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Steve P. Slanoc

Steve P. Slanoc, 81, of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at Bath Manor Special Care Centre in Akron following a lengthy illness.
Born May 9, 1936 in St. Michael, PA, he lived in Arizona and Maple Heights before settling in Lorain in 1968. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War.
Steve received his bachelor's degree from Arizona State University and worked as a teacher in the Lorain City School System for 25 years at Hawthorne Boone Junior High School and Lorain High School. He also coached football, track and summer baseball.
He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Sheffield, Lorain Education Association and he served as a board member of Lorain Schools Employee Credit Union. Steve enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and he especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving is his wife of 53 years, Geraldine (nee Herman); daughters, Deborah "Debbie" (Dave) Breimaier of Northfield, Tamara Slanoc of Alexandria, Virginia, Jennifer Slanoc of Manchester, Connecticut and Dawn Kuhn of Amherst; grandchildren, Nicole (Peter) Rozsa, Michael, Kevin, Karl, Steve, Andrew, Meghan and Hannah; brothers, Charles of North Royalton, Robert (Karen) of Twinsburg, Andrew (Laura) of Sagamore Hills and Martin (Lynn) of South Fork, Pennsylvania; and a sister, Margaret Garanich of North Royalton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Anna (nee Peretin) Slanoc both in 1998; and sisters, Barbara Graves in 2002, Dianne Summers in 2001 and Nancy Sorrell in 2005.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 1:00 pm until the time of services at 4:00 pm in the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. Rev. Paul Pater, pastor of Hope Lutheran Church, will officiate. Following the funeral services, the Amvets Post 32 of Elyria will conduct military honors. Burial will take place in Pennsylvania at a later date.
Contributions can be made to Hope Lutheran Church, 4792 Oster Road, Sheffield, Ohio 44054.


APR 28. 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists

2701 Elyria Avenue

Lorain, OH, US, 44055


APR 28. 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists

2701 Elyria Avenue

Lorain, OH, US, 44055

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Love, Kary Anne, Greg, Finley, Shawn, Tim & Hayden purchased the Simply Elegant Spathiphyllum for the family of Steve P. Slanoc.

Love, Kary Anne, Greg, Finley, Shawn, Tim & Hayden - April 27, 2018 at 08:16 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I taught with Steve at Hawthorne Junior High. He was a wonderful teacher and a good friend. God has gain an Angel. God be with his family

Billy Molina - April 27, 2018 at 06:26 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM