Obituaries for Hoening Funeral Home Obituary for TERRY KOPKATerry J. Kopka, 62, of Toledo Ohio, died Saturday, September 27, 2014 while at Advance Specialty Hospital. He was born in Toledo, OH on March 13, 1952 to Dorothy J. (Getz) and Owen M. Kopka. He was an installer for the former Meilinck Safe Co for 20 years. He was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. Terry was a former Slot Car Champion and a N.A.S.C.A.R. #24 Jeff Gordon fan. Music was a very important part of Terry's life. He loved playing guitar for many Toledo area bands, his genre spanned from Rock 'n' Roll to Country Western, playing for 'Lost and Found' and 'New & Improved' along with numerous other bands to name a few. He is survived by his loving brother and lifelong 'roommate,' Michael Kopka; and aunt, Joan Getz. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 from 2-8 pm at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church with Father Anthony Borgia officiating. Interment will be in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Those wishing to make a contribution in Terry's memory are asked to consider St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 420 Sandusky St., Toledo, OH 43611. Words of encouragement, fond memories, or photos may be placed for the family to receive at www.jasinfuneralhome.comhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=4742343548Obituary for PATRICIA A WALBORNPatricia Ann Walborn, passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 18, 1941 in Toledo, OH to Harold and Ann (Dobrzynski) Shine. Pat drove a bus for L.C.B.M.R./D.D. before retiring after 30 years of service. She was a 50 year member of RiverPoint Ministries United Methodist Church and also involved with Northwest Ohio Emmaus Community. She is survived by her children, Evan (Cindy), Valerie (Steve) Burns and Matthew (Liz); daughter-in-law, Jan (Joe) DiModica; grandchildren, Tiffany (Matt) Bailey, Jessica (Nate) Fankhauser, Beth Burns, Nathan and Lucas Walborn, Alex and Mary Johnson; great-granddaughters, Julia, Katlyn and Abigail; brothers, Tom (Rose) Shine and Jim (Carol) Shine; brother-in-law, David Walborn; along with many nieces, nephews and other loved ones. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ned and her son, Martin. Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 28, 2014 from 2-8 pm at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611 and Monday, September 29, 2014 from 10 to 11 am at RiverPoint Ministries United Methodist Church, 2862 131t Street, Toledo, OH where funeral services will begin at 11 am with Pastor Marilynn Schroeder officiating. Interment will be at Toledo Memorial Park. Tributes may be sent to WLMB Christian Television or UMCOR. Words of encouragement, fond memories, or photos may be placed for the family to receive at www.jasinfuneralhome.com http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=ca97343398Obituary for VANCE L HARRISON JRVance L. Harrison Jr., 78, of Erie, MI, died on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 while in Genesis Health Care Point Place. He was born May 10, 1936 in Toledo, OH to Rebecca (Taylor) and Vance Harrison, Sr. Vance was a juvenile drug and alcohol counselor for 15 years. He proudly served in the United States Army. He was a member of the Jolly Rogers Sailing Club. He is survived by his sons, Vance (Sarah) III and Stephen (Reatha) Harrison; grandchildren, Derek (Samantha), Ashley, Kyle, Kristen and Lucas. There are no services. David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611 is assisting the family at this time. Words of encouragement, fond memories, or photos may be placed for the family to receive at www.jasinfuneralhome.com http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=f1c1343546Obituary for ROBERT "BOB" LUCIEN STEINERRobert "Bob" Lucien Steiner, 67, of Perrysburg, passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. He was born September 20, 1947 in Toledo to the late Emil and Beverly (Fitzgerald) Steiner. Surviving are his sister, Robin (Ronald) Miller; niece, Courtney Miller; nephew Robert " Robbie" Miller; and a brother-in-law, James Iacoangeli. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Shelly Iacoangeli. Bob was a very religious man, teaching Bible study, collecting Bibles and giving them away. One of his greatest enjoyments in life was to read the Bible and spread the Word of God. He also found pleasure in a good meal, and always commented "this was the best meal I ever had". He was very devoted to his family, especially his niece and nephew, and prior to her death, caring for his mother. Visitation will be held on held from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611. Funeral Services will begin immediately following at 11 a.m. in the funeral home, Bob's cousin, the Reverend Jerry Elsholz, officiating. Burial will follow in Toledo Memorial Park.Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.jasinfuneralhome.com.