Michael F. Chmura, 65, of Meadville passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community.
Michael was born in Meadville on July 9, 1948, a son of the late John and Kathryn McGinty Chmura.
Michael had previously been employed by Talon Inc. of Meadville and Abex Corporation of Saegertown. In his later years Michael had been employed by Quality Markets of Meadville. He was a 1966 graduate of Meadville High School.
He was a member of St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church, Meadville.
Michael is survived by a son, Brion Chmura and his wife, Beth, and a daughter, Kimberly Chmura, both of Pittsburgh; three grandchildren, Alex and Aliesa Chmura, and Emma Courtemanche; two sisters, Diane Johnson and her husband, Lance, of Meadville, and Kathleen Chmura of Virginia Beach, Va.; a niece, Melissa Chamberlain of Virginia Beach; and two great-nieces, Lani Storm and Lila.
In addition to his parents, Michael was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Lauren Elisabeth Chmura; and a nephew, Ted Johnson.
Michael was an avid collector of model airplanes and trains, and he was an astronomy enthusiast. He enjoyed reading, fishing and the outdoors. He also enjoyed visiting with neighbors, family, friends and his grandchildren.
Family and friends are invited to call on Monday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, where a scripture service will be conducted at 3.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church, 383 Arch St., Meadville, with Father Johnathan Schmolt, pastor, as celebrant.
Interment will take place in St. Brigid Cemetery, West Mead Township, at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to The Blind Association, 312 Chestnut St., Meadville, Pa. 16335; or to Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.
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