Bernard J. Chupek passed away January 9, 2013.
Bernie was born November 6, 1939 in Somerset , Pennsylvania to John and Elizabeth (Murslock) Chupek, both deceased. The family moved to the Akron area shortly after and Bernie spent his entire adult life in the area.
Bernie graduated from Akron Garfield High School in 1957 and entered the Marine Corp shortly after. He married his beloved wife, Nancy Pietrangelo on November 30, 1963. Bernie spent his professional career as a State Farm agent serving the West Akron area, retiring in 2011. He greatly enjoyed restoring and showing classic cars as well as being deeply involved in owning and showing horses. He was also an avid golfer.
In addition to his parents, Bernie was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy; and sister, Patricia (Anslyn). He is survived by his daughter, Mary Ann (Stan) Weaver; and son, Bernie Jr. (Candice); beloved grandson, Steven Weaver, of Knoxville, Tenn.; brothers, John (Brenda) of California and Tom (Noreen) of South Carolina, and many nieces and nephews.
Friends and family may call Sunday, 2 to 5 at Ciriello & Carr Funeral Home, 39 Miller Road in Fairlawn. The family plans a private interment. FAIRLAWN 330-836-3100