Getting married?
Having a baby?
Did a l
oved one pass?
 
Send us a note.
We'll put your 
annou
ncement
on the web site.

Email us at 
info@ibew8.org
or call us at
419-666-8920.

______________

 

 News concerning Local 8 Members, Retirees
and their families
 

Accidents, Sicknesses & Deaths
Reported at the Union Meeting on December 4, 2017
Leonard P. Bethel, Father of Brother Kenneth Bethel, passed away on November 22.
Vanessa Swain Badgett, Wife of Brother Frank Badgett, passed away on November 22.
Dave H. Hall, Son of Retiree Clark W. Hall, passed away on November 23.
Kenneth S. Pauken, Brother of Retiree Martin Pauken, passed away on November 16.
Michael Duffey Sr., Brother of Brother Dennis C. Duffey, passed away on November 29.
Alice M. Szabo, Mother of Retiree Michael Burnat, passed away on November 30.
Mary K. Stevenson, Mother of Sisters Diane Mankin and Mimi Baxter, passed away on December 2.
Retiree Curtis Blanchard is at the Toledo Hospital due to a head injury.
Retiree Bob Cunningham's wife, Beth, is recovering after surgery.
Reported at the Union Meeting on November 20, 2017
Desiderio L. Lino Sr., Father of Retiree Henry Lino Sr., passed away on November 11.
William J. Beckler, Father of Brother William Beckler, passed away.
James "Craig" Dodson, Stepfather of Brother Gregory Penley, passed away on November 14.
Michael T. Kregel, Father of Brother William Seyfried Jr., passed away on November 13.
Christopher Ryan, Brother of Brother Jason M. Ryan, passed away.
Sister Courtney Fountain started chemotherapy.
Brother Larry Kinkaid had carpal tunnel surgery.
Reported at the Union Meeting on November 6, 2017
Lily Forrest, Mother-in-law of Brother John Burkes, passed away.
Jeff King, Father of Brother Joshua King, passed away October 3.
Richard C. Schnapp, Brother of Retiree Gary Schnapp, passed away. 
Linda G. Delrue, Sister of Retiree Gary Contat, passed away October 16.
Russell Crook, Uncle of Brother Danny Crook, passed away.
Retiree George Boyer passed away October 15.
Theresa "Terry" Greener, Mother of Brother Jacob Greener, passed away October 17.
Nathaniel L. Lewis, Brother of Brother Sammie Lewis Jr., passed away October 19.
Vincent L. Falzone, Father of Brother Louis Falzone, passed away October 27.
Retiree Daniel Lewandowski has a torn meniscus.
Brother Ken Anderson is recovering from open heart surgery.
Brother Bill Dewitt had neck surgery.
Brother Art Swearengen had hernia surgery.
Reported at the Union Meeting on October 16, 2017
Isabel Hernandez, Mother of Sister Victoria Melendrez, passed away October 3. 
Luann Kinder, Mother of Retiree Chris Pilatowski, passed away October 10. 
Nancy A. Haas, Mother of Brother Michael Erard, passed away October 11.
Jeff King, Father of Brother Joshua King, passed away October 3. 
Theresa Solly is surviving melanoma cancer. 
Brother Dominic Chamberlain had bicep surgery. 
Reported at the Union Meeting on October 2, 2017
Retiree Richard J. Warns, Brother of Retirees Ronald and Robert Warns, passed away on September 18.
Donna J. Mraz, Sister of Sister Colleen Barenbrugge, passed away September 17.
Retiree Vincent J. Dusseau, Father of Retiree Robert Dusseau, passed away September 23.
Mary Ann Fox McCoy, Sister of Brother Dennis Fox, passed away September 14.
Lois Therese Fleck, Mother of Brother Michael D. Fleck, passed away September 28.
Tamara "Tammy" Lee Hall, Mother of Brothers Brian & Joseph Baker, passed away September 27.
Gerda (Zimmerman) Ash, Mother of Brother Steve Ash, passed away August 28. 
A moment of silence was held for all. 
Brother Joe Cousino had carpal tunnel surgery. 
Sister Cathy Polinski had rotator cuff surgery. 
Sister Deb Pacyna had foot surgery.


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

Alice M. Szabo - Mother of Retiree Mike Burnat  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Mike Burnat on the loss of his mother Alice who passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 5 beginning at 2 pm at Eggleston Meinert & Pavley Funeral Home, Oregon Chapel with the funeral service beginning at 7 pm. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Visit www.egglestonmeinert.com to express condolences.

Mary K. Stevenson - Mother of Sisters Diane Mankin and Mimi Baxter  Our condolences to the family of Sisters Diane Mankin and Mimi Baxter on the loos of their mother Mary who passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 5 from 4-7 pm at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 6 at 11 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to ProMedica Hospice or Hopewell Church of God. Visit www.hffh.net/ to express condolences.

Michael Duffey, Sr. - Brother of Brother Dennis Duffey  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Dennis Duffey on the loss of his brother Michael who passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 3 from 1-8 pm at Capaul Funerl Home in Ida, MI. A Mass of Resurrection will be held on Monday, December 4 at 10 am. Memorial donations may be made in the form of Masses for the repose of Michael's soul. Visit www.capaulfuneralhome.com to express condolences.

Kenneth S. Pauken - Brother of Retiree Martin Pauken  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Martin Pauken on the loss of his brother Ken who passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Visitation was held on Sunday, November 19 from 3-8 pm at Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee. Funeral services were Monday, November 20 at 10 am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Helping Hands of St. Louis Ministry, 459 Sixth St, Toledo, OH 43605. Visit www.walkerfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.

David Harley Hall - Son of Retiree Clark Hall  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Clark Hall on the loss of his son David who passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Urbanski's Bedford Funeral Chapel in Temperance, MI. Visit www.bedfordfuneralchapel.com to express condolences.

Leonard Paul Bethel - Father of Brother Ken Bethel  Our condolences to the family of Brother Ken Bethel on the loss of his father Leonard who passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Visitation was held on Monday, November 27 from 4-9 pm at Neville-Shank Funeral Home in Holland where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 28 at 11 am. Visit www.neville-funeral.com to express condolences.

Vanessa Swain Badgett - Wife of Brother Frank Badgett  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Frank Badgett on the loss of his wife Vanessa who passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 29 from 5-7 pm at Newcomer Funeral Home - SW Chapel on Heatherdowns Blvd. Funeral services will be on Thursday, November 30 at 11 am at the funeral home. Visit www.newcomertoledo.com to express condolences.

Christopher Ryan - Brother of Brother Jason Ryan  Our condolences to the family of Brother Jason Ryan on the loss of his brother Chris who passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017. Visitation was held on Friday, November 24 from 2-9 pm at Reeb Funeral Home in Sylvania. Funeral services were held on Saturday, November 24 at 10 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the family for his son Jaxon's education. Visit http://www.reebfuneralhome.com/ to express condolences.

Michael T. Kregel - Father of Brother Billy Seyfried  Our condolences to the family of Brother Billy Seyfried on the loss of his father Mike who passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. Funeral services will be private. Memorial donations may be made to any disabled veterans group. Visit  http://www.hoeningfuneralhome.com/ to express condolences.

James "Craig" Dodson - Stepfather of Brother Greg Penley  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Greg Penley on the loss of his stepfather Craig who passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 17 from 3-8 pm at the Michael W. Pawlak Funeral Home on Smith Rd. in Temperance, MI where funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, November 18. Memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors. Visit www.pawlakfuneralhome.com/  to express condolences.

Desiderio L. Lino - Sr. Brother of Retiree Henry Lino   Our condolences to the family of Retiree Henry Lino on the loss of his brother Desi who passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 17 from 4-7 pm at Ansberg-West Funeral Home in Toledo where a funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 18  at 11 am. Visit www.ansberg-west.com to express condolences.

William J. Becker - Father of Brother William M. Beckler  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Bill Beckler on the loss of his father Bill who passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, November 18 at 11 am at OLPH in Toledo, OH.

