Jeffery R. Polichena


RAVENNA — Jeffery R. Polichena, 68, of Ravenna, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016.

He was born Oct. 30, 1947, in Ravenna, to Joseph and Josephine Favazzo Polichena.

Jeff was a lifelong Ravenna resident and had owned Polichena Motors in Ravenna.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of the Ohio Horseman’s Association and the Disabled American Veterans.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 45 years, Mary Sias Polichena; daughters, Lissa (Tim) Reedy and Carrie (Brian) Reedy, both of Debary, Fla.; a son, Joseph J. Polichena of Ravenna; daughter-in-law, Cindy Lukanec of Paris Township; was papa to Ryan, Joe and Jordan Polichena, Jacob, Alyssa, Justin and Braden Reedy; his parents, Joseph and Josephine Polichena of Ravenna; sister, Jody Sova of Cortland; niece, Erin Bozan; nephew, David Sova; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Home, Ravenna Chapel. A Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at Immaculate Conception Church in Ravenna. The Rev. William Kraynak will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery in Ravenna.

His quick wit and infectious smile will be missed by all who knew him.

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