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Clarence J. Kaminski

Published: February 13, 2013 12:00 AM

Eaton Corp. retiree

Clarence J. Kaminski, 85, died Feb. 4, 2013 at St. Anthony's Hospice, Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson, Ken.

Born in Mantua June 26, 1927, Mr. Kaminski graduated from Shalersville High School, was a long-time resident of Seven Hills and lived in Henderson, Ken. since 1983.

Mr. Kaminski attended John Carroll University and Case Institute of Technology (Case Western Reserve University) and worked in a variety of technical, engineering, sales and supervisory roles. Employers included Interior Steel Products, AW Hecker, TD Fran Co., JE Doyle Co., Polychrome Corp., and Eaton Corp. He was transferred with Eaton from Cleveland to Henderson, Ky. in 1983, and retired from Eaton's Axle Division Plant in 1993 as the Supervisor of the Tool Room and Tool Design.

Mr. Kaminski was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Henderson, Ky., and the Union of Poles in America. He enjoyed golf and baseball. He played in Eaton's golf league and the Senior League at Henderson Municipal Golf Course.

Mr. Kaminski is survived by his wife of 63 years, Margaret (nee: Fassnacht); his son Michael Kaminski, daughter-in-law Beth; grandchildren Kelly, Erin and Avery of Moon Township, Pa; his brother Daniel Kaminski, and sister-in-law, Peggy of Brimfield; his sister Nancy Duquette of Streetsboro; brothers-in law Robert Fassnacht of Mogadore and Jerry Fassnacht of Navarre; sisters-in-law: Dorothy Kolm of Canal Fulton, Irene Porter of Canton, Elaine Hutchins of Gassaway, W.Va., Norma Jean Zugaro of Sandusky, Pat Bittaker of Uniontown, Phyllis Wagoner of Akron; and many nephews, and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Genevieve Kaminski.

A funeral service took place at Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Home's Streetsboro Chapel on Page Road Feb. 11 with the Rev. Fr. Pat Ferraro officiating. Interment followed at Evergreen Cemetery in Streetsboro.

Memorial donations may be made to Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Henderson, Ky.; St. Anthony's Hospice in Henderson, Ky.; or The Union of Poles in America Scholarship and Endowment Fund.

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