Daniel Joseph Cikunczuk, 62, of Lodi, passed away at his home Monday, January 21, 2019. He was born June 13, 1956 in Cleveland, to Steve and Marie (Coniglio) Cikunczuk. His family moved to Brunswick, where he graduated from St. Ambrose Catholic School in 1974.
Dan attended Electrician's Trade School in Columbus and had worked for several local contractors. He joined the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 38 in Cleveland. For a number of years, Dan volunteered his electrical skills in preparation for Brunswick's Old Fashion Days. He married Melanie Tyson on July 7, 2000. They moved to Florida that year, where Dan worked as an electrician at Cape Canaveral. They moved to Lodi in 2005 and Dan continued working before retiring three years ago due to health complications. Dan was a member and had served as a Deacon at Lodi First Congregational Church. He also attended First Baptist Church in Medina.
In addition to his wife, Melanie; three stepchildren, Shawna, Shelby and A.J. Filley; five stepgrandchildren, Roz and Wes Liddy, Delanie and Airianna Williams and Riley Gliha; two sisters, Karen Cikunczuk of Wooster, Eva Marie (Bob) Snyder of Texas and two nephews, Jeremy and Damian Snyder.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 3 P.M. at Lodi First Congregational Church, 114 Church St., Lodi. The Reverend David Dake will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Husky Rescue.
Arrangements by Parker Funeral Home, Lodi (330-948-1122).
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