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Steven J. Sivo

Obituary for Steven J. Sivo

October 24, 1955 - June 10, 2017
Olmsted Township, Ohio | Age 61

Loving Son, Brother, Uncle, Godfather, and Friend


Steven J. Sivo, 61, of Olmsted Township for 26 years, formerly of Middleburg Heights, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017, following a courageous battle with cancer. Steven was born on October 24, 1955, and he was a 1973 graduate of Padua High School.Steve began his career as a Bearing salesman for several companies. At 28 years old, he founded Bearing and Drive Systems, Inc. Steven grew the company and also acquired Bearing Manufacturing Company. He built both companies into world class organizations in Strongsville Ohio. In Steven's free time, he not only enjoyed physical fitness but also world travel and has visited all seven continents of the world. Steven was a devoted son, brother, uncle, godfather, and friend to countless people. His passion for life and devotion to family and friends were something to be admired and cherished. He was the one you called if you were in trouble or needed a friend and he would always be there for you with no questions asked. He is survived by his loving parents, Joseph N. and Susan V. (nee Verhoeven) Sivo of Sheffield Lake; dear brothers Michael J. (Sherry) of Minneapolis, MN and John V. (Sunita) of Freehold, NJ; loving nieces and nephews Jacob E., Alana M., Maya L., and Kiran P.; faithful godchildren Alana M. Sivo and Shannon O'Brien; cherished life partner, Kelsey Loushin; and was a fatherly friend to Kelsey's daughter, Alyssa. He was preceded in death by his brother, Paul G. Sivo. In lieu of flowers and gifts, the family would like you to please consider a donation to The Steven J. Sivo Foundation dedicated to supporting tomorrow's Entrepreneurs , 15157 Foltz Parkway, Strongsville OH 44149. He has chosen to be cremated with no public services. The family will be honoring him with a "Celebration of Steve's Adventurous Journey" event that will be announced at a later date. (440)933-3202

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  • In lieu of flowers and gifts, the family would like you to please consider a donation to:
  • The Steven J. Sivo Foundation
    15157 Foltz Parkway
    Strongsville, OH 44149

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