He was a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps, serving as a tank driver during the Viet Nam War. A member of the American Legion, Post 12, he enjoyed model cars and Norman Rockwell memorabilia.
He is survived by his wife 19 years, Dorothy M. (nee Ford) Bugaj; three brothers; and one granddaughter.
Mr. Bugaj was preceded in death by one sister; one brother; and his parents, John and Doris (nee Spencer) Bugaj.
Friends will be received at the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria, Tuesday, August 28, 2012, from 2 until 4 and 6 until 8 P.M. Funeral services will be in the funeral home at 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, August 29, 2012, with Reverend Ronnie Gallion officiating.
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