STOW -- Leo Soloveiko, Jr., age 81, of Stow, passed away Tuesday afternoon after a brief illness.|
Leo was born August 10, 1931 in Youngstown to the late Leo and Mary (Pelar) Soloveiko, Sr. He was a graduate of Youngstown South High School and Youngstown University with a bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering. Leo retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber after 25 years service. He was a member of Holy Family Church; and a active and proud member of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Leo was a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War.
Besides his parents, Leo was preceded in death by his sister, Alicia Figeroa.
Leo is survived by his wife of 52 years, Shirley (Cellio) Soloveiko; daughters, Jackie (Bob) Dispenza of Ft. Wayne, Ind., Theresa Malion of Akron, Diane Lambert of Kent; and son, Leo Soloveiko, III of Silver Lake; eight grandchildren, Justinian, Laurel, Kimberly, Paul, Christopher, Jared, Jessica, and Joshua; one great-grandson, Tristan; sister, Eileen Fryda of Youngstown; and brother, Daniel (Linda) Soloveiko of Cuyahoga Falls.
Friends may call TODAY, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dunn-Quigley Funeral Home, 3333 Kent Rd. (at St. Rt. 91) in Stow. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Church, 3179 Kent Rd. in Stow. Burial at Stow Cemetery.
Visit www.dunn-quigley.com to share condolences and memories at Leo's book of memories.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on June 14, 2013