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age 91, passed away Saturday after an extended illness. He was born in Akron to the late Emerson and Myra Hinkel. He was a member of St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church, Eagles #2370, VFW, AARP, Moose Club and the Sons of Herman Club. He was a Army veteran serving in World War II. Ed was schooled at the Howard Trade as a machinist for 3 years. He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in 1987 after 45 years of service. He also worked as an aircraft repairman at the Akron Airport. He enjoyed sports, dancing and repairing lawn mowers.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Mary (Lyras) Hinkel; daughters, Kim Tittle of Akron, Elaine Oliver of East Sparta, Sherri George of Canton, Stefanie (Tony) Libertore of North Canton; sons, Gary Hinkel of Arizona, Kevin Hinkel of Akron; nine grandchildren, Michele Miller, Jorden, Alexis and Jaret Oliver, Nicholas, Mikayla and Emma George, Isabella and Luke Libertore, Michele and Jeff Lewis; three great-grandchildren, Haylie Oliver, Caleb and Cody Miller; brother-in-law, George and Linda Lyras.
Family and friends will be received on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Rossi Funeral Home. Trisagion Services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church with Rev. Dr. Nicholas V. Gamvas officiating. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church.
Rossi Funeral Home Inc
730 30th Street NW
Canton, OH 44709
Published in The Repository from Apr. 8 to Apr. 9, 2014