Michael Nunez, 81 of Wellington, died peacefully on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born April, 29, 1940 in Lorain to Florencio and Elena Nunez (nee Razo), and was a lifelong Lorain County resident.
Michael worked for the Lorain Police Department as a Uniformed Patrol Division Officer retiring in 1998 after 23 years, and as a Lorain Municipal Courtroom Security Officer for 8 years. He then worked for the US Marshals Service as a Federal Courtroom Security Officer in Cleveland, Ohio for 9 years before retiring in 2007.
He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church of Wellington, Black River Masonic Lodge #786, Mexican American Citizens Club of Lorain, Voices for Children (former board member), Operation Open Heart, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #3 (former trustee), United Government Security Officers of America Union Local 56, former associate member of the Lorain County Association of Township Trustees and Clerks, Amherst Fraternal Order of Eagles #1442 and life member of American Slovak Club.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, attending classic car shows and having breakfasts with his brothers.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley Elizabeth Nunez (nee Fischer); sons, David (Judy), Mark (Barb) and Matthew (Lorraine); grandchildren, Miranda, Kayla (Calvin), Nathan, Morgan, Nicolas, Devin, Braden, Madison and Matthew; siblings, Gustavo “Gus” (Karen), Louis (Theresa), Becky Wilson (Jim), Rodolfo “Rudy” (Delores), Elena Rehman (William).
He was preceded in death by his parents, Florencio and Helena (nee Razo) Nunez; and siblings, Manual Martinez, Charles Flores, Roy Flores and Daniel Nunez.
Friends may call on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 512 North Main St., Wellington, Ohio 44090. Pastor David R. Trask will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.
Family suggests memorial contributions to Hospice of the Western Reserve or St. Patrick Catholic Church of Wellington, Ohio.