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Jennifer Lynn Piorkowski

Jennifer Lynn Piorkowski, age 43, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away Tuesday afternoon, October 6, 2015, at The University of Toledo Medical Center, while awaiting a kidney transplant. She was born March 18, 1972 in Toledo, Ohio to Edward A. and Patti A. (Tarr) Piorkowski. Jennifer was a 1991 graduate of Central Catholic High School, and on March 17, 2001, married Bryan Miller.

Jennifer's hobbies included collecting and reading books, deer watching, and she loved her cats and dog.

Left to cherish her memory is her beloved husband of 14 years, Bryan Miller; parents, Edward and Patti Piorkowski; mother-in-law, Vi (Pat "Ski") Grzybowski; brothers, Joe (Amy) Piorkowski and Chuck (Jill) Piorkowski; best friend and sister-in-law, Jessica (Ken) Reau; brother-in-law, Victor (Sandy) Miller, sisters-in-law, April Lowe, Angela Davis and Andrea Hudson; as well several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may visit Thursday, October 15th from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home, 204 Chestnut St. in Swanton (419.826.2631), where a memorial service will begin at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Donna Stutzman officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The American Kidney Foundation.

Residence: Swanton, Ohio

Visitation: Thursday, October 15th from 6 to 7 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Memorial Service: Thursday, October 15th at 7:00 pm in the Funeral Home

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Ed, Pat,Bryan, Joey,& Charlie ...our hearts are broken for your loss of Jenny. I believe we met her about 4 and she has always been so dear to us. After all she was Jodi's 1st friend! I loved when she came to visit and she was always upbeat and kind. We still exchanged Christmas cards and hers always had a cat or two on it. We are so Blessed Jenny was in our lives for over 40 years and always managed to keep in contact. Our Prayers and thoughts are with you during this challenging times! Love, Larry & Cindy

Cindy & Larry Roach Oct 10 2015 12:00 AM

Bryan- We are very sorry to hear of your loss. You and Jennie have been a big part of our lives. We have known you two for many years , have been there through your adolescence years, your marriage and now, Bryan your loss. We will miss her deeply. You and your family will be in our prayers.

Gordon and Karen Oct 10 2015 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Please know that all of us in the CCHS class of '91 feel blessed to have known her and send our love and prayers.

Kirste Moline Oct 9 2015 12:00 AM

Vi and family, You are all in my prayers at this time. God bless you all

judy mcdermott Oct 8 2015 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Vi and Pat and the entire family. May she rest in peace.

Richard & Gwen Zulch Oct 8 2015 12:00 AM

Pattiann so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you and your husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you all... love you all. Your sister in law Sandy.

Sandy Lawson Oct 8 2015 12:00 AM

I am sorry for your loss, my deepest sympathy goes out to all of you. You are all in my thoughts and prayers through this difficult time.

Michelle Michalak Oct 8 2015 12:00 AM

Dear JOE sorry to hear about Jen please give are lov to your mom and dad and Charley John Carol Rj Jen Dave and mike

John and Carol mino and family Oct 7 2015 12:00 AM

Joe, I am so very sorry for your loss. I hold your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Becky Lewandowski Bond Oct 7 2015 12:00 AM