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William J. Pozega

December 17, 1947 — March 21, 2020

William J. “Bill” Pozega, age 72, of Lorain, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020 at his home following a sudden illness.

Born December 17, 1947 in Lorain, he lived in Lorain his entire life.  He graduated from Lorain High school in 1966 and then served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War.  He received the National Defense Medal, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medal with 4 Bronze Stars, and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device.

Bill worked as a sheet metal worker at Lorain Works US Steel for 30 years, retiring in 1999.  He was a member of the United Steel Workers Union Local 1104. 

Bill's passion was repairing and collecting clocks and was a master handyman.  He loved cars and motorcycles.

Surviving is his wife, Constance “Connie” (nee Nolan) Pozega; daughters, Lisa Pozega and Lynn Pozega; step son, Ted Meilander; and step daughter, Melissa Meilander; 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph W. and Anna (nee Towstiak) Pozega; and his half-brother, Joseph Kropel.

Due to Covid-19 the family held a private visitation and funeral service in the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain.  

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