Vincent L. Falzone - Father of Brother Louis E. Falzone  Our condolences to the family of Brother Louis Falzone on the loss of his father Vincent who passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017. Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 5 from 2-4 pm at Foth-Dorfmeyer Mortuary in Toledo. Memorial donations may be made to the Mary Ellen Falzone Diabetes Center-ProMedica Foundation or to a charilty of the donor's choice. Wisit www.fothdorfmeyer.com to express condolences.

Russell Crook - Uncle of Brother Danny Crook  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Danny Crook on the loss of his uncle Russell who passed away recently. Funeral services will be held in Inverness, FL.

Nathaniel L. Lewis - Brother of Brother Sammie L. Lewis Jr.  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Sammie Lewis on the loss of his brother Nathaniel who passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 26 at 10 am at The C. Brown Funeral Home Inc. Chapel on Nebraska Ave. in Toledo with the funeral service beginning at 11 am. Visit www.cbrownfuneralhome.com to express condolences.

Theresa "Terry" Greener - Mother of Brother Jacob Greener  Our condolences to the family of Brother Jacob Greener on the loss of his mother Terry who passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Please contact the family for details of the celebration of her life on November 28, 2017. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Retiree George Boyer  Our condolences to the family of Retiree George Boyer who passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017. Funeral services were held on Friday, October 20 at 10 am at Genesis United Methodist Church in Fort Worth, TX. 

Linda Delrue - Sister of Brother Gary Contat Our condolences to the family of Brother Gary Contat on the loss of his sister Linda who passed away on October 16, 217. Family and friends will be received at the Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home at 501 Conant St., Maumee on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 4-8 pm. Services will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 11 am at Maumee United Methodist Church at 405 Sackett St., Maumee, OH. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Maumee. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 3000 E. River Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551. Visit www.walkerfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.

Richard Schnapp - Brother of Brother Gary Schnapp Our sympathies to the family of Brother Gary Schnapp on the loss of his brother Richard who passed away on October 16, 2017. Visitation will be from 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Coyle Funeral Home at 1770 S. Reynolds Rd. with a Last Alarm Service at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Friday, October 20, 2017 in the funeral home. Interment to follow in Ft. Meigs Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association. Visit www.coylefuneralhome.com to express condolences.

Jeff King - Father of Brother Josh King  Our condolences to the family of Brother Joshua King on the loss of his father Jeff who passed away on October 3, 2017.  A memorial Honor Guard Ceremony was held on Sat. Oct 14th at the Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton, Ohio.  Memorial donations may be made to the Liberty Aviation Museum, 3515 E. State Rd., Port Clinton, OH 43452.  Visit www.walkerfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.

Luann Kinder - Mother of Brother Chris Pilatowski Our condolences to the family of Brother Chris Pilatowski on the loss of his mother Luann who passed away on October 10, 2017. A memorial mass will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to The Huntington's Disease Society or Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Vist www.freckchapel.com to express condolences.

Nancy A. Haas - Mother of Brother Mike Erard  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Mike Erard on the loss of his mother Nancy who passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 14 from 11 am - 4 pm at Freck Funeral Chapel in Oregon, OH where a memorial service will be held at 4 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the Eleanor Jennings Adult Family Home. Visit www.freckchapel.com to express condolences.
Isabel Hernandez - Mother of Sister Victoria Melendrez  Our condolences to the family of Sister Victoria Melendrez on the loss of her mother Isabel who passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 7 at 9 am at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Bowling Green, OH followed by a Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 10 am. Memorial donations may be made to Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home and Crematory in honor of Isabel. Visit http://www.hannemanfh.com/ to express condolences.
Lois Therese Fleck - Mother of Brother Michael Fleck  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Michael Fleck on the loss of his mother Lois who passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Visitation will be held on Monday October 2 from 11-2 at Walker Funeral Home on Sylvania Ave. in Toledo, followed by graveside services at 2 pm at Toledo Memorial Park in Sylvania, OH. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Visit www.walkerfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.
Tamara "Tammy" Lee Hall - Mother of Brothers Brian and Joseph Baker  Our sympathies to the family of Brothers Brian and Joseph Baker on the loss of their mother Tammy who passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 2 from 2-8 pm at Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton, OH. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 3 at 11 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made in care of her grandchildren for their birthday and Christmas from Heaven fund. Visit www.weigelfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.

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