Monday, January 16th, 2012
Joseph L. Sarfi, 94, Celina, died Jan. 14, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 2, 1917, in Cleveland, to Joszef and Mari Stefarak Sarfi. On April 21, 1943, he married Harriet F. Dudek, who died Sept. 3, 2005.
Surviving are three children, Glenn R. (Santosh) Sarfi, Chicago, Valerie Strohl, Celina, and Gayle (Gerry) Simon, Kent; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Also deceased are a son-in-law, Bruce Strohl; a brother, Steve Sarfi; and a sister-in-law, Margaret Sarfi.
He was a 1935 graduate of East Tech High School and received an associate degree from Case Tech College. He served with the U. S. Army during World War II and retired in 1990 from the SKRL Tool Company, Cleveland.
He was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church, Parma, where he served as treasurer and on the board of directors for the St. Charles Credit Union. He attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, and was a member of Knights of Columbus St. Pius X.
Service is 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Kenneth Alt officiating. Burial will follow in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Celina. Military honors will be provided by the American Legion Post 210 and VFW Post 5713, Celina.
Calling is one hour before service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.
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