Demboski James A. from old websiteFormer Suffield trustee James A. Demboski passed away on February 16th at the age of 90.  Demboski had served a total of twelve years as trustee on two different occasions; from 1966 to 1973 and then again from 2010 through 2013.  He also served on the Suffield Township Zoning Commission from 2006 through 2009.  As a man about town, he belonged to almost every civic organization and at one time or another was president of each.  

Demboski was born in Ellet, but he lived in Suffield most of his life and graduated from Suffield High School. Jim served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and retired from Demboski Milk Transport after 11 years of service. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Korean War Vets, Mogadore VFW Post 8487, Lions Club (charter member), Knights of Columbus, Suffield Euchre Club, and was past president of FFA. Jim’s hobbies included boating, fishing, hunting, playing cards and Euchre. He played football and basketball in high school, and was a Cleveland Cavs and Browns fan. He also enjoyed dinning out.

Preceded in death by his parents and siblings, he is survived by his wife of 67 years, Josephine E. (Biltz); sons, James (Peg) of Akron, John of Randolph, Steve (Elise) of Marietta, Ga., and Paul (Bonnie) of Dublin, Ohio; daughters, Peggy (Scott) Granger of North Canton, Teresa (Steve) Shanafelt of Tallmadge, Kathy (Bob) Garlow of Kernersville, N.C., Annette (Jack) MacEwen of Stow and Rita (Matt) Furino of Uniontown; 28 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2643 Waterloo Road, Mogadore, Ohio 44260 with Father Thomas Acker, S.J. presiding. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, where Mogadore VFW Post 8487 will provide military honors. Visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday prior to the service, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The family suggests memorials to St. Joseph Catholic Church and Lourdes Grotto.

   

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Trustee Meetings Now Open To Public

The Suffield Township Board of Trustees will hold their regular meetings at the normal times.  These meetings will still take place at the Suffield Community Room at 1256 Waterloo Road.  Social distancing will be required, but otherwise they will be open to the public.  Because of distancing guidelines, access to the meetings will on a first come, first serve basis.  Welcome back!

 

Annual Crafts Bazaar At The Suffield United Christian Church Has Been Canceled For 2020

The annual Crafts Bazaar usually held during the first week of November at the Suffield United Christian Church has been canceled for this year.  The organizers of the event hope to return next year.

 

 

Suffield Township Historical Society Meetings Are Canceled, BUT The Museum Is Open On Selected Dates

As of September 22, 2020, thanks to the Covid virus and Health Department orders on limiting attendance at meetings, the STHS is still canceling meetings indefinitely.  However, people who wish to view the museum and all of its treasures can still go there on the four following dates:  Saturday October 10, Sunday October 25, Saturday November 14 and Sunday November 22.  The museum will be open from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on those days.   For more information please contact Elizabeth Vence at 330-354-3625, or contact her at the new STHS e-mail address:  suffieldtwphistory@gmail.com.

 

 

Suffield Township Website Passes 610,000 Visitors Since April 1, 2015

As of November 18, 2020, Suffield Township's website had 610,112 visitors since April 1, 2015.  Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 420.76 per day.  Thanks for taking a look at "suffieldtownshipohio.com".  Tell your friends about us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wingfoot Lake State Park is Suffield's only park.   It was opened by the Ohio State Parks & Recreation Department in 2009.  Goodyear had operated the park since the 1960's as a private playground for its employees and for corporate retreats.  As the company footprint grew smaller in the Akron area Goodyear decided to close the park in 2006.  To learn more about the park, such as rental of the facilities, visit the park's website:  http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/wingfootlake

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