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David J. Poduska

David J. Poduska, 70, of North Ridgeville, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at his home, following a short illness. He was born in Lakewood, and grew up in Fairview Park, before moving to North Ridgeville in 1971, from North Olmsted.

David worked as a commercial insurance broker for the Marsh and McLennan Agency in Cleveland before retiring in 1994, after 15 years of service. He spent his free time working around the house, golfing and working on his computer. He loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Alice M. Poduska of North Ridgeville; daughters, Jennifer (Matthew) Carandang of Avon and Stefanie (Chris) Titterington of Olmsted Falls; six grandchildren, Matthew, Jr., Jocelyn, Cameron, Alexander, Lauren, and Jessica Carandang; brother, William (Marilyn) Poduska of North Ridgeville; and sisters, Debbie (Raun) Kopp of Brunswick and Barbara Janovsky of Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Martha (nee Malloy) Poduska; and infant brother, John Poduska.

Friends may call Thursday, March 20, 2014, from 5 until 8 P.M., at Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville. Prayer services will be held at the funeral home at 9:30 A.M., followed be a Mass of Christian Burial, Friday, March 21, 2014, at 10 A.M., at St. Peters Catholic Church, 35777 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville. Reverend Bob Franco, Pastor, will be the Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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