Joseph L. Skacevic, 93, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021.
He was born and raised in Akron. He served in the U.S. Army 11th Airborn Division in Japan and Europe. He started as a teen in the meat business at Wagoner Meats on Main Street in downtown Akron until his retirement from Acme.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Marilyn; daughter Carol Cottrill (Rob); beloved grandsons Joe Duke and Sam Cottrill; sister and brother-in-law Jane and Fred Kovacic. He was preceded in death by beloved daughter Patricia Duke; four sisters and two brothers.
Joe enjoyed his family first and foremost. He loved spending his summers at the cottage on Lake Huron with his family and friends, his Friday night poker club and following the Browns and Indians.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 11:00 am at St. Hilary Catholic Church, 2750 West Market St., Fairlawn, where the family will receive friends from 10:00 am until the time of service. Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park. Donations may be made to the Akron Canton Food Bank or charity of your choice.
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