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=e972343273Obituary for MICHAEL "MEEK" JOSEPH SCHRADER,JR.Michael Joseph "Meek" Schrader Jr., 33, of Cleveland, and formerly of Toledo, passed away tragically, on Sunday night, September 21, 2014 as the result of an automobile accident. He was born April 4, 1981 in Toledo to Michael Joseph, and Lynda (Barker) Schrader, Sr. He attended St. John Church and elementary school, and was a 2000 graduate of Central Catholic High school. He played football and baseball all through his school years, and was an outstanding athlete while at Central Catholic. He was an avid softball player and a fantasy football champ. Although he was a huge fan of all sports, he especially loved the Browns, The Ohio State Buckeyes, Tigers, Pistons, CAVS, and Indians. He attended Specs Howard School of broadcasting with hopes of becoming a sports commentator and most recently worked for Airport Nissan of Cleveland. He was the best dancer. He could "cut a mean rug & could give a great hug". Everyone gravitated towards him. He was always with a smile and larger than life. Meek liked to entertain, laugh, and make people happy. He touched the lives of those he met and became everyone's best buddy. Everyone considered him more of a "brother" than just a friend. His smile & laughter were contagious. The world has lost a brilliant, witty, beautiful person. Left to cherish Michael's memory are his parents, Michael (Debra Welch) and Lynda; sister, Cassi Lynn Schrader; brother, Austin "AJ" James Schrader; niece, Daci Mae Staszak; brother-like cousins, Tony, David, and Brandon Schrader, as well as numerous other cousins;fraternal grandfather, Roy (Phyllis Wilson)Schrader; best friend, Steve Tibbetts; and the love of his life, Megan Mueller.He was preceded in death by his fraternal grandmother, Judith Schrader and maternal grandparents,Raymond and Janet Barker. Visitation will be held on held from 2-7 p.m. on Friday, September 26, 2014 at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611, where funeral services will begin at 7 p.m., Fr. Alan Zobler, OSFS, officiating. Family and friends will gather on Saturday from 1 -2 p.m. before continuing on to Toledo Memorial Park for committal services and burial. Contributions are requested to the Schrader family c/o the funeral home. Online expressions of sympathy, fond memories, or photos may be made by visiting www.jasinfuneralhome.comhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=f7c3343271Obituary for VIRGIL M WHITEMr. Virgil White, of Point/Shoreland Community, died Tuesday in his home at the age of 89. He was born on an Osage Indian reservation in Wynona, OK. After a few years he moved to Toledo and attended Cherry Elementary School and graduated from Scott High School in 1943. Virgil served in the United States Air Force from 1944-1946 in Okinawa as Chief Mechanic and Staff Sergeant on an active airstrip for B29 bombers. When he came home after his service he married Amy (Losie) White on April 12, 1947. He taught at RETS Television School, he worked at Walding Kinnan & Marium appliances as service manager, Kisder Electronics, Toledo Scale, taught ten years at Sylvania High School and later worked and retired from Owens Illinois. Virgil served as Worthy Patron of Harbor Light Lodge; he was also a master Bridge player and loved to play golf with 7 holes in one. Virgil is survived and will be missed by his 3 children, Karen White, Linda (Kurt) Skinner and David White; along with 3 grandchildren. There will be no visitation and interment will be private. David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611 is assisting the family during this time.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=30a3342558Obituary for Ismael B. BernalIsmael B. Bernal, 90, of San Antonio, Texas formerly of Fostoria, passed away Monday September 15, 2014 at Mission Trail Baptist Hospital in San Antonio. He was born January 31, 1924 in Gonzales, Texas to the late Miquel and Soledad (Barron) Bernal. He married Maria Carmona, December 2, 1942 in Mexico and she survives in San Antonio. Also surviving are eleven children; Marvin (Yolanda) Bernal, Fostoria, OH, Mike (Maria) Bernal, San Antonio, Aurora Robinson, Fostoria, Bob Bernal, Fostoria, Alice (Butch) Gonzales, Fostoria, Mario (Trini) Bernal, Rosenburg, TX, Raul (Rachel) Bernal, San Antonio, Estela Bernal, San Antonio, Sylvia (Abel) Leal Jr., Fostoria, John Bernal, Fostoria and Rosalinda (Raymond) Valdez, San Antonio; brother, Daniel Bernal, Sr. Fostoria; as well as 28 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren , 3 great-great grandchildren and 3 step-grandchildren; and three half sisters, Teresa Cortez and Concha Mendoza of Findlay and Cheva Vela, Mexico. He was also preceded in death by a son, Joe Bernal Sr., two daughters, Consuelo Bernal, Consuelo Bernal, grandson, Miguel Bernal Jr., and son in law, Lloyd Robinson. Ismael was a member of St. Wendelin Parish. He was owner of Bernal Hauling Service until 1984 and he retired from Atlas on December 31, 1985. We will sadly miss our hardworking dad and have many wonderful memories to treasure. Memorial Mass is 10:30 am Saturday, September 27, 2014 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria with Rev. Nicholas Weibl presiding. The Rosary will be prayed at 10 am. A luncheon will follow in the parish hall. Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Church c/o Hoening Funeral Home 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, Ohio 44830 Online expressions of sympathy, photos and shared memories may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.comhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=c4a8342379Obituary for MARY 'PEGGY' K GILFORDA daughter was born October 21, 1930 to Jennie and George Foley, a baby sister to Dallas, Virginia, Margaret, Paul and Ed Foley. She became the wife of Lester Gilford and through that union a mother to six sons, Mark, Keith, Kevin, Brian, Matt and Gary. After the passing of her husband she traveled extensively around the world with her sister-in-law, Lily. She has stood on the Great Wall of China, white water rafted pass the moose in Alaska, felt the mist of Ireland on her face, gazed upon the ruins of Turkey and Greece, shopped the streets of London, walked up mountains in Venezuela, smiled at the kangaroos in Australia and bartered in the villages of Jamaica. She left us on September 15, 2014 to meet her husband and sons, Brian and Matthew to accompany her on the final journey on her itinerary. She leaves behind; sons, Mark (Janice), Keith (Ginny), Kevin (Karen) and Gary (Lindsey); 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren and surviving brother, Ed Foley. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 3-8 pm and again on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 9-10 am at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611. Funeral Services will begin in the funeral home on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 10 am. Interment will be in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Those wishing to make a contribution in Peggy's name are asked to consider Hospice of NW OH, 30000 E. River Road, Perrysburg, OH 43551. Words of encouragement, fond memories, or photos may be placed for the family to receive at www.jasinfuneralhome.com GOD SPEED MOM http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=7da5342550Obituary for SONNY J MATRICIANOSonny Matriciano, 74, of Toledo passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, September 15, 2014. Sonny was born March 5, 1940 to Peter and Florence Matriciano in Toledo, OH. He worked at Chrysler Jeep for 40 years, retiring in 2002. Sonny was a free spirit and loved his animals, weapons, skills and dragons. In his free time he loved to ride his Harley Trike. He was a long-standing member of the Iron Coffins Motorcycle Club. Sonny will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Yvonne; daughters, Debbie Smith, Tricia (Alfonso Crayton) Matriciano, and Tammy Matriciano; step-children, Julie Shaffer and Michael (Wendy) Evans; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; along with nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Jessica and sister and brother-in-law, Rosemary and Daniel Kendzierski. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 2-7 pm at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611. Funeral Services will begin directly after visitation at 7 pm that same evening. Interment is private. Those wishing to make a contribution in Sonny's memory are asked to consider Senior Independence Home Health and Hospice, 1001 Kingsmill Parkway, Columbus, OH 43229. Words of encouragement, fond memories, or photos may be placed for the family to receive at www.jasinfuneralhome.com http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=3fd1342592Obituary for VIRGINIA D. GREGORYVirginia D. Gregory, age 85, a lifelong Point-Shoreland Community resident, passed away Sunday morning, September 14, 2014 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo. She was a member of the Manhattan Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, and very active in her ministry. Virginia was born December 25, 1928 in Toledo to the late Howard and Beunita (Fisher) Coon. She married Donald W. Gregory February 22, 1947 and he preceded her in death January 19, 2000. Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Debra (Harold) Inderbitzen, Darla (Richard) Hamrick, Darlene (Michael) Abrell; a son, Dale W. Gregory; eleven grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald F. Coon; and a sister, Eldora R. Kawczynski. She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Dawn B. Gregory, in May of 1954, a son, Danny W. Gregory, in August of 2005, as well as two brothers, Carl L. & Howard R. Coon, and one sister, Bertha E. Wheeler. Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611, where funeral services will begin 11 a.m. on Friday, Brother Philip Crites, Officiating. Interment will follow in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions are requested to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Toledo. Online expressions of sympathy, fond memories or photos may be shared by visiting www.jasinfuneralhome.com. Virginia's family would like to thank Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Toledo, for the care and compassion given to their mother.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=5e18342378