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Michael Dzurinda

September 24, 1938 - April 14, 2017

Michael Dzurinda, age 78, of Medina, Ohio passed away Friday, April 14, 2017.

Michael was born September 24, 1938 in Cleveland, Ohio to late Michael and Verna (nee Drops) Dzurinda.

Michael had served in the U.S. Army. He had been a regional office manager for RCA General Electric prior to retirement.

Michael had met his wife on ice skates at Winter Hurst Ice Rink in Lakewood OH, where they spent many happy hours together.

He enjoyed going to the Medina Rec. Center 4-5 days a week and was well noted for baking chocolate chip cookies for his family and friends.

Michael will be greatly missed by many and will be remembered by all with that sparkle in his eyes and upbeat personality. Beloved husband of Janet, married 55 years, cherished father of David Dzurinda (Lyle Pepin) and Carolyn (Thomas) Ferner. Adored grandfather of Sarah Ferner and Josh Keck. Preceded in death by his parents. There will be visitation on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. including a Celebration of Life Service at 12-Noon, at the Bauer Funeral Home 2089 Columbia Road, Valley City, Ohio 44280, with Pastor Andrew Berg of Rivertree Christian Church, officiating.

In Lieu of flowers- The family suggests memorials, if desired, to Compassion International c/o Rivertree Christian Church 7373 Portage St. N.W. Massillon, OH 44646 or to Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity, 2110 W. 110th St. Cleveland, OH 44102.

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