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Rick Bukovitz, 67

Orrville — Rick Bukovitz, age 67, of Orrville, died Saturday, December 31, 2022, at Aultman Orrville Hospital, following a brief battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
Rick was born on May 27, 1955, in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, to the late Simon and Thelma (Kashary) Bukovitz and graduated from Laurel Highlands in 1973. He went on to study engineering at Penn State University and graduated in 1975.  He married Deborah M. Eisenhardt on September 1, 1979, in Pittsburgh, PA. Deborah survives.
He worked as a Product Development Engineer for Wooster Brush for 30 + years, retiring on June 30, 2019. During his time he had 18 patents to his name.
Rick was an avid golfer, liked playing table tennis and was ranked in the state. He loved all sports and playing fantasy football. He enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren where he loved watching them play sports and was a proud PaPa. He enjoyed family vacations to Idlewild, PA., and was a proud father to two amazing sons and daughter-in laws.
In addition, to Deborah, Rick is survived by two sons, Derek (Sue) Bukovitz of Orrville, and Corey (Heidi) Bukovitz of Medina; five grandchildren, Brooklyn, Addison, Hazel, Willow, and Cooper Bukovitz; brother, Ron (Jane) Bukovitz of Heath, TX; niece and nephew, Betsy & Brandon.
Friends may call on Thursday, January 5, 2023, at Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, at Auble Funeral Home. Burial will take place at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville.
Memorials may be made to Cleveland Clinic Leukemia Center 9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44195, 216-444-2200, my.clevelandclinic.org
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at www.aublefuneralhome.com.

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