Stephen T. Sekula

Stephen T. Sekula

NEWARK: A funeral service for Stephen T. Sekula will be held on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at 1PM, in the chapel of the Bruker&Kishler Funeral Home with Pastor Don Frederick officiating. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery. Friends and family may call from 6-8PM on Tuesday, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st Street in Newark and one hour prior to the funeral service on Wednesday.

Mr. Sekula, 83, of Newark, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 12, 2013, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Center in Newark. Born on December 19, 1929, in Waterford, Pennsylvania, he was one of ten children born to the late Julian and Mary (Janusz) Sekula. He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War and had worked in retail sales in Xenia and Newark most of his life and had owned and operated Cedars Lawn & Garden Center in Newark for many years. Mr. Sekula enjoyed golfing and gardening.

He is survived by his children, Kathy Davenport of Brookville, Ohio, Judy (John) Tomcisin of Newark, Gail (Matt) Condra of Bellbrook, Ohio, Steve Sekula of Stafford, Virginia; his grandchildren, Andy Davenport, Renee (Jamie) Strader, Lisa Davenport, Sarah Davenport, Bethany Davenport, Josh Tomcisin, Hannah Tomcisin, Ben Condra, Allison (Tyler) Shephard, Laura Condra, Joe Condra; his great-grandchildren, Rayah Strader, Gatti Strader, Sarah Shephard, Taih Tomcisin; a brother William Sekula of Erie, Pennsylvania and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Sekula and three sisters and five brothers.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058.

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Funeral Home

Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street Newark, OH 43055

Published in the Advocate on July 14, 2013