2008-04-30 / Obituaries

Alfred P. Furko

Alfred P. Furko, age 63 years, of Archbold, passed away early Sunday morning, April 27, 2008, at the Toledo Hospital, where he was a patient nine days.

He was born Nov. 5, 1944, at Oakmont, Pa., a son of Joseph and Mary (Siplive) Furko Sr.

He received his BS degree from Defiance College, and his Master's degree from St. Francis, College in Fort Wayne, Ind. He was a teacher, coach, and counselor at Liberty Center High School many years, and since retirement worked for the Fulton County Senior Center.

He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Archbold, the Eagles Lodge, and an associate member of the American Legion and VFW, both in Wauseon.

He is survived by his parents, Joseph and Mary Furko Sr. of Archbold; one brother, Joseph (Judy) Furko Jr. of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.; and one sister, Virginia Buehrer of Archbