Robert Andrew Fragazi, 67, of Elyria, died at Haborside Healthcare in Westlake on Friday, December 07, 2007 following a short illness. Mr. Fragazi was born in Cleveland on January 22, 1940 and made his home in Elyria since 1988.Â He was the owner and operator of The Office Supply Center on Winkles Street in Elyria for 25 years. Mr. Fagazi was a graduate of St. Joseph High School in Cleveland and a graduate of Fenn College with a business degree.Â He served with the United States Army and was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife, Jean A. (nee Hastings) to whom he was married for 41 years; one daughter, Kathleen Kaizer of Elyria; two granddaughters, Kaylee Elizabeth and Kacey Marie Kaizer, both of Elyria; and one sister, Julie Fragazi of North Olmsted.Â Mr. Fragazi was "uncle" to many.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Donald C; and his parents, Cornell and Mary (nee Smolko) Fragazi.
Friends will be received at the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria on Tuesday, December 11 from 10 A.M. until the time of closing prayers at 11:30 A.M. A funeral mass will follow at 12 noon at St. Jude Catholic Church, 590Poplar Street, Elyria. The Reverend Father Frank P. Kosem, Pastor, will officiate.
Memorial contribution may be made to the St. Jude Building Fund at 590 Poplar Street, Elyria, Ohio 44035.