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Mr. John Joseph Kurek

Obituary for Mr. John Joseph Kurek

September 23, 1941 - July 1, 2020
Parma, Ohio | Age 78

Loving Father, Dear Grandfather and Great-Grandfather, Cherished Friend of Many, and Proud U.S.M.C. Veteran


John J. Kurek, age 78, of Parma, Ohio; beloved husband of the late Lorraine G. Kurek (nee Lane) who passed away in February 2013; loving father of Charley F. Lyke, Jr. (Christina), Timothy L. Lyke (Jessica), and Melissa M. Lyke; dear grandfather of Amanda Lyke, Brandon Lyke, Travis Lyke, Angel Rodriguez, and Deanna Rodriguez, and great-grandfather of Asher Lyke. John was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, having served from January 1959 to July 1963. He was retired following 37 years as a member of U.A.W. Local 1005 in Parma. John enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, and traveling. He peacefully passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at the Northwestern Healthcare Center in Berea, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Northeast Ohio SPCA, 9555 Brookpark Road, Parma, Ohio 44129, or visit A celebration of John's life and memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 12:00 noon at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma, where the family will receive friends from 11:00am until the time of the memorial service. Cremation by Busch Crematory.


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