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Joseph C. Pekar Sr.

Birth Date: December 22, 1950
Death Date: September 5, 2018

Joseph Charles Pekar Sr., 67, of Cleveland, formerly of North Olmsted, passed away Sept. 5th.  Dear son of the late Joseph S. and Elizabeth (nee Schill) Pekar. Loving father of Joseph C. Jr. (Mandy), Michael (Elizabeth) and James (Lee); Cherished grandfather of Mirabella, Kornelia, Laszlo, Mia, Leah, Audriana; dear brother of Carolyn (Thomas) Simmonds, Eileen (Timothy) Doyle and Jack (Debbie); adored uncle of many.

Joe had been currently employed at Drum Parts Midwest for 47 years.  Among his hobbies was flying his 120cc aerobic planes at both Grafton and Warren fields and was a member of the Cleveland Radio Control Club.  He loved music and dancing and frequented the Rockside Holiday Inn.  Joe was a kind, gentle, and creative man and will be remembered for his ability to fix almost anything and his willingness to help anyone in need.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 4PM-8PM at the Sunset Chapel in Sunset Memorial Park, 6245 Columbia Rd., North Olmsted.  Funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10AM at the Westwood Abbey Mausoleum Chapel at Sunset Memorial Park, 6265 Columbia Rd.  Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park.

September 12, 2018
4:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Sunset Chapel
6245 Columbia Road North Olmsted, OH 44070
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Funeral service
September 13, 2018
10:00 am
Westwood Abbey Mausoleum Chapel
6265 Columbia Rd. Olmsted Twp., OH 44138
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  1. So Sorry to hear of Joe’s Passing we were friend since St Charles and through High School and After .Joe was a Great Friend someone you could allways count on .I am Proud to have been Joe’s Friend and sorry that we weren’t in touch for quit a few years . We have Lost Joe but gained a Great Angel to watch over us .

    Your Friend Ken Stahurski

  2. Holiday Inn Friend

    Written by: Cheryl a Weinberger

    I was out of town but so sad to hear of Joe’s passing when I returned. I met him at the Holiday Inn and just started dancing and talking to him in the past year or so…….we had talked about holistic health a couple of times. He was such a “gentle” man and so kind. He will be deeply missed! My thoughts and prayers to his family!

  3. God gained an Angel

    Written by: Jeff Coburn

    I am very sadden with the loss of Joe. He was a great guy that I became good friends with at Drum Parts. The family has my deepest condolences. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    God bless

  4. Hoilday Inn friend

    Written by: Debra peplin

    My condolences to the family I am so sorry to hear about Joe he was such a great friend and we danced a lot and to Holiday Inn he love to dance fun places with him had fun enjoy his company he was a good friend he will be very missed. I know joe for 2yrs he was such a good friend and really enjoy are hoilday Inn on Saturday nights.
    And other places we went. Rest in peace
    And prayers. For you and your family. You will be missed.

  5. Prayers for Joe

    Written by: Beth Cromley

    Joe will be in missed he was a wonderful friend my heart and prayers go out to the family ♥️ Sincerely , Beth Ann

  6. I will miss you...

    Written by: janet gilbreath (holiday inn)

    My heart goes out to the family. i loved Joe. We had so much fun with him. I will miss him .RIP Joe…

  7. I just heard the terrible news of Joe’s passing. I am sick. Joe was the kindest and sweetest man that I have ever known. He was the BEST dancer that I have ever stepped on the dance floor with!! Joe was and will continue to be loved by all. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Rest in peace my dear friend, I know that you are still dancing!!!!!

  8. Ryan Bandoy and Bettina Escauriza

    Written by: Ryan Bandoy and Bettina Escauriza

    We extend to you our most heartfelt sorrow and condolences

  9. Our hearts are saddened by the loss of Joe. Prayers are offered for him and his family. Michael Falk and Lynette (Tibbs) Sprague-Falk

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