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Mr. Michael Joseph Malek, Jr.

Obituary for Mr. Michael Joseph Malek, Jr.

June 29, 1949 - March 31, 2019
Parma, Ohio | Age 69

Beloved Husband, Loving Father, Dear Grandfather, Cherished Brother & Friend of Many


Michael Joseph "Mikey" Malek, Jr., age 69, of Parma, Ohio; beloved husband of Karen Sue Malek (nee Kerns) for 33 years; loving father of Michelle Hale (Glenn) and Jennifer Malek, and step-father of Tim Parasca; dear grandfather of Tiffani Hale, Brandon Hale, Christopher Hale, Mason Marusa, and Madison Marusa; cherished brother of Daniel Malek (Marie), and brother-in-law of Michael Simons (Kathleen). Mike was a 1967 graduate of Parma Senior High School. He served for two years in Vietnam as a Military Policeman in the U.S. Army. Mike worked for many years as an HVAC Chief Engineer for the Holiday Inn, Cleveland Clinic, and Red Cross. He passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2019 following a lengthy illness. Although flowers are appreciated, please consider a memorial contribution to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, or visit The family will receive friends at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma, from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 6750 State Road, Parma (Please Meet At Church). Following the Funeral Mass, interment with U.S. Army honors will take place at 12:30 P.M. at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville, Ohio.


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