Michael J. Sobona

September 15, 1940 ~ October 28, 2020 (age 80)


SALEM – Michael J. Sobona, 80, died Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at Salem North Healthcare Center. He was born September 15, 1940 in Salem, son of the late John J. and Mary Ellen (Zelina) Sobona.

Michael had worked as a guard and Quaker Security for ten years. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council 1818 and Salem Slovak Club.

Besides his parents, a brother, Joseph Harvith also preceded him in death.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 30, 2020 at St. Paul Catholic Church with Father Robert Edwards officiating. Calling hours will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at Stark Memorial. For the safety of the Sobona family, please adhere to social distancing and bring your own mask. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Knight of Columbus Council 1818, P.O. Box 803, Salem, OH 44460.

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October 30, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Stark Memorial Funeral Home
1014 E. State St.
Salem, OH 44460

Mass of Christian Burial
October 30, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Paul Catholic Church
935 East State Street
Salem, OH 44460


Knights of Columbus Council 1818
P.O. Box 803, Salem OH 44460

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