The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

January 28, 2013

Thomas Girman

Star Beacon

ROME — Thomas Girman, age 94, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Briar Hill Health Care with his family by his side.

He was born July 29, 1918, in Cleveland, the son of Andrew and Agnes (Hrzik) Girman. He served in the United States Naval Air Force during WWII in the pacific theater. He was married to Wilma (Horner) on Nov. 24, 1954.

Thomas retired from family farming and custom combining. He enjoyed his family and nature in general. 

He is survived by his sons, Donald (Rita) Girman, Michael (Valerie) Girman and Dennis (Betty) Switzer; daughter, Karen (Arthur) Stetka; sisters, Irene (Joseph) Prokop and Mary Ciha; sister-in-law, Marilyn Girman; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma; granddaughter, Michele Switzer; sisters, Rosie Marietta and Evelyn Girman; and a brother, George Girman.

In respecting with Thomas’s wishes, no calling hours will be observed. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Ashtabula County Humane Society, P.O. Box 422, Jefferson, Ohio 44047 or Animal Protective League, 5970 Green Road, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004. Please note In Memory of Thomas Girman.

Arrangements handled by PAINE-GUERRIERO FUNERAL HOME, Orwell, Ohio. Obituary and condolences at