Daniel R. Brodnik

August 5, 1953 ~ January 13, 2019 (age 65)

Brodnik, Daniel, age 65, beloved husband of Michelle Mazurek and loving father of Neal (Christina), son of Agnes (nee Kirchner) and the late Louis, dear brother of Louis (Jane), Martyn (Melanie), Michele Bilak (Roger), Connie Croyle (Steve), John (Leslie), Michael (Joyce), Richard (Pam), brother-in-law of Pat Nest (William) and Harriet Gannon, nephew of Anne Dyke and Rhoda Brodnik, uncle of numerous nephews and nieces and good friend to many.  Dan passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on January 13, 2019 in Florida. Michelle and Dan met forty-four years ago walking down Euclid Avenue at Cleveland State University and they continued to walk together, happily married, for forty-two years.

            Prior to his retirement, Dan was Director of Buildings and Grounds for the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland for over twenty years. He enjoyed fishing, bird watching, sailing, and cooking and shared his time and many talents freely. His home was an open house every Thanksgiving and Christmas and his heart was open year-round his entire life. He will be remembered for his warmth, kindness, humor, and generosity.  He will be dearly missed.

            Services will be held at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church located at 525 Dover Center Road, Bay Village, Ohio on February 8,2019 at 11:00 AM. The family will receive relatives and friends at 10:00 AM at the church prior to Mass.

            In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the West Side Catholic Center  (, Cleveland, Ohio.



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