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Albert "Al" Jay Pardee
Albert Jay Pardee, known as Al to friends and family, age 65, of Metamora, Ohio, passed away peacefully in his home, Thursday afternoon, October 11, 2018, following a long battle with cancer. Al will best be remembered as a loving husband, father, musician and restauranteur.
He was born November 10, 1952 in Buffalo, New York to the late Joan (Melbrod) and Grant Pardee. Al graduated from Kenmore West High in Kenmore, New York. Al married Paula Marie Glowinski on June 10, 1984 in New York, and she survives. He is also survived by his sons, Jason (Jenny) Pardee, Jeffrey (Kim) Pardee, Grant (Ashlyn) Pardee and Marc (Anna) Pardee; 6 grandchildren, Jackson, Josselyn, Juliana, Camden, Kristen and Jameson; brother, Marty and his sister, Ann.
His restaurant career spanned decades, but Al was best known in the industry for owning and operating Sylvania Diner for 12 years. He was also a talented bassist, and had a passion for playing the bass guitar in multiple bands over his lifetime. A native of the Buffalo, New York area, Al was also a diehard Buffalo Bills fan. He was a member of the Sylvania Moose Lodge #1579.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 17th from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home, 413 E. Main St. in Metamora (419.644.3601). Services will be held Thursday, October 18th at 11:00 a.m. in Peace Chapel at Toledo Memorial Park in Sylvania.
Al’s family is grateful to all the people who were always there for him in his time of need, especially, Dr. John Evanoff and his staff, members of the Metamora Fire Department and Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family, Metamora Fire Department or Ebeid Promedica Hospice.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.weigelfuneralhomes.com
Paula, you and your family have our deepest sympathy.
Harry and Aggie Miller Oct 17 2018 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Albert "Al" Pardee
Jeff Pardee Oct 15 2018 12:00 AM
I am so sorry to hear about your departure.Always remember the great times working with and Shannon at the diner ..Rest easy Sir
Colleen"Muffy"Rymanowicz Oct 14 2018 12:00 AM
Lots of Love Light & Prayer
Pat and Robin Dorr Oct 13 2018 12:00 AM
Al was one of my favorite patients , I will always remember his smile and his fighting spirit. I was blessed to know him. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Paula and his family.
Denise Powers Oct 13 2018 12:00 AM
A Mountain Meadow Pedestal Arrangement was sent on October 13, 2018
We are very sorry for your loss. Please know that we are here for you whenever you need. We wish you and your family strength and peace during this difficult time. - Akamai Security Services Team with sincerest condolences
Expression of Sympathy Oct 13 2018 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss Paula
Rick and Kathy Raab Oct 12 2018 12:00 AM