Carlo R. King, Avon High Class of '47

Longtime resident of Avon and Avon Lake.

Carlo R. King, age 83, passed away on Oct. 10, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on May 26, 1929 in Avon, Ohio.

He graduated from Class of 1947.

He lived in Avon Lake for more than 45 years coming from Lorain and was employed at C.E.I. for more than 40 years before his retirement in 1992 as a troubleshooting electrician.

Carlo donated more than 30 gallons of blood to the Lorain County Blood Bank and Life Share Blood Bank. A devoted husband and father, he also enjoyed bowling in the Avon Senior Bowling League.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Marion (nee Kennedy) King, children Sandra (Brad) Sedar, Carl (Kathy) King, Sharon (Gary Pinter) King, Debbie King, and Richard (Janet) Hamel, seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and sister, Doris Botos.

He was preceded in death by his parents Ernest and Martha (nee Wilgus) King, his first wife Gertrude (nee Traxler) King, sister Helen and brothers, Leslie, Warren, Ralph, Earl and John.

The family will receive friends at the Misencik Funeral Home, 36363 Detroit Rd. in Avon on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.  and 6 p.m. -8 p.m. 

A 10 a.m. service will be held on Monday, Oct. 15 at Lakeshore United Methodist Church, 33119 Electric Blvd. Avon Lake. Please meet at the church.

Entombment is at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44110, Lakeshore United Methodist Church, 33119 Electric Blvd. Avon Lake, Ohio 44012 or Life Share Blood Bank, 105 Cleveland St., Elyria, Ohio 44035.

Information courtesy of Misencik Funeral Home.


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