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News concerning Local 8 Members, Retirees
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Accidents, Sicknesses & Deaths

Reported at the Union Meeting on October 15, 2018

Willie Copeland Sr., father of Retiree willie copeland passed away on September 29.

Sharon Kanous, wife of Retiree Larry Kanous spssed September 29.

George F. McCormack, father of of Retiree Michael McCormack passed away on October 1.

Retiree Harold “Skip” Richmond, passed away on September 13.

Robert “Bob” Baranski, father of Brother Paul Baranski passed away on October 9.

Retiree Edwin Schuck, father of Retiree William "Bill" Schuck passed away in October 

Retired member and Father of Retired member William “Bill” Schuck

A moment of silence was held.

Brother Bobby Griffin had surgery.

Brother Tim Sigurdson had surgery.

Josh Edge former member, Brother of member Jim Edge passed away on October 9.

Ed Rusch has stage 5 kidney disease. He is going through dialysis.

Reported at the Union Meeting on October 1, 2018

Kimberley Wallace Shields, daughter of Retiree Dave Wallace passed away on September 17.

Shannon Wallace, daughter of Retiree Dave Wallace passed away on September 17.

Retiree William Armitage passed away on September 26.

Donald & Pearl Cannon, brother and sister-in-law of Retiree Dean Cannon passed away on September 24.

Retiree Edward "Ike" Isaacson passed away on September 29.

Eric Martin, son of Brother Randy Martin passed away on September 17.

A moment of silence was held.

Reported at the Union Meeting on September 17, 2018

Ralph "Scooter" Jaquay, son of Late Brother Gordon Jaquay, step son of Retiree Mike Hartranft and Brother of Sister Anna Wodarski passed away August 16.

Sharon L. Partin, mother of Brothers Kevin & Corey Partin passed away on August 22.

Richard "Buz" Dicken, father of Brother Lance Dicken passed away on August 25.

Jerrry D. Blasingim Sr., father of Brother Mike Blasingim passed away on August 25.

Leo T. Kazmierczak, father of Retiree David Kazmierczak passed away on August 27.

Linda K. Wagner, mother of Brother Nicholas Kieffer passed away on September 3.

William Marshall Mewborn Jr., father of Brother Chris Mewborn passed away on September 6.

Brother Christopher Allen Litwiller passed away on September 6. A moment of silence was held.

Robin J. Paschal, sister of Brother Ron Donnal passed away on September 8.

Frederick Riedinger, father of Brother Paul Riedinger passed away on September 12.

David G. Soncrant, brother of Brother Richard passed away on September 12.

Retiree Mike Hartranft and Brother of Sister Anna Wodarski passed away August 16.

Brother Kevin Helmenski is in the hospital with blood clots.

Brother Randy Martin's son passed away.

Retiree Don Desloover's grandson is hospitalized.

Reported at the Union Meeting on August 20, 2018
Retiree Jack Ulery passed away on August 15. A moment of silence was held.
Retiree Craig Moench had a heart attack.
Retiree Denny Ohair had a heart attack.
Retiree Ron Fritz had a knee replacement.
Brother Bruce Puls was in a car accident.
Brother Dave Limpf lost his mother-in-law.
Reported at the Union Meeting on August 6, 2018
Retiree Lyle Limpf passed away on July 23.
Robert Rahman, Jr, brother of Brother Thomas Rahman, passed away on July 26.
Retiree Robert Fay passed away on July 28.
Richard G. Soncrant, father of Brother Richard Soncrant, passed away on July 31.
A moment of silence was held.
Brother Chuck Knight has a pace maker installed.

 


Deaths of Local 8 Members, Retirees
and their family members
. 

