He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was the beloved husband of 53 years to Carole (nee Mezzulo); loving father of Lynn Marie Kaperak-Miller (Richard), Deanne Wileman (Michael) and Karen Powers (Michael); cherished grandfather of Karly Lindsay (Derek), Justin, Taylor, Zachary, Kayla, Austin and Jordyn; dearest son of the late John and Mary (nee Sushko); dear brother-in-law of Barbara and Fred Seman; dear uncle of Craig Seman (Julia); and great uncle of Evan.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, October 4, 2012 at St. Joseph Church, 32929 Lake Rd., Avon Lake at 12 Noon. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday at the church from 11 A.M. until the time of service at 12 Noon.
Arrangements entrusted to the A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Home, 18149 Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights (West of I-71).