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Obituary for George DeCoske

February 12, 1927 - January 28, 2019
Sheffield Lake, Ohio | Age 91

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Brother, Uncle,Friend


George R. DeCoske, 91 of Sheffield Lake, formerly of Johnstown, PA., passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, January 28, 2019. He was born to parents John and Anna (nee Tarbay) DeCoske on February 12, 1927.

George served in the Army in the Military Police during WWII where he received his Asian Pacific Theatre Ribbon, Army Occupation Medal (Japan) and his WWII Victory Medal. He became Man of the Year at the Holy Name Society; was a Eucharistic Minister and member of St Thomas Church and a Life member of the Sheffield lake V.F.W. He enjoyed woodworking and riding his moped around town.

He is survived by his beloved wife Bessie (nee Felix) of 68 years; loving children Carol Ann Miller (Tom) of S.C., Robbie L. Cerney (Wayne) of Olmsted Falls and Robert J. DeCoske (Catherine) of Fairview Park; cherished grandchildren Jeffrey, Nicole and Adam; great-grandchildren Jackson, Annabelle and Grace; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents John and Anna (nee Tarbay) DeCoske and siblings Anna Marie Rovder, James, William, Francis, Richard, John, Delores Rummel and Donald.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Alzheimer's Association 37309 Harvest Drive Avon, OH 44011, St. Jude's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105, The American Heart Association 1689E 115th St., Cleveland, OH 44106 or to a charity of choice.

The family would like to give a "special thank you" to nurse Angie and the staff at Main Street Care Center and nurse Carol from Crossroads Hospice.

Friends may call on Friday, February 1, 2019 from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for a visitation at BUSCH FUNERAL HOME 163 AVON BELDEN RD., AVON LAKE, OH 44012. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, February 2, 2019 at St. Thomas Church 715 Harris Road, Sheffield Lake, OH 44054 at 10:00am. Burial to follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens. 440-933-3202

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Alzheimer's Association
    38440 Chester Rd
    Avon, OH 44011
  • St. Jude's Children's Hospital
    501 St. Jude Place
    Memphis, TN 38105
  • American Heart Association
    1689 E. 115th St.
    Cleveland, OH 44106

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163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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