Steven J. Fackelman 1960-2013

GIRARD – Steven Joseph Fackelman Sr., 52, died Saturday, March 30, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.

He was born July 16, 1960, the son of Joseph and Shirley Kerswill Fackelman.

He was vice president for Luxaire Cushion Co. in Newton Falls for 21 years.

He was a 1978 graduate of Valley Forge High School in Parma and Bucknell University in 1982.

Steven was a member of the Girard City Survivors Relay Team and was a Boy Scout leader for several years. He enjoyed camping and gambling trips with his wife and woodworking.

He is survived by his parents of Cleveland; his wife, the former Carol Ann Daugherty, whom he married June 4, 2007; sons, Steven J. Fackelman Jr., Michael R. Fackelman and Brian J. Fackelman, all of Stow; stepsons, Michael (Ashley) Yankey and Joseph (Michelle) Yankey, both of Girard; sister, Ann Fackelman of Toledo; brothers, Don Fackelman of North Royalton and Kenneth Fackelman of Cleveland; and granddaughter, Kendall Yankey.

A memorial service will be held 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard, where family will receive relatives and friends from 5 p.m. till time of service.

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