ASHTABULA — Joseph J. Markiewicz, age 71, of Ashtabula, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at his home.
Joe was born Jan. 25, 1942, in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Joseph and Mary Frances (Dackiewicz) Markiewicz. From 1959 to 1963, Joe served honorably in the U.S. Navy.
Joe loved fishing but most important to him was his family and his dog, “Wags.”
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Markiewicz of Ashtabula; sons, Joseph Patrick (Darlene Tarbet) Markiewicz of Willowick and Michael James (Missi) Markiewicz of Perry; step-sons, David and Matthew Mroz; sister, Mary Ann (Alex) Villanueva; grandchildren, Lindsey Nicole Markiewicz and Mandy Markiewicz; and great-granddaughter, Makayla Markiewicz.
He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
At his request there will be no services.
DUCRO FUNERAL SERVICES AND CREMATORY, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula is handling the arrangements.
Obituary at www.ducro.com and starbeacon.com.