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Michael A. SerfozoMichael A. Serfozo, 71, of Amherst Township, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at New Life Hospice Residential Center, Lorain, following a short battle with cancer.
Born December 10, 1942 in Lorain, he moved to Amherst Twp. 45 years ago. Michael graduated from Clearview High School in 1960, and with his football team, was later inducted into the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame.
He was employed as a sheet metal worker at Delphi in Sandusky for 28 years, retiring in 2007. Prior to this, he worked at American Shipbuilding Company, Lorain.
He was a member of the United Auto Workers Union Local 913 and the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1442 of Amherst.
Michael enjoyed fishing, hunting and watching football. He was an avid Cleveland Browns and Ohio State Football fan.
Surviving is his wife of 49 years, Janice (nee Boreski); sons, Nicolas and Michael (Janice) both of Amherst; grandchildren Scott Serfozo and Jackie Serfozo; brothers, Joseph D. of Lorain, and Dana C. of Vermilion.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Serfozo in 1985 and Julia (nee Moskal) Serfozo in 1984; his daughter, Laurie Martin in 2005; and a brother, Phineas in 2007.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00 - 8:00 pm in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Saturday at 1:00 pm in the funeral home. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to New Life Hospice, 3500 Kolbe Road, Lorain, Ohio 44053 or to the American Cancer Society, 11432 Mayfield Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44106-2364.
To send online condolence go to www.dovinfuneralhome.com
Many, many memories back to 31st St, Bobi and Dedo's farm in Huntington, Lincoln Park Ballroom where our parents worked with Aunt Mary, North Ridge Rd.!!, and Vermilion.A reunion going on, a big welcome was awaiting Michael. His Memory will be eternalas long as we are here. Love you all. Midge and Pete
Midge Liles - September 26, 2014 at 11:06 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
I shared two chapters of life with Mike. The second was an older adult but I have 100's of memories of Mike from my teen days. I really loved him. He was the first to take me fishing and the first to take and teach me how to hunt. I drove his car on Saturday afternoons many times when I was almost 15.This was a man who designed and built the family home in Amherst from scratch along with several friends. I was relegated to digging the footer for the garage, by hand! He loved to laugh and do some crazy stunts like water ski at night. Mike was a very consistent man. Never did he exhibit wild mood swings or anger. He genuinely like people and loved his family. Never did I hear a disparaging word about his wife Jan.My dad had a saying that "you can count your friends with one hand and that Mon and Pop took up two fingers". If you were fortunate to have Mike as one of those fingers you are the better for it. Forever Remembered- Inspired Russian for those who have passed away.God Bless Your Soul,Vic Kibalchich
Victor Kibalchich - September 25, 2014 at 09:12 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
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