Bernard “Bernie” Harry Sominski age 86, of Metamora, Ohio, passed away peacefully early Wednesday morning, July 28, 2021 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo, He was born December 1, 1934 in Swanton, Ohio to Frank and Mary (Nowak) Sominski. On February 26, 1955, he married Shirley Herrick.
Bernie was Salesman and owner of Domestic Sewing Center in Metamora for 65 years, retiring in 2021. During his time in business he won 3 Caribbean cruises from Viking Sewing Machine Company for outstanding sales!
He was a member of Metamora Methodist Church. He served on the board of directors from 1980-1990 at the Metamora State Bank, was President from 1990-2000 and was Chairman of the Board from 2000-2009. He retired from there in 2009 and never missed a meeting in 35 years! He was also a board member of the Metamora Historical Society and the zoning committee.
Bernie enjoyed traveling, going to casinos and golfing and had 2 hole-in-ones! He loved spending time with his family, especially his granddaughters.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 66 years, Shirley (Herrick) Sominski; brother, Tom Sominski; granddaughters, Ashley (John Bussdieker) Sominski, Nicole (Eddie) Jensen, Kasey (Matt Carmondy) Sominski, Emily (Adam Winkelman) Sominski; great grandchildren, Noah, Kinley and Layla Jensen, Stella and Leo Bussdieker.
Bernie was preceded in death by his parents; son, Christopher Sominski; sisters, Gertrude Kosch, Florence Sowers and Martha Pryzybylski; brothers, John and Richard Sominski.
Visitation will be held Sunday, August 1st from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home, Metamora, Ohio. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, August 2nd at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with pastor Tyler Kleeberger officiating. Interment will follow at Amboy Twp. Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Metamora Historical Society.