He was the beloved husband of 40 years, to Rosemary (nee Kessler); loving father of Michael (Jennifer), Anne Mann (Nicholas), Stephen, Elizabeth Naugle (Andrew) and Sarah Bowman (Jeremy); cherished grandfather of Nick, Dominic, James, William, Ava, Charlie Anne and Angelina; dearest son of the late Charles and Mary (nee Bednar); dear brother of Sue Humphrey, Mary, Irene Burg and Joanne; and favorite son-in-law of Frank and Betty Kessler. He is also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 13, 2013, from 3 until 8 P.M., at A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Home, 18149 Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights, (West of I-71) 440-260-8800. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, February 14, 2013, 10 A.M., at St. Anthony of Padua Church. Interment will be at Hope Memorial Garden.