John Samonek (1926 - 2010)

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Born March 17, 1926 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
Died August 12, 2010 at Zephyrhills, Pasco County, FL , USA at 84 years old.
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Birth


Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan

Education

Manchester High School

Professions

Michigan State Trooper
Circuit Court of Monroe County Magistrate
Millwright

Death

at Gulf Regional Hospice,
5760 Dean Dairy Rd, Zephyrhills, Pasco County, FL USA

Burial / Funeral

at Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery,
11531 US Highway 301, Dade City, Pasco County, FL USA

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Last Known Residence

4931 Ryals Rd, Zephyrhills, Pasco County, Florida USA

Given name

John

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Gender

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Last updated

April 27, 2013 7:17 am

Family History

John Samonek (1926 - 2010) was born on March 17, 1926 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. He was born into the Samonek family.

He died on August 12, 2010 at Gulf Regional Hospice, 5760 Dean Dairy Rd, Zephyrhills, Pasco County, FL USA at 84 years old. John was buried on August 17, 2010 in Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery, 11531 US Highway 301, Dade City, Pasco County, FL USA.

John Samonek's last known residence is at 4931 Ryals Rd, Zephyrhills, Pasco County, Florida USA.

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John Samonek, 84, of Zephyrhills, died Thursday, August 12th, 2010, at Gulf Regional Hospice in Zephyrhills. He was deeply loved by his family and will be greatly missed by those who knew him.

John was born March 17, 1926, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of the late Stanley Aloise and Frances Elizabeth (Wojcik) Samonek and was a graduate of Manchester High School at age 16.

On June 1, 1959, he married Donna Marie Danhausen in Fenton, Michigan. They lived in Michigan for several years before moving to Florida in 1986.

John served with pride as a Michigan State Trooper for 25 years, seeing duty in Flint, Houghton, Blissfield, and Erie City Posts before retiring in 1973 as a Sergeant.

He was a lifelong member of the Manchester Masonic Lodge, a Circuit Court of Monroe County Magistrate, and a millwright. He enjoyed golf, metal fabricating, and a variety of projects in his workshop where he enjoyed working with his hands.

John will be missed by: his beloved wife of 51 years, Donna Marie Samonek of Zephyrhills; two sisters, Sonia Volgyi of Westland, Michigan and Josephine Meriwether of Claire, Michigan; two sons, Thomas Lee Samonek (and his wife Kimberly) and Charles Floyd Samonek of Zephyrhills; 5 grandchildren (and their spouses): Ron, Tom, Tim, Fawn, and Christopher; 4 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers: Joseph, Walter, Stanley (Leo and Vincent who died in infancy); 5 sisters: Stephanie, Mary, Helen, Estelle, Margaret; and his precious daughter, Judy Kay Story.

Friends may call from 4-6 p.m., Monday, August 16, 2010 at the Hodges Family Funeral Home on Highway 54 West in Zephyrhills. Services celebrating the life of John will be held on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Belcher officiating. Burial will be held at the Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery in Dade City.

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