Joshua F. Edge - Former Local 8 Member and Brother to Brother James Edg Our sympathies to the family of Brother James Edge on the loss of his brother Joshua who passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. A Celebration of Josh's life will be held on Thursday, October 18 from 2-8 pm at Urbanski Funeral Home on Secor Rd. in Toledo. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 19 at 11 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Donate for Life. Visit http://www.urbanskifuneralhome.com/default.aspx to express condolences.
Robert "Bob" Baranski - Father of Brother Paul Baranski Our condolences to the family of Brother Paul Baranski on the loss of his father Robert who passed away on October 9, 2018. A visitation will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. at the W.K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home at 3838 Airport Hwy. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Church at 10 a.m., where friends my visit after 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Visit http://www.sujkowskiairport.com to express condolences. 
Willie Copeland Sr. - Father of Retiree Willie Copeland Jr. Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Willie Copeland Jr. on the passing of his father Willie who passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 5:00 p.m at The House of Day Funeral Services Chapel located at 2550 Nebraska Ave., Toledo, OH 43607. Visit www.houseofday.com to express condolences. 
Retiree Harold "Skip" Richmond Our condolences to the family of Retiree Harold "Skip" Richmond who passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018. A funeral service was held on September 21, 2018. Memorial contributions can be made to American Cancer Society, 740 Commerce Dr., Suite B in Perrysburg, Ohio. Visit www.hannemanfu.com to express condolences. 

George Franklin "Papa George" McCormack - Father of Retiree Mike McCormack  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Mike McCormack on the loss of his father George who passed away on Monday, October 1, 2018. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 5 from 3-8 pm at Ansberg-West Funeral Home in Toledo. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 6 at 11 am at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or to St. John the Baptist Church. Visit http://www.ansberg-west.com/ to express condolences.

Sharon L. Kanous - Wife of Retiree Larry Kanous  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Larry Kanous on the loss of his wife Sharon who passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Visitation was held on Wednesday, October 3 from 4-8 pm at The Tecumseh Chapel of Handler Funeral Home. A funeral service was held on Thursday, October 4 at 11 am at the funeral home. Visit www.handlerfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.

Retiree William F. Armitage Jr.  Our condolences to the family of Retiree William Armitage who passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. A memorial service was held on Sunday, September 30 at the family's home.

Justin A. Sims - Son of Brother Ben Mincheff  Our condolences to the family of Brother Ben Mincheff on the loss of his son Justin who passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 2, 2018 from 4-8 pm at Crosser Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Oak Harbor, OH. Funeral services will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the Cherri Mencheff Family to set up an Education Fund for Justin's son Ayden. Visit http://www.crosserfuneralhome.com to express condolences.

Retiree Edward "Ike" Isaacson  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Ike Isaacson who passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 3 from 2-8 pm at Walter Funeral Home on Glendale Ave. in Toledo with Northern Light Lodge No. 40 F. & A.M. services at 7 pm. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 4 at 10:30 am at Bethel Lutheran Church on South Ave. in Toledo. Memorial donations may be made to Shriner's Hospital for Children or to a charity of the donor's choice. Visit http://www.walterfuneralhome.com to express condolences.

Kimberly Shields & Shannon Wallace - Daughters of Retiree Dave Wallace  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Dave Wallace on the loss of his daughters Kimberly and Shannon who passed away in an automobile accident on Monday, September 17, 2018. A memorial service was held on Saturday, September 29 at 2 pm at First Baptist Church in Jackson, GA. Visit www.haistenfuneral.com to express condolences.

Donald & Pearl "Pat" Cannon - Brother of Retiree Dean Cannon  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Dean Cannon on the loss of his brother and sister-in-law Donald and Pat who passed away on Friday, September 21 and Monday September 24, respectively. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 29 at 1 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church in Findlay, OH with visitation beginning at 12 noon. Memorial donations may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice or the Alzheimer's Assocaiton, Northwest Ohio Chapter in their respective names.  Visit https://huffordfh.com/ to express condolences.

Eric C. Martin - Son of Brother Randolph Martin  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Randolph Martin on the loss of his son Eric who passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. Funeral services are pending.

Frederick Riedinger - Father of Brother Paul Riedinger  Our condolences to the family of Brother Paul Riedinger on the loss of his father Frederick who passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 18 at 5 pm at Biega Funeral Home in Middletown, CT with a funeral service beginning at 6 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 02284-9168, Boston, MA 02284.

Richard "Buz" Dicken - Father of Brother Lance Dicken  Our condolences to the family of Brother Lance Dicken on the loss of his father Richard who passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 15 at the Elks Lodge, located at 3520 Holland-Sylvania Rd from 2-6 pm. Visit www.toledocremation.com to express condolences.

David G. Soncrant - Brother of Brother Richard Soncrant  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Richard Soncrant on the loss of his brother David who passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 16 from 11 am-8 pm at Eggleston Meinert & Pavley Funeral Home, Millbury Chapel. Memorial donations may be directed to Dave's family. Visit www.egglestonmeinert.com to express condolences.

William Marshall Mewborn Jr. - Father of Brother Chris Mewborn  Our condolences to the family of Brother Chris Mewborn on the loss of his father William who passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018. A celebration of life gathering will be held on Sunday, September 16 at The Ward Pavilion at Wildwood Preserve Metropark, located at 4830 West Central Ave., (east entrance) in Toledo. Memorial donations may be made to Wildwood Metropark. Visit toledocremation.com to express condolences.

Linda K. Wagner - Mother of Brother Nicholas Kieffer  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Nick Kieffer on the loss of his mother Linda who passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018. A service was held on Saturday, September 8 at 9:15 am at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home in Clyde. Memorial donations may be made to the donor's choice.

Robin (Donnal) Paschal - Sister of Brother Ron Donnal  Our condolences to the family of Brother Ron Donnal on the loss of his sister Robin who passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 11 from 2-8 pm at Eggleston Meinert & Pavley Oregon Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, September 12 at 11:30 am at St. Ignatius Catholic Church where the family will greet friends beginning at 10:30 am. Visit www.egglestonmeinert.com to express condolences.

Brother Christopher Litwiller  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Chris Litwiller who passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Visitation will be held on Monday, Spetember 10 from 4-8 pm at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette. Monetary donations may be made to Chris' family.

Jerry D. Blasingim Sr. - Father of Brother Michael W. Blasingim  Our condolences to the family of Brother Mike Blasingim on the loss of his father Jerry who passed away on Saturday, Aguust 25, 2018. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 4 from 5-8 pm at Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe in Toledo. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Visit www.sujkowski.com to express condolences.

Retiree Jack E. Ulery Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Jack E. Ulery who passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Visitation will be held at Witzler-Shank (Tribly) Funeral Home, 3219 Tremainsville Rd, Toledo, OH on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., with funeral services at 11:00 a.m. and burial directly after at the Toledo Memorial Park, Sylvania Ohio. Luncheon will follow at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Memorial contributions can be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The Ohio Northwest Autism Society, Smile Train, or to the donor's choice. Visit  www.witzlershanktrilby.com  to express condolences.

Leo T. Kazmierczak - Father of Brother Dave Kazmierczak Our condolences to the family of Brother Dave Kazmierczak on the loss of his father, Leo, who passed away on Monday, August 27, 2018. Visitation will be Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. at Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home, 501 Conant St, Maumee. Prayers will begin in the funeral home on Friday, August 31, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. followed by the Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Maumee. Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army or the Toledo Area Humane Society. Visit www.walkerfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.

Sharon L. Partin - Mother of Brothers Kevin & Corey Partin  Our condolences to the families of Brothers Kevin and Corey Partin on the loss of their mother Sharon who passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 1 at Eggleston Meinert & Pavley Funeral Home Millbury Chapel beginning at 11 am until the Celebration of Life at 1 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the Toledo Area Humane Society. Visit www.egglestonmeinert.com to express condolences.

Retiree George "Washie" Redmond  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree George Redmond who passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018. Graveside services will be held on Friday, August 24 at 10 am at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Visit www.ansberg-west.com to express condolences.

Ralph "Scooter" Jaquay - Son of Deceased Retiree Gordon Jaquay III, Brother of Sister Anna Wodarski and Stepson of Retiree Mike Hartranft  Our condolences to the Jaquay family on their loss of Ralph who passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018. A memorial service was held on Wednesday, August 22 at Church3TwentyOne in Sylvania. Memorial donations may be made to the Jaquay Family Medical Support Fund at http://gofundme.com/jaquay-memorial.

 

 
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