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Donald AbrahamowiczDon E. Abrahamowicz, age 70, of Lorain, passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 at Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain, following a brief illness.
Born August 25, 1946, Don lived in Lorain his entire life. After graduating from Lorain High School in 1964, Don signed and played baseball with the Cleveland Indians minor league team for three years. He then served in the Ohio Army National Guard for 5 years in Company D of the 112th Engineering Battalion.
Don retired as a welder from Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company after 28 years. He was a member of the United Workers Union of America Local 270.
A loving and giving husband, father and grandfather, Don focused all of his attention to his family. He enjoyed watching sports.
Surviving is his wife of 48 years, Kathleen (nee Ondo); sons Adrian (Teresa) of Lorain, Adam (Stephanie) of Strongsville and Paul (Tracy) of Avon; a daughter, Sarah (Matt) DiFilippo of Wakeman; grandchildren, Taylor, Andrew, Zoe, Lucas, Kilee, Roman, Gabriel and Julian; a brother, Pete (Kim) of Oberlin and a sister, Jean (Tim) Gargasz of Amherst.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Florence (Gawlik) Abrahamowicz; and a brother, Mike.
Private services for the family were held at the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. Contributions can be made to the Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 Middle Ridge Rd, Elyria, Ohio 44035. To send online condolences go to www.dovinfcs.com
Dear Kathy & Family, Sending you condolences and hugs at your time of loss. I wish there were more adequate words than "I'm sorry." May your memories warm and comfort you and your faith sustain you.With sympathy,Your cousin, Judy Mihal Conkel & husbnd Gene
Judy Conkel - February 27, 2017 at 01:12 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
It was an honor to know him.Michael Flaherty
Michael Flaherty - February 22, 2017 at 11:17 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Don was a loving son,brother,husband,father,grandfather and a friend whose love,devotion and friendship will be always remembered. Rest in peace mi amigo! Joel and Joyce Arredondo
Joel Arredondo - February 23, 2017 at 08:30 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
You will be missed dearly Uncle. Your quick wit, kindness and patience will always be rembered. Tim Gargasz and Family
Tim Gargasz - February 23, 2017 at 06:25 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
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