As God brought John W. Marcinkoski into this world on July 5, 1925, God then took him to rest 88 years later on July 5, 2013, granting him the greatest birthday gift of all, eternal life.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, 11 a.m. at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 2603 Benton Street, Akron, Ohio 44312, with Father Michael Williamson presiding. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted by Mogadore VFW
Post 8487. Friends may call at Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home, 547 Canton Road, Akron, Ohio 44312 from 5 to 8 p.m. tomorrow. The family suggests memorials to St. Matthew Parish or the American Red Cross, 408 9th Street SW, Canton, OH 44707. (Hopkins Lawver, AKRON, 330-733-6271)