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Jack E.  Hunger

Obituary for Jack E. Hunger

September 12, 1934 - May 31, 2017
Rocky River, Ohio | Age 82


Jack E. Hunger, age 82, of Rocky River, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Beloved husband of Helene K. Hunger (née Kaiser); loving father of John Hunger (Jodee) of Bay Village, Jane Colazzo of Avon Lake, Nancy Outcalt (Andy) of Avon Lake, and Fred Hunger (Marilyn) of Rocky River; cherished grandfather of Jenna, Jess, John Robert, Anthony, Trevor, Daniel, Kate, A.J., Emily, Jack, and Allison, and great-grandfather of Camden; dear brother of Marilyn White, Charles Hunger, and Tom Hunger. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frederick and Florence, and siblings, Anne Engel and Frederick Hunger.

A graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy, Jack went on to be the Founder of World Shipping, Inc. His leadership and core values created the foundation for a global logistics company of over 750 employees, worldwide. Jack and Helene traveled the world. He was an avid racing and cruising sailor aboard his sailboats named CrackerJack, and was also a Past Commodore of The Cleveland Yachting Club.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be forwarded to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44110 or the Rocky River Public Library, 1600 Hampton Road, Rocky River, Ohio 44116. A funeral service will be held at Rocky River United Methodist Church, 19414 Detroit Road, Rocky River, on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at Lakewood Park Cemetery. Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 21369 Center Ridge Road, Fairview Park, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Monday, June 5, 2017. 440-333-9774

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    Rocky River, OH 44116

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21369 Center Ridge Road
Fairview Park, OH 44116
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