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George Voinovich

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June 12, 2016

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DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott Funeral Home Obituary

SENATOR GEORGE V. VOINOVICH age 79, former Mayor of Cleveland and former Governor of Ohio, died peacefully in his sleep at his longtime Collinwood home on June 12, 2016; beloved husband for 54 years of Janet (nee Allen); loving father of George F. (wife Dina), Betsy (husband Paul Kompier), Peter...

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My sympathy goes out to the family during your time of grief. May God's loving - kindness comfort and help you through this difficult time (Psalms 119:50,76)

To the family of George Voinovich. Collinwood High School was honored with the attendance of all the Voinovich family. George was very special to my late mother, Nancy Walden, and I'm sure she and George will "watch over" all the Slovenian friends and family members in Cleveland. God rest his soul. Sigrid Walden Lamm

I am Robert L Herbold SR the son of the late Richard (Dick) and Estelle Herbold.
I was born June 1964 in Cleveland Ohio, we where neighbors of the then up-and-coming mayor, Governor, and Senator George Voinovich in the 60s on Crestland Rd. I was surprised and saddened over his passing away. Just 12 months ago I tried to get in touch with him just to tell him how much I admired his success. I tried to call as well as sent him a letter and email to congratulate him on his accomplishments,...

Dear Voinovich Family,

GVV will be greatly missed by all who knew him; my late parents, Vaclav and Mila and Molly were waiting for him at the gates of heaven. With deepest sympathy to you and your family,
Ludmila Hyvnar

I am a lifelong Ohio Democrat who voted for Mr Voinovich every time he ran for office. His integrity, his sincere wish to make his city, state, and country a better place to be, and his respect for all people he served made him a person I was honored to vote for. I shook his hand several years ago while I was supervising a group of juvenile offenders working at Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus. It was as though he was shaking the hand of a friend. He thanked me for my service to...

R.I.P Heaven's Gained Another Angel.

My condolences to the family of George Voinovich.
In Remembrance of him he was a great and honorable man. George stuck by his people and done his job. We appreciated being able to call upon him when street were bad in the winter and holes needed to be repaired or balk trash had to be picked up from the curb. He always made sure our city kept in order the way it should be ran. This Man will be deeply be missed by many and no one could or would ever replace his kind and loving heart. May...

In God's care, rest in peace.

To the family of this great man. We extend our deepest condolences in this time of your loss, and we pray that you will find comfort.