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Henry S. Royak Sr.

April 6, 1930 ~ June 24, 2020 (age 90)

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HENRY S. ROYAK SR.  Age 90. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy (nee Turkoc) for 58 years. Loving father of Debbie and Henry Jr. (Luz). Cherished grandfather of Alexander and Kyle. Dear brother of Mary (Joe, deceased) Lijana and Ray (Shirley) and the late Joseph, Stanley,Alexander, John, Edward and Rose Gagliardi. Uncle and great uncle of many. Born in Cleveland, Henry was the 7th of 9 children of  the late Anna (nee Roskavich) and Stanley from Poland. He attended St. Stephen's grade school and West Tech High school (class of 1948). He spent 5 years at night school at Fenn College under the G.I. bill. U. S. Korean Army veteran. Spent 53 1/2 years working for Yoder Mfg. Co. in the shop, engineering, testing, sales and even customer service. Lifetime member of K of C Council 1290. Past President of the Holy Name Society @ Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Avon. Hank and Dorothy were snowbirds for 19 years in Venice, FL.  Funeral Mass will be held Monday, June 29th, 11:00 a.m. at St. John Neumann Church 16271 Pearl Road Strongsville. PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the DAVID MARTENS & SON FUNERAL HOME 4175 ROCKY RIVER DRIVE (between Lorain & Puritas) SUNDAY 3-5 P.M.  Social distancing and masks required for visitation and church. Contributions to Hospice of Southwest General would be appreciated. Online condolences at 216 941 1772

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June 28, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
David G. Martens & Son Funeral Home
4175 Rocky River Drive
Cleveland, OH 44135

Funeral Mass
June 29, 2020

11:00 AM
St. John Neumann Church (Pearl Road Strongsville)

Interment following funeral service
June 29, 2020

Holy Cross Cemetery
14609 Brookpark Road
Brook Park, OH 44142

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