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March 21, 1922 August 26, 2019
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Obituary for JOHN J. VERBIAK

John J. Verbiak, age 97, Beloved husband of the late Rosemarie (nee Greulich). Dear father of Rosemarie DeRousse (Kirk), Wayne and Cindy. Loving grandfather of Jessica, Evan and Graham. Great grandfather of Hazel, Holland, and Paige. Dear brother of 11. Passed away August 26, 2019. John was born and raised in Lakewood, Ohio. After high school he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving both in the Atlantic and Pacific during World War II. After the war he met his future wife Rosemarie and built a home with their own labor in Bay Village and raised a family. John worked at J.C. Heintz and Meyers Industries in management for 30 years. His love for boating, sports, and golfing was bested by his love for his family. He was a friend to all and taught us all by example. Funeral Mass St. Raphael Church, 525 Dover Center Road, Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. FRIENDS MAY CALL IN THE McGORRAY-HANNA FUNERAL HOME OF WESTLAKE, 25620 CENTER RIDGE ROAD (WEST OF COLUMBIA ROAD) 4-7 p.m. THURSDAY. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to New Life Hospice, 3500 Kolbe Road, Lorain, OH 44053.

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4:00 PM 8/29/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/29/2019 7:00:00 PM
McGorray-Hanna Funeral Home of Westlake

25620 Center Ridge Road
Westlake, OH 44145

McGorray-Hanna Funeral Home of Westlake
25620 Center Ridge Road Westlake 44145 OH
United States

Funeral Mass




11:00 AM 8/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Raphael Church

525 Dover Center Road
Bay Village , OH 44140

St. Raphael Church
525 Dover Center Road Bay Village 44140 OH
United States

Cemetery Details


Holy Cross Cemetery Final Resting Place

14609 Brookpark Road
Brook Park, OH 44142

14609 Brookpark Road Brook Park 44142 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

New Life Hospice

3500 Kolbe Road
Lorain, OH 44053

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