Eugene Palinchik, 91, of Medina, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2018. He was born in Lakewood on May 22, 1927, to the late Michael and Anna (Brinza) Palinchik.
Eugene was a member of St. Francis for over 60 years and involved with the Knights of Columbus there. He enjoyed golfing and was a jack-of-all-trades, being particularly skilled in carpentry. He served in the U.S. Navy in WWII.
He is survived by his children, Jim (Jackie) Palinchik, Beth Scott (Mateo Nieto), Mary Dutton (Rusty Reardon) and Michael Palinchik; grandchildren, Josie, Lindsay, Nathan, Julie, Brenda, David, Jessica, Andrew, Katie, Kelly and Michael; 12 great-grandchildren and his sisters, Carol Halloran and Donna Bogar.
Eugene was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 57 years, Shirley, in 2005; parents; brother, Ernest Palinchik and his sister, Barbara Smajdek.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 P.M., Monday, November 26, 2018 at Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 A.M., Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 606 E. Washington St., Medina, OH 44256. Father Tony Sejba will officiate and burial will follow at St. Francis Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Eugene's memory to St. Francis at the address above.
Online condolences may be left at waitefuneralhome.com