Edward Stephen Dzubay Sr. "General" aka "Zubby", 70, of Akron passed away suddenly June 19, 2013.|
Edward, born April 22, 1943, raised in Pittsburgh, Pa., served in the United States Army, Tech Support Co., Sp Trps, Fort Rucker, Ala. After his honorable discharge in 1965 he returned to Pennsylvania to serve in the United States Air Force Reserves in 1966 he returned to Pennsylvania to serve in the United States Air Force Reserves in 1966, was a fire-fighter for emergency landing of military aircraft and honorably discharged as SGT in 1971. After his military career he worked for ElectroAir in Pennsylvania, before moving his family to Akron in 1979 where he worked as a mechanic for Akron Auto Parts and a handyman for several area families.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Gabriel and Mildred Dzubay; uncle and aunt, Frank and Josephine Madonis.
He leaves his love with his surviving family brother, Joseph (JoAnne) Dzubay of Donna, Texas; children, Edward Stephen Dzubay Jr. (Cicala) of Texas, Joseph Eric (Jescel) Dzubay of Florida, Vicky Lane Dzubay (Olin) Clay, Elizabeth Ann Dzubay (Ron) Saxton and Jason Richard Dzubay of Akron; grandchildren, Olin M. IV and Victoria N. Clay, Bree A., Joshua R. and Gianna Lei Momi Cicala and Logan E. Kieth; best friends/family, Wesley "Bo" and Toni Anderson and family, Ester Lee Smith "Smitty-Dog" his Akron Auto Parts family and many other dear friends.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, July 1, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sommerville Funeral Services, 1695 Diagonal Rd. Akron, OH 44320. Funeral service will immediately follow. Military Honors and Burial at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to 721 Thayer Street, Akron, OH 44310. Edward had a heart for Veterans, wounded service men/women and supported the Wounded Warrior Project. If anyone would like to make a donation in Edwards name go to www.woundedwarriorproject.org and download the donation form.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal from June 22 to June 30, 2013