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Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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