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Norman Ockuly

Norman J Ockuly

Saturday, September 25th, 1926 - Friday, August 21st, 2020
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Obituary

Funeral Mass for Norman J. Ockuly, 93, of Willowick, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Vianney Church, 7575 Bellflower Road, Mentor. Father Tom Johns, Norman’s nephew will be the celebrant.
Mr. Ockuly passed away Friday Aug. 21, 2020, at Lake Health West Medical Center in Willoughby.
Born Sept. 25, 1926, in Cleveland, he had been a resident of Lake County for the past 67 years.
Norman was a member of Ss. Robert & William Church in Euclid, and a former member of St. Mary Magdalene Church in Willowick, where he was an active member if the Men’s Holy Name Society and named Holy Name Society “Man of the Year” in 1975 and 1984. He was also the recipient the Highest Layman Award of the Holy Name Society and the Medallion Circle Award in 1977. Norman was also a member of the Third Order of St. Francis, now known as the “Secular Franciscan Order,” a longtime member of the Irish American Club East Side Inc. in Euclid, and a U.S. Navy veteran.
Norman was the beloved husband of 26 years to Margaret C. “Marge” (nee Mulroy) Contento Ockuly, whom he married Sept. 9, 1994; loving father of Nancy (David) Oberrath, Daniel (Olivia) Ockuly, Patrick (Joann) Ockuly, Timothy (Patty) Ockuly, twins, Deborah (Jerry) Rakar and Donna (James) Blase, and James (Rachel) Ockuly; grandfather of 18; great-grandfather of 14; uncle of nieces and nephews, stepfather of Katherine Krejsa, Dan (Kim) Contento, and Tom (Mila) Contento; stepgrandfather of 10; stepgreat-grandfather of 14.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Agnes M. (nee Heckman) Ockuly; parents, William and Rose (nee Grupp) Ockuly; siblings, Robert Ockuly, Alice and Isabel; and stepson-in-law, Edward Krejsa.
Family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday until the time of the Mass at the church. Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Township.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 | 9:30am - 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 9:30am - 11:00am
    Location
    St. John Vianney Church
    Address
    7575 Bellflower Road
    MENTOR, OH 44060
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  • Service

    Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    St. John Vianney Church
    Address
    7575 Bellflower Road
    MENTOR, OH 44060
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    Officiant
    Fr. Tom Johns
  • Interment

    Location
    All Souls Cemetery
    Address
    10366 Chardon Road
    Chardon Township, OH 44024
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  • American
  • US Navy

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Joseph P Ward

Posted at 10:09am
Norman was a very kind man. I knew him thru the Irish American Club, East Side. He always made a point to say hi to me & talk with me. Will be greatly missed! Rest in Peace Norm!
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Aunt Carla Heckman, Kelly Kunsman & Family

Posted at 12:06pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead & loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. RIP Stormin Norman.
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Bev Lurie

Posted at 02:56pm
My condolences on the loss of your father and fathe-in-law! Hope this tree will be a long term remembrance!
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Beth & Ron Bracale

Posted at 07:05pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. With love,
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Jim Ockuly Posted at 09:21am

Thank you so much, Beth and Ron!
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