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Monday December 21st, 2015
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Jeffrey M. Katkic

Jeffrey M. Katkic, age 50, of Lorain, passed away on Monday, December 8, 2014, at Ames Family Hospice House, Westlake, following a double lung transplant and a lengthy illness.
He was born on March 25, 1964 in Lorain and lived here his entire life. He was a 1982 graduate of Southview High School and studied culinary arts under Eddy Solomon at the former McGarvey's Restaurant in Vermilion. Jeff went on to work at the Brown Derby in Lorain as a chef. For the last 20 years, Jeff worked at Oberlin Inn, retiring as their executive chef and kitchen manager in 2006.
Jeff loved animals and was a supporter of the Friendship Animal Protective League. He enjoyed his cars and traveling to Las Vegas.
Surviving is his parents, Joseph and Carol (nee Pernisky) Katkic of Lorain; a brother, Joseph of Lorain; and many cousins including Chrissy Koler, Daniel Koler and Tony Koler all of Lorain, Sharon Lewis of Vermilion, Robert Sas Jr. of Lorain and Brian Sas of Anchorage Alaska; and his faithful companion, Cinnamon.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Adam and Mary Pernisky, paternal grandparents, Ben and Mary Katkic, his aunts and uncles James and Geraldine Pernisky and Robert and Patricia Sas.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain where funeral services will be held on Friday at 12:30 p.m. Rev. John Retar, pastor of St. Frances Cabrini Parish will officiate. Entombment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, Ohio 44035. To send online condolences go to www.dovinfuneralhome.com.
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Cemetery Details

Calvary Cemetery
555 North Ridge Road
Lorain, OH,


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TO my friend, Jeffrey Katkic,I will never forget the times when we walked to 2 Oakwood in the morning,we stopped at Giovanni's and ate pepperoni before school and we stopped at the hardware store to buy penny candy, I will never forget those memories of us going to school, and I wish you would have let me come and visit you one last time since I finally came in contact with your family and you and you wouldn't let me come and see you, but one day we will meet in heaven. Your friend always Mary and Gonzalez

Mary Ann Gonzalez Pearson, - December 11, 2014 at 02:56 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jeffrey Katkic

Mary Ann Gonzalez Pearson, - December 11, 2014 at 02:34 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Joe,So sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. My prayers are with you.Mark Mayo

Mark Mayo - December 11, 2014 at 12:34 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I am deeply saddened by the news of Jeff passing. He was such a loving and caring friend. We had a lot of fun and great times together when I lived in ohio. His smile and laugh were contagious.. Heaven has gained another angel.. Rest in peace my friend.. Until we meet again..

Melanie Neal Schwartz - December 11, 2014 at 02:37 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jeffrey Katkic

Bert and Marilyn Mucha - December 10, 2014 at 09:50 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Joe, So sorry to hear of your sons passing. Offering our deepest sympathy to you and your family. John Gorski Columbus, Ohio

John Gorski - December 10, 2014 at 08:03 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. Our prayers go out to all of you.Deepest Sympathy, Don and Linda Calhoun

Linda Calhoun - December 10, 2014 at 06:55 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Thinking of you all and praying for peace for you. Jeff was a wonderful person, he always had a smile every time we seen him. May God bless each and every one of you. Love Mike, Loretta and Lindsey Frazier

loretta frazier - December 09, 2014 at 08:35 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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