In memory of Michael F. Yavorsky

Michael Francis Yavorsky was born on March 20, 1947,
and he passed away on Friday, March 7, 2008.
The Boroken Wand Ceremony was March 11, 2008.
The Funeral was September 12, 2008.
Final resting place: Resurrection Cemetary

Mike was a past president of Ring 68 and a member of the first Conclave Committee.

The Late Great Mike Yavorsky
Mike Yavorsky performs at IBM Ring 68 meeting.
Dec.13 2007

From The Blade - Obituary

Published in the Toledo Blade from 3/9/2008 - 3/10/2008
Michael F. Yavorsky

Michael F. Yavorsky of Toledo, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2008 at home. Mike was born on March 20, 1947 in Toledo to Michael and Gertrude (Niemeyer) Yavorsky. A 1965 graduate of Central Catholic High School and a graduate of the UT College of Engineering, he was employed as an industrial engineer for United Technologies for 25 years, retiring in 1997. Michael was a tireless volunteer for many organizations. He devoted countless hours whenever needed to many organizations, including the Kidney Foundation and their annual “Lollipop Sale”, WTOL’s “Call for Action”, The Eleanor Kahle Center, the Toledo Zoo’s “Zoo Ed” program, “Music Under The Stars, and the Ohio Theatre where he was a member of the Board of Trustees. Passionate about singing, he was a member of the Toledo Choral Society, the church choir’s of St. Agnes, St. Catherine, and Regina Coeli Catholic Church, the CCHS Alumni Glee Club, and the Eleanor Kahle Center Choir. Michael was a member of the The Toledo Society of Magicians, Ring 68, International Brotherhood of Magicians and the Society of American Magicians, the St. Pat’s singles group, CAC, and a regular contributor to the Trivia and Kryptogram of the Lagrange St. News. He also had many friends at the Wildwood Dialysis Center where he was a longtime patient. Mike was a generous man with a gentle heart who would do anything for anyone. He will be greatly missed by the all who knew and loved him.

Mike is survived by his sister, Nancy (Chuck) Kubiak of Toledo; nieces, Kimberly (Robert) McKinney of Columbus, OH and Suzanna Kubiak of Cleveland, OH; nephews, Capt. Michael (Emily) Kubiak USAF of Melbourne, FL and Nicholas Kubiak of Toledo; and great nieces, Maggie and Megan McKinney, and Aubrey Kubiak.

Family and friends may visit on Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. in the Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe, 114-128 East Alexis Rd., where members of the Regina Coeli Church Holy Name Society will lead a rosary at 6 p.m. This will be followed by a Broken Wand Ceremony at 7 p.m. Funeral Services will begin on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home and continue with the Funeral Mass in Regina Coeli Church at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Special thanks to Bob and Lois Manion , the Bauman-Reuscher family,the Hill family, Anne Marie Dellaflora , Lee and Jessica Emerson , and all of Mike ’s wonderful neighbors on Eggeman Ave. for watching over him. Please view and share online condolences and memories at

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