Michael was a co-owner of Luxury Heating Co. and was a Sheet Metal Journeyman. He was a graduate of Elyria High School in 1972 and attended L.C.C.C. He was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church, the United Polish Club, the Knights of Columbus, the United Polish Club, Local 33 Sheet Metal Workers, the S.M.A.C.A. and A.C.C.A. He was an amateur videographer and he took great pride in his lawn and yard. Michael enjoyed all types of music and his greatest love was spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Michele J. (nee Lotko); two sons, Adam Michael Samek and Scott Evan Samek, both of Lakewood; one daughter, Paige Elizabeth Samek, at home. He is also survived by his mother, Bettie Gerhart of Elyria; and one brother, William (Nanci) Samek of Elyria.
Michael was preceded in death by his father, Edward Samek; and his stepfather, Donald Gerhart.
Friends will be received at the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria, Sunday, February 17, 2013, from 2 until 5 P.M. A funeral mass will be Monday, February 18, 2013, 11 A.M., at St. Jude Catholic Church, 590 Poplar Street, Elyria, with the Reverend Father Frank P. Kosem, Pastor, officiating. Please meet at church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Seidman Cancer Center Cleveland, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106.