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Sujkowski-Walker Funeral Home
830 Lime City Rd.
Rossford, OH 43460
419-666-1566
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Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sujkowski-Walker Funeral Home
830 Lime City Rd.
Rossford, OH 43460
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Funeral service
Monday, Jan. 14, 2019
11:00 AM
Sujkowski-Walker Funeral Home
830 Lime City Rd.
Rossford, OH 43460
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Historic Woodlawn Cemetery
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John Melnyk

John Melnyk, age 71, of Northwood, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born on September 3, 1947 in Feldkirch, Austria to Wasyl and Maria (Ciolka ) Melnyk. John emigrated to America with his mother in 1949 when he was 2 years old. A 1965 graduate of Cardinal Stritch High School, he attended Bowling Green State University. He was a veteran of the US Army serving in Germany during the VietNam era and became a US citizen in April of 1972 after he was discharged. John was employed with the Chrysler Corporation for 35 years, retiring in 2001 in the Quality Control department. Active in civic affairs, he was a past member Northwood City Council, past Chairman of the Planning Commission, past head of the Northwood Food Distribution, past secretary/treasurer of the UNA Branch 235, past secretary of the UAW Retirees Local 1435, past president of the former Ukrainian American Citizens Club, past member of St. Michael's Ukranian Catholic Church and a Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year in 2016.

Surviving is his loving daughter, Veronica (Mother Johanna Marie, OSB); brothers, Bill (Jackie) Melnyk and Michael (Shelley) Melnyk; sister, Mary Ann Riddle and several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Carol; parents; parents-in-law; niece Stephanie; and Aunt Ann.

Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski-Walker Funeral Home 830 Lime City Rd. Rossford, on Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 2-8 PM. Funeral services will be held on Monday in the funeral home beginning at 11:00 AM. with Fr. Anthony Recker officiating. Interment will follow at Historic Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be directed to the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, 25 E. Woodruff Ave. Toledo, Ohio 43604. Condolences may be shared with the family at walkerfuneralhomes.com

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Published in Toledo Blade on Jan. 11, 2019
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