Jerry "Jake" Kazsuk, 58, of Munson Township, passed away peacefully, March 15, 2012, at Heather Hill with his family after a battle with cancer.
Born Dec. 10, 1953, in Chardon, he was a lifelong Geauga County resident.
Jake was the owner and operator of Kazsuk's Service for 40 years.
He married Patricia Kozelka March 7, 1997, in Chardon. Jake enjoyed gardening, riding his Harley, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of The Chardon Eagles Aerie 2261.
Survivors are his wife, Pattie of Munson Township; his beloved dog, Buddie; sisters, Bonnie (William) Kilvanick of Burton and Paula (Christopher) Tomkin of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; brother, Scott Kazsuk of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; niece, Amber Kazsuk; brother-in-law, Edward (Jan) Kozelka of Huntsburg; sister-in-law, Jackie (Geoff) Cigany of Newbury; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jerome L. and Betty J. (Sly) Kazsuk.
A celebration of life will be held 8 p.m. Friday, March 23, 2012, at the Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St., (Route 44, 500 feet south of Route 6/Chardon Square), Chardon.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 23, 2012, at the Burr Funeral Home.
Contributions are suggested to Rescue Village, 15463 Chillicothe Road, Russell Township, OH 44072, or Geauga County Dog Shelter, 2513 Merritt Road, Chardon, OH 44024.
Information and online condolences at www.burrservice.com.