Philip Stephen Stropko, 73, of Montville Township, Medina, passed away at Lutheran Hospital Thursday, December 12, 2013. He was born in Cleveland, April 18, 1940, to Vincent and Helen (nee Fodor) Stropko.
He and Judith (nee Hyde) were married on May 1, 1965, celebrating 48 years together.
Philip is survived by his beloved wife, Judith; daughters, Paula (Mark) Bresky, Karin (Brad) Bowers, Diane (John) Begovich, Julie (Brian) Sturgill, Nancy Stropko; grandchildren, Kyle, Courtney, Audrey, Tyler, Isaac, Jack, Evan, Grace, Olivia, Kate and Sam. He was brother to Tom (Ginny) both deceased, Steve-deceased (Grace), Jim, Tina (Randy) Belmont, Mark and brother-in-law to Bill (Pat) Hyde.
Visitation will be held Sunday, December 15, 2013, from 2 to 8 P.M., at Carlson Funeral Home, 3477 Medina Road (corner of Rt. 18 & River Styx Rd.) Medina. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, December 16, 2013 at 11 A.M., with one hour prior visitation from 10 to 11 A.M., at Holy Martyrs Parish Church, 3100 South Weymouth Road, Medina. (Please meet at the church). Father Stephen Dohner will officiate.
The family suggests contributions be directed to a charity of your choice, in Phil’s name.
Online Memorials at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com