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Eugene F. Homoki, age 83, of Girard, passed away peacefully, at home, on March 16, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born on July 30, 1930, the son of the late Frank and Elizabeth Drago Homoki, in Duquesne, Pa.
He first moved to Erie in 1975. A lifelong retailer, he was retired vice president and general manager of Kaufmann's and May Company (Macy's). He had a management style to always develop the best in people. He was co-founder of Erie Fine Dining with his friend Rob Schultz.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sons Glenn and Brian and brother-in-law Gus Damianos.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Juliette Damianos Homoki, son Gregory and his wife Karen, daughter-in-law Lisa, grandchildren Adam and his wife Phoebe, Melanie, Molly, Nicole and Frank, brother Frankie and his wife Marilyn, brothers-in-law Alex Damianos and Syl Damianos and his wife Lu; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family is grateful for Eugene's many friends in Pittsburgh and Erie, especially lifelong friends Eddie Singer and Don Germuska.
Our special thanks go to Girard's A.F Dobler Hose and Ladder Company, Davita Kidney Dialysis and his thoughtful neighbors in Chardonnay Village.
Memorial services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to A.F. Dobler Hose and Ladder Company, 37 Walnut Street, Girard, PA 16417. Arrangements have been entrusted to Burton Funeral Home, 525 Main Street, Girard. You may send condolences at www.burtonfuneralhome.com
Burton Funeral Homes and Crematory - Girard
525 Main Street East
Girard, PA 16417
Published in the Erie Times-News on Mar. 18, 2014