EDWARD A. GEMBARSKI, age 79, of Euclid, OH, died Wednesday, May 30, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born August 2, 1937 in Cleveland. Edward graduated from Benedictine High School in 1956 and worked for Coyne Textile Services until he retired in 1998.
His family described Edward as a man who was loved by everybody. He was very loving, and generous. He was an avid traveler and spent his free time helping others, watching his grandchildren play sports as well as watching the Cleveland Indians, Browns and Cavaliers. He was very proud to see all of these teams win championships.
Edward is survived by his children JaNien Gubanc (husband Joseph), Edward F. Gembarski (wife Danette), Kevin Gembarski (wife Jennifer) and Renee Joyce (husband Mark); grandchildren Max and Joey Gubanc, Gwen and Gillian Gembarski, Ben and Bella Gembarski, Lillian, Mark and Maddox Joyce; siblings Florence Belin (husband Edward), Raymond Gembarski (wife Shirley deceased); many nieces and nephews; and his dear friend Carole.
Edward is preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Rita (nee Graziano) Gembarski. They were married June 5, 1965 and she died July 24, 2013. In addition to his wife, Edward was preceded in death by granddaughter Ava Marie; parents Josef and Stella (nee Grzankowska) Gembarski; sibling Jean Jaskiewicz (husband Joseph), Teddy (wife Florence), Marie Mihocik ( husband Emil), Irene Mersek (husband Joseph), Stella Rogel (husband Stanley), Clara Dunlap (husband Glen), Cecilia Zastawny (husband Edward), Theresa Silhavy (husband James) and Dorothy Mills (husband Wayne).
Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, June 3, 2017 at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church at 10AM. Burial following at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Edward at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) FRIDAY 3-5 and 6-8 PM.Print This Obituary & Condolences