Frank James “Jim” Stanko, age 64, passed away unexpectedly on March 11, 2023. He was born in Santa Monica, CA to Francis and Jamima (nee: Gayhart) Stanko on December 16, 1958. He graduated from Massillon Washington High School ‘77 and then attended Case Western Reserve where he earned his BS in mechanical engineering ‘84. He later earned his MBA from Weatherhead School of Management ‘95. Jim worked at Argo-Tech for most of his career and later retired from Eaton Corporation. He enjoyed golf, football, watching movies and films, and was a music enthusiast. His favorite activity later in life was walking with his dog, Bella.
Jim is survived by his wife, Maura O’Beirne-Stanko; two children, Christine and Justin Stanko; and siblings, John (Jennifer) and Jerry Stanko.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Jamima Stanko; and his grandparents Frank and Anna Stanko and Jim and Dora Gayhart.
Family will receive friends on March 20, 2023 at Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St. Chardon, OH from 4 P.M. to 6 P.M. for a visitation and concluding with a prayerful tribute at 6 P.M. The family is requesting masks be worn during the visitation. There will be masks available at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements made by the Burr Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chardon, Ohio.
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