John August GORUN

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GORUN John August John August Gorun, age 75, passed away peacefully on May 22, 2012, at The Toledo Hospital. John was born July 23, 1936, to George and Helen Gorun, Alliance, OH, both proud immigrants of Romania. He graduated from Alliance High School and Mount Union College, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He did his post-graduate work at The University of Toledo. John founded Legal Search, Inc., in 1975 from which he retired in 2010. He was active in the sailing community which he dearly loved, serving as Commodore of North Cape Yacht Club and also Commodore of the Toledo Ice Yacht Club. John was a member of numerous civic organizations and was a strong supporter and Board member of the Toledo Ballet Association. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Judy, and his daughter, DeAnn and her husband, Kent Trobaugh. He leaves his much loved grandchildren, Madelyn and John Michael of Holland, OH. He also leaves his beloved niece and nephew, Kathy (Mark Carpenter) Tucker of Alliance, OH and Ken (Marilyn) Schapman of Tarpon Springs, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Marie Schapman. John was loved and admired by all with whom he came in contact, particularly for his kind, gentle manner and jovial spirit. He will be sadly missed. Friends may visit with the family at the Walker Funeral Home, 5155 W Sylvania Ave., (west of Corey Rd.) on Thursday from 3-9 p.m. where funeral services will be on Friday at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to North Cape Sailing School, 11850 Toledo Beach Rd., LaSalle, MI 48145 or the Toledo Ballet Association, 5001 Monroe St., Toledo, OH 43623. Online condolences may be shared with the family at walkerfuneralhomes.com

Published in Toledo Blade from May 23 to May 24, 2012
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