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Andrew W. Oravetz

Andrew W. Oravetz, 74, of Hinckley Township, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, in Medina.

He was born May 23, 1934, in Imperial, Pa. He enjoyed family, golf, wine-making and gardening.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Doris (nee Rhoades) Oravetz; sons, Andrew W. (Kathy) Oravetz Jr., James (LeeAnn) Oravetz and Donald (fiancée Julia) Oravetz; daughters, Deborah (Lawrence) Williams, Antoinette (Jeff) Ellis and Patricia (Mark) Evans; grandchildren, Ben (Becky), Philip, Daniel, Robert, Hannah, Keith, Bree (Adam), Brandon, Josh, Selena, Aaron, John, Alexandra, Katherine, Christina, Erica, Christopher (Chris), Samantha, Amber and Jennifer; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters; and six brothers.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew A. and Antoinette (nee Booritch) Oravetz; brother, Thomas; and sister, Marie Antoinette.

Mass of Christian Burial: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of St. Colette, 330 W. 130th St., Brunswick.

Burial: Resurrection Cemetery, Valley City.

Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road (state Route 303 at Interstate 71).

Contributions may be made to the Church of St. Colette, 330 W. 130th St., Brunswick, 44212.

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