AMerican Veteran 10


November 11, 2021

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Age 95.

Beloved husband for over 61 years to Jean (nee Kasunic), dear father of Kathy (Paul) Rezek, Frank, Daniel (Kathy) Lizanich, loving grandfather of Alexander (Brittany), David Lizanich, Eva and Natalie Rezek, cherished brother of Margaret Cramer, fond uncle of many cherished nieces and nephews. George was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Helen Lizanich and siblings John, Frank, Charles, Michael, Stephen, Andrew, Anna Witkowski, Helen Garcia, and Julie Verbanetz.

A World War II Army infantry veteran. He received the French Legion of Honour and was knighted by the French government for his service in France in a ceremony at the American Legion, Jacubic Post 572 in December, 2014.

An avid softball player for the Huff & Puffer team; he is in the wall of fame in Cleveland and the Hall of Fame in the Senior Players Association in Mustang, OK.

Family will receive friends at the Mallchok Funeral Home, 5660 Ridge Road, Parma, OH. Monday, November 15, 2021 from 4-8 p.m. Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at Holy Spirit Byzantine Catholic Church, 5500 W. 54th Street, Parma, OH 44129 at 9:30 a.m. Private Interment with Military Honors will be held at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, OH.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to the Disabled American Veterans.

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November 15, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mallchok Funeral Home
5660 Ridge Road
Parma, OH 44129

Funeral Service
November 16, 2021

9:30 AM
Holy Spirit Byzantine Catholic Church
5500 West 54th Street
Parma, OH 44129


Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
10175 Rawiga Road
Seville, Ohio 44273


Disabled American Veterans
1240 E 9th Street, #1017B, Cleveland OH 44199
Tel: 1-216-522-3507

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