Kenneth J. Azar age 84 ,
of Akron, Ohio a beloved father, grandfather, great-
Grandfather, brother and son entered into rest peacefully April 3, 2012
Ken was a Lt. in the U.S. Airforce during the Korean war. He was a graduate of The Univ.
of Akron earning a Bachelor's degree in teaching where he worked for the Akron Board of
Education for several years. He eventually branched out into the business world where he
was a successful businessman and Real Estate Broker.
Kenneth loved working out, especially playing handball with his buddies at the Downtown
YMCA. He loved his family, life, cooking and his vacations to Naples, Florida.
He is survived by children Denise Benko (Charles), Lisa Yerian (Lane), Michelle Francisco(Ronald)
David Azar, Erika Azar Houska,and Christian Azar.
He was the loving husband and friend of Margaret Azar. dearst brother to Joyce Simon (John) and
loving grandpapa and gramps to many grandchildren and great grand children who will miss him
He was preceded in death by his grandson Landon Azar Franciso and brother Floyd Azar.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April.6 11am at the St. George Antiochian Orthodox
Church 3204 Ridgewood Rd Akron, Ohio 44333 where the family will receive friends one
hour prior to the service. Rev. Father Louis Mahshie officiating.
The family will receive friends at the Catavolos Funeral Home 3653 W. Market Street
Fairlawn Ohio Thursday 4-8pm
Interment Rose Hill Burial Park.
In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial contributions may be made to St. George
Antiochian Orthodox Church Building Fund.
Online tributes and condolences may be viewed and expressed at wwwcatavolosfunerralhome.com