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Clarence J. Svoboda

1926 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Clarence J. Svoboda Obituary
Funeral mass for Clarence J. Svoboda, age 92, will be 11:00 AM Friday, July 13, 2018 at St. Justin Martyr Parish, 35701 Stevens Blvd., Eastlake. Family will receive friends on Thursday from 2:00 until 4:00 PM and from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the Jakubs-Waite Funeral Home, 36000 Lakeshore Blvd., Eastlake. Entombment will be in Knollwood Cemetery.
Clarence was born on July 6, 1926 in Highland Hts., to the late Romeo and Mary (nee Vlcek) Svoboda, and he passed away on July 8, 2018.
He served in the US Army and is a member of the VFW Post 3863 and American Legion Post 678. He was a fraternal member of 50 years to Sigma Chi Fraternity and a member of Ohio Rubber Group Association. Clarence worked as a Chemical Engineer for the Ohio Rubber Company for 37 years and designed and built insulation for solid rocket boosters for the space shuttle.
He was an avid Cleveland sports fan, who liked cars, planes, yardwork, and Big Band Music, but his true love was family and Maggie the Cat.
Clarence is the beloved husband of the late Margaret A. (nee Ferrelli) Svoboda; loving father of Maryanne (Don) Springer, Donna (Seerk) Dogger, Cynthia (Dale) Hug, James (Sherry) Svoboda; cherished grandfather of Brian (Christine) Springer, Brenda Springer, Tony Hug, Vince Hug, Trina (T. J.) Cage, D. J. Hug, Corey (Nadia) Svoboda, and Bethany Svoboda; great-grandfather of Brooke and Nick Springer and Jace Svoboda; brother of Gilbert, Dolores, and Robert (all deceased).
The family wishes to thank Governor's Pointe and Hospice of the Western Reserve for all of the love and support shown to them.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Street Cleveland, Ohio 44110 or to Lake County Council on Aging (Meals on Wheels), 8520 East Avenue, Mentor, Ohio 44060.
Published in www.News-Herald.com on July 12, 2018
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