Obituary for Homer L. Stocker
Homer Lamar Stocker, 90, passed away on August 6, 2017.
He was born in Cleveland to the late Homer S. and Mabel Stocker, and raised in Canton & Twinsburg. He served his country in the U.S. Merchant Marines and the U.S Army. Homer graduated from Ohio University, where he met his wife of 55 years, Patricia (Donahue) Stocker. They lived in Stow for over 50 years until he moved to Laurel Lake in Hudson. Homer worked in executive-level finance & accounting positions for Lear Siegler/Lucas Aerospace until he retired. Homer also remodeled the family home with carpentry, electrical, & plumbing skills. He enjoyed gardening, refinishing antiques, traveling, and (best of all) spending time with his grandchildren during his retirement years. He was a long-time active member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
Homer was preceded in death by his wife, Pat; infant daughter, Theresa; and brother-in-law, Ivor Peters. He is survived by his children, Barry (Diane), Gary (Harriet), Patrick (Karen), Monica (Frank) Smolinski, Laurie (Steve) Diese and Julie (Jerry) Rudowsky; sister, Marilyn Peters, brother, John (Irene); grandchildren, Thomas (Danielle) and Lara Stocker, Benjamin, Caroline and Nathaniel Stocker, Thea (Craig), Julieanne (A.J.), Luke (Allison), Jacob and Hannah Smolinski, Leanne, Andrea and Kerianne Diese, Emma and Anna Rudowsky; great grandchildren, Gabriella, Judah, Luca, Stella, Ruby and Ozzy; numerous nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. at the Dunn-Quigley Funeral Home, Stow Chapel (3333 Kent Road). Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Stow. Interment at Northlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to the Holy Family School Endowment Fund or the Twinsburg Historical Society.
Special thanks to the caring staff at Laurel Lake.
Life Story for Homer L. Stocker