James Michael Haverkos

Haverkos James Michael Haverkos, 42, lost his brave battle with cancer in the early morning hours on April 23, 2013 peacefully at home surrounded by the love of his family and friends who were with him during his final days. James was born December 12, 1970, in Columbus, Ohio. He attended Westerville South High School, class of 1989 and received his BA in Business followed by an Executive MBA from The Ohio State University. James was a great provider for his family and worked for several banks as he advanced in his career, in Ohio, Virginia, and Iowa. He worked last as a finance risk manager with PNC bank in Miamisburg, Ohio. James is survived by and will be forever loved by his wife, Renee; his children, Brooke, Kaersten, and Gabriel; parents, Jerome Haverkos and Karen Lanotte, and Bob and Dianna Jaynes; his siblings, Kimberlie and Matt Crenshaw, Zach Pizzedaz, Mark and Krista Jaynes, and Kevin and Jen Jaynes; grandmothers, Rose Ann Haverkos and Helen Mifier; and a multitude of friends, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and others who were blessed to know him. James wished to be cremated and returned to nature. His ashes will be planted in a memorial garden at his home in Delaware, Ohio. A private memorial service, A Celebration of Life, will take place on Sunday, May 5, 2013. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, James Cancer Research Hospital. Those who cared for James during this long and difficult battle will forever be remembered and appreciated for giving us as many days as we were able to get with this truly remarkable man who kept his wit, kind heart and loving nature all the way up to his last dying breath. James Michael Haverkos, you will forever be loved and remembered. We were all so blessed to have known you. Arrangements by the RUTHERFORD FUNERAL HOME AT POWELL, Powell, OH. (614) 792-1471. Condolences www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com.

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Rutherford Funeral Home Powell
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 28, 2013