James H. Babka Sr.

James H. Babka Sr.

James H. Babka Sr., 64, of Brimfield, died Tuesday evening, April 15, 2003, at home.

Born July 23, 1938, in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of the late Stephen and Stella (Hurt) Babka, and had lived in Hudson before moving to Brimfield five years ago. Mr. Babka was a member of Portage Community Chapel in Ravenna, where he was a trustee, greeter, and usher. He had been vice presi dent of purchasing with Federal Mogul, formerly Rolero Omega, where he was employed for 31 years. More recently, he was a benefits coordinator with AFLAC.

Survivors include his wife, Janet (nee Martin) (Broadway) Babka; son, James H. Jr. and wife, Suz anne Babka, of Lorton, Va.; daugh ter, Sherri and husband, Jeff Hurd, of Peninsula; stepson, Douglas and wife, Susan Broadway, of Stow; seven grandchildren; brother, Bob and wife, Lorene Babka, of Pier pont, Ohio. He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Babka of California.

Friends will be received from 6 to 9 TONIGHT and from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Wood-Kortright Funeral Home, Ravenna Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Portage Community Chapel in Ravenna, with Rev. Barry Shahan officiating. Interment will be at Crown Hill Cemetery in Twinsburg. (Wood-Kortright, Ravenna Chapel, 330-296-6436.)

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Funeral Home

Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home
703 East Main Street Ravenna, OH 44266
(330) 296-6436

Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Apr. 17, 2003