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Anthony Szymczyk

January 13, 2026 February 8, 2014
Anthony Szymczyk
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Anthony Szymczyk 88, of Elyria passed away Saturday February 8 , 2014 at Metro. General Health Center of Cleveland. Tony was 1 of 13 children born to John and Julia ( nee Pekiela ) on January 13, 1926 in DePew , N.Y. . He moved to Ohio from Buffalo, Ny. With the Ford Motor Co. retiring as a supervisor after 30 years. Anthony was a United States Navy veteran and served in WWII and the Korean conflict , earning 5 ribbons , 8 battle stars and 3 medals. He enjoyed fishing , Boating , playing cards but mostly traveling with his wife Marilynn around the world visiting 6 of the 7 continents. Tony was a member of the United Polish club of Elyria, active member and past president of the former United Polish Club of Lorain, active member and 1st warden in Polish fishermans club and past member of PLAV. Survivors include son Wayne (Margaret), daughter Antoinette (Bill ) Ries , grandsons BJ and Scott Ries, great-granddaughter Kennedy ,sister Marie Hoshino , sister-in-law/niece Joann Beyer and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 34 years Marilynn (nee Mohr) , 11 brothers and sisters., and parents John and Julia (nee Pekiela).All services private at Resthaven Memory Gardens ,where full military honors will be provided by VFW post 1079. Arrangements are entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria , (440)322-4626. Family suggests those who wish may make contributions to the United Polish club of Elyria Scholarship fund attention scholarship committee 1501 middle Ave. Elyria 44035. Online condolences may be expressed at




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