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 News concerning Local 8 Members, Retirees
and their families
 

Accidents, Sicknesses & Deaths
Reported at the Union Meeting on June 4, 2018
Duane A. Smoyer, Brother of Sister Laurie Smoyer (Marathon), passed away on May 19.
William "Bill" Joseph Klocinski, Brother of Brother Mike Klocinski, nephew of Brothers Jeff Wheeler and Phil Klocinski passed away on May 25.
Keith Cousino, Father of Brother Troy, Joe and Rob Cousino, passed away on May 22.
Susan K. Hague, Mother of Brothers Timothy & Thomas Hague, passed away on May 29.
Reported at the Union Meeting on May 21, 2018
Marlene R. Cymbola, Sister of Retiree Richard Mapes, passed away on May 16.
Retiree James "Jim" Hansen passed away on May 18. A moment of silence was held.
VDV Brother Ray McElheney was diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Reported at the Union Meeting on May 7, 2018
Brother Karl Stiger passed away on April 26.
Brother Dustin Carroll, Local 508 member, passed away on April 30.
Marie E. Soleau Desloover, Mother of Retiree Donald DeSloover, passed away on April 16.
Timothy J. Gerrier, Brother of Retiree Michael Gerrier, passed away on April 23.
Retiree Al Melchor is getting better.
Passed the hat for Levi Pickerel's son's death.
Reported at the Union Meeting on April 16, 2018
Rosalie Zacharias, Mother of Retiree Charles Zacharias, passed away on April 2.
Ronald L. Marsh, Brother of Retiree Jeff Marsh, passed away on March 10.
Retiree Ron Fritz called in on 4/16/2018 to let us know he had a complete knee replacement. He is currently @ Perrysburg Rehab and is planning on going home sometime this week.
Retiree Al Melchor is home recovering.
Brother Karl Stiger is at Cleveland Clinic with cancer concerns.
Reported at the Union Meeting on April 2, 2018
Brother Karl Stiger has been admitted to Cleveland Clinic for pancreatic cancer. 
Mildred Laverne Reaper, Mother of Brother Arnold Reaper, passed away on March 27.
Emiliano Baldonado, Father of Sister Enedine Mominee (Marathon), passed away on March 21.
Lawrence "Larry" Snyder, Father of Brother Joel Snyder, passed away on March 24.
Lucille Marie Gladieux, Mother of Retiree Richard Gladieux, passed away on March 29.
Kevin M. Waxler, Brother of Sister Tina Ashman, passed away on March 27.
Mark Allen Weiss, Father of Brother Matthew Weiss, passed away on March 29.
Brother Bob Matthews' daughter was diagnosed with cancer.
Brother Nolen Prewitt is hospitalized.
Sister Deana Kohler's grandfather passed away.


Deaths of Local 8 Members, Retirees
and their family members
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Lillian L. Butson - Mother of Brother Rex Walbolt  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Rex Walbolt on the loss of his mother Lillian who passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018. A private service will be held at a later date. Visit www.sujkowskirossford.com to express condolences.

Vickie Lynn Lipinski - Wife of Brother Mike Lipinski  Our condolences to the family of Brother Mike Lipinski on the loss of his wife Vickie who passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 19 from 2-8 pm at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home on Summit St. in Toledo. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 am on Wednesday, June 20 at the funeral home with a Funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at 11 am. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Visit http://www.hoeningfuneralhome.com to express condolences.

Bernard Lloyd Jr. - Son of Brother Bernard Lloyd  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Bernard Lloyd on the loss of his son Bernard Jr. who recently passed away. Funeral services were held on Monday, June 18 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 10 am. Memorial donations may be made to the Toledo Area Humane Society. Visit www.sujkowskiairport.com to express condolences.

Brother Bernard Neyland  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Bernard Neyland who passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 4-6 pm at The House of Day Funeral Services Chapel located at 2550 Nebraska Ave, Toledo, OH. A visitation will be held on Friday, June 22, 2018 from 12-1 pm at New Life COGIC located at 1215 Oakwood, Toledo, OH. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 pm. Visit www.houseofday.com to express condolences.

Retiree Richard Joseph Long  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Richard Long who passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. A private service will be held on Saturday, June 9 at Toledo Memorial Park Cemetery, Chapel of Peace. Memorial donations may be made to the National MS Society, 6155 Rockside Road, Suite 202, Independence, OH 44131. Visit www.walkerfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.

Susan Kay Hague - Mother of Brothers Timothy and Thomas Hague  Our sympathies to the Hague family on their loss of Susan who passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Visitation was held on Friday, June 1 from 4-8 pm at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home in Adrian, MI. Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 2 at 11 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania, OH. Visit www.pursefuneralhome.com to express condolences.

William "Bill" Joseph Klocinski - Brother of Brother Mike Klocinski  Our condolences to the family of Brother Mike Klocinski on the loss of his brother Bill who passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018. Family and friends will celebrate his life at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Visit http://www.hoeningfuneralhome.com/ to express condolences.

Eugene (Geno) Dembowski - Chief Electrical Inspector for City of Toledo  Our symathies to the family of Geno Dembowski who has passed away. Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. with Mass at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church at 8330 Lewis Ave, Temperance, MI 48182. A luncheon is to follow.

Keith Steven Cousino - Father of Brothers Joe Cousino, Rob Cousino, and Troy Cousino  Our sympathies to the family of Brothers Joe Cousino, Rob Cousino, and Troy Cousino on the loss of their father Keith who passed away on Tuesday, May 22,2018. Keith's Life Celebration will take place from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2018 in the Urbanski Funeral Home, A Life Celebration Home, (419) 475-5055, 5055 Secor Rd, Toledo, OH. Prayers will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Additional visitation will take place on Tuesday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. in Hope United Methodist Church, 4069 W. Sylvania Ave., with funeral services beginning at 11:00 a.m. Entombment will follow in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hope United Methodist Church or to the Toledo Gospel Rescue Mission Outreach Center, 670 Phillips Ave., Toledo, OH 43612. Visit www.urbanskifuneralhome.com to express condolences.

Duane A. Smoyer - Brother of Sister Laurie Smoyer  Our condolences to the family of Sister Laurie Smoyer on the loss of her brother Duane who passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 23 from 3-7 pm at Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home in Bowling Green, OH. A Celebration of Duane's life will be held on Thursday, May 24 at 10 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Otsego High School Athletic Boosters. Visit www.hannemanfh.com/ to express condolences.

Retiree James "Jim" Hansen  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Jim Hansen who passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 21 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home in Port Clinton, OH with a Masonic service conducted at 7 pm. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 22 at 11 am at St. John Lutheran Church. Memorial donations may be made to St. John Lutheran Church.

Marlene R. Cymbola - Sister of Retiree Richard Mapes  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Richard Mapes on the loss of his sister Marlene who passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 21 from 3-8 pm at Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee, OH. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 22 at 10 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Visit www.walkerfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.

Levi James Pickerel, Jr. - Son of Brother Levi Pickerel, Sr. Our sympathies to the family of Brother Levi Pickerel on the loss of his son Levi who passed away on Monday, May 7, 2018. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 11 from 4-8 pm at Castillo Funeral Home located at 1757 Tremainsville Rd. in Toledo. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 12 at the funeral home followed by interment at Historic Woodlawn Cemetery. Visit  http://www.castillofuneral.com/ to express condolences.

Alberta Mae Southwell - Wife of Retiree Bernard E. Southwell  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Bernard Southwell on the loss of his wife Alberta who passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2018. Visitation was held on Sunday, May 6 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Home in Hudson, MI. Funeral services were held on Monday, May 7 at 1 pm at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Hudson First Baptist Church or to a charity of the donor's choice. Visit http://www.brownvanhemert.com/obituary to express condolences.

Timothy Joseph Gerrier - Brother of Retiree Michael Gerrier  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Michael Gerrier on the loss of his brother Timothy who passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018. A celebration of Timothy's life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Visit www.freckchapel.com to express condolences.

Brother Karl Stiger  Our condolences to the family of Brother Karl Stiger who passed away. A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 11 am at St. Mark Baptist Church, 2340 N. Holland-Sylvania, Toledo.

Marie E. Soleau DeSloover - Mother of Retiree Don DeSloover  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Don DeSloover on the loss of his mother Marie who passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 20 from 2-8 pm at Rupp Funeral Home in Monroe, MI. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am on Saturday, April 21 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church where she will lie in state beginning at 9 am. Memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent DePaul, ProMedica Hospice, Cancer Connection or Holiday Camp of Monroe. Visit www.ruppfuneralhomeinc.com to express condolences.

 Happy Birthday to Local 8 Members Celebrating
a birthday in June!