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Richard Edward Roznowski

Richard Edward Roznowski, age 82, of Swanton, Ohio, entered into eternal life, early Wednesday morning, December 28, 2016 in his home. Richard was born April 25, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois to Edward S. and Mildred Emily (Suchy) Roznowski. He married his beloved wife, Cecilia Ann Schroeder on September 6, 1958 and together raised four wonderful children.

Richard was a longtime member of St. Richard Catholic Parish and the Knights of Columbus. He worked as a gauge grinder at the Dana Corporation for 35 years. After he retired from Dana in 1998, he worked the next 12 years at Cleveland Plant and Flower. Richard was a boating enthusiast for over 40 years and member of the Ottawa River Yacht Club. He was also an avid golfer and bowler, and at the age of 69 bowled his first 300 game.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 58 years, Cecelia; children, Denise (David) Lumbrezer, James (Sue) Roznowski, Jennifer (Mark) Fauble and Lisa (David) Evans; grandchildren, Jason, Daniel, Ryan, Katelyn, Lucas, Michaela, Jill and Michael, Casey and Dan; 6 great-grandchildren with another on the way; and brother, David (Sue) Roznowski.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents.

Family and friends may visit Friday, December 30th from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton, where a Vigil Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue Saturday, December 31st from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at St. Richard Catholic Church, where a Mass of Resurrection will begin at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Richard's Cemetery.

A special thank you to the staff of Heartland Hospice for their compassionate care of Richard.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Richard Catholic Church or Heartland Hospice.

Residence: Swanton, Ohio

Visitation: Friday, December 30th from 2 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Mass of Resurrection: Saturday, December 31st at 10:00 am at St. Richard Catholic Church

Interment: St. Richard's Cemetery

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My sincere condolences to the Roznowski family. I worked at Dana and was well aquainted with Dick. He was one of the best guys to work with always willing to do what had to be done to get things back in running order. I am proud to have known him.

Ernie Deutschman Jan 4 2017 12:00 AM

Denise.....So sad to hear of your dad's passing. May the Lord bless his soul and send His angels to comfort you and your family.

ilene raker Jan 4 2017 12:00 AM

Cecilia and family- So saddened to hear of Dick's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time of loss. God bless you.

John and Peggy Strick Dec 31 2016 12:00 AM

Cecilia and Lisa: My sincere condolences for the loss of Richard. He was a sincere, gentle man to care for all these years and will be missed. I remember him telling me the story of his 300 bowling score! He was very proud!

George Darah Dec 30 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss of Richard. My wife and I are in Cape Canaveral, FL and cannot be there for the services. However your in our thoughts and prayers. Dick was a good friend and co-worker of mine at Dana. I had the pleasure of golfing and fishing on many occasions with him. He was a fun person a hard worker and a joy to be with. He always was optomisi

Gary Sadler Dec 30 2016 12:00 AM

Condolences to the family, Richard was my good friend and I will greatly miss him. He was a very good person and fun to work with, fish with, and golf with. I will always cherish the memories of him. He was a genuine real person that never spoke bad of others. They don't come much better than Richard. God bless his soul !

Gary and Judy Sadler Dec 30 2016 12:00 AM

Lisa, I regret to hear of your father's passing. Sending healing light, much love, and prayers during this sorrowful time. Porshia is sending PAWSitive thoughts as you reflect on all the good memories you shared together ♡

Jane Ann & Porshia Dec 29 2016 12:00 AM

Cecelia and family, we send our deepest sympathy to each of you. Dick was a good friend and neighbor and we have wonderful memories of him. We hope your wonderful memories will help you through this sad time. Love and hugs to each of you.

Charlie & Barb Guess Dec 28 2016 12:00 AM

Cecilia sorry to hear about Dick, Norm called us last night to say he was very bad. Then again this morning to give us the worst news. So sorry about the loss to you and your family. We have moved and are now living in southern Ohio. 337 Valerie Dr. Waverly Oh. 45690 cell 419-340-7242.

Tom & Connie Green Dec 28 2016 12:00 AM

Lisa & David Evans: So sorry to read of your loss. You have our deepest sympathy. May God Bless You.

Lalrry & Connie Favorite Dec 28 2016 12:00 AM

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