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James H. Grodek

Birth Date: January 6, 1952
Death Date: December 5, 2018

James H. Grodek, age 66, passed away December 5, 2018.

Beloved husband of the late Sandra; dear father of Christopher (Becky), Jeffrey, and Thomas (Kate); cherished grandfather of Elise and Breleigh Grodek; loving brother of the late Patricia McFadden and the late Geraldine Grodek; dear brother-in-law of James (Barbara) Klodnicki, Connie (William) Ferlin and the late Marion (the late Al) Rinaldi and the late John (Dorothy)Klodnicki; caring uncle of Colleen (Dave) Bengele and many nieces and nephews on Sandra’s side.

James graduated from St. Joseph High School and John Carroll University. He was an avid Cleveland sports fan. Most importantly, he placed his family and friends above all else. His personality was magnetic and he impacted everyone he met.

Memorial visitation will take place Friday, December 14, 2018 from 4-8PM in the Sunset Chapel, 6245 Columbia Rd., North Olmsted, OH 44070. Memorial service will take place at 11AM on  Saturday, December 15, 2018 in the Westwood Abbey Mausoleum Chapel, 6265 Columbia Rd., North Olmsted, OH 44070.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VHL Alliance, 1208 VFW Parkway, Suite 303, Boston, MA 02132-4344.

Here’s to James Grodek, the richest man in town!

Memorial Visitation
December 14, 2018
4:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Sunset Chapel
6245 Columbia Road North Olmsted, OH 44070
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Memorial Service
December 15, 2018
11:00 am
Westwood Abbey Mausoleum Chapel
6265 Columbia Rd. Olmsted Twp., OH 44138
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