John James “Rocky” Rakovec
Age 85 of Brook Park passed away peacefully June 10, 2018 while surrounded by family. Rocky is survived in life by Betty, his beloved wife of 64 years.Loving father of Jeanne , Gerri (Dave) Liskay, Judy (Billy) Blahovec, and son- in- law, Greg Coleman. Dearest brother of Thomas, Frank (dec) (Louella) and the following deceased: Joseph (Bernie) and Mary Ann (Joseph) Hlavaty. Cherished grandfather of Kyle, Lisa (Jeremy), Christine, Elizabeth, Evan, Bryan (Bridget), Abbe (Gavin) and Rachael. Great Grandfather of Ashley, Alex, Amberleigh, Aavin, Acheson, Adley, Braylon, Daniel, Grayson, Harvey, Roy, Jack and Clay.
Veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
Past Commander and 65 year Member of American Legion Post 610.
The family will receive friends in celebration of John’s life at Humenik Funeral Chapel, 14200 Snow Rd., Brook Park, 44142 on Monday, June 18, 2018 from 4-8 PM. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Mary Queen of the Apostles Church at 9:30 a.m. Internment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. For those who wish, the family suggests contributions to the Holy Family Hospice, 6707 State Rd., Parma, Ohio 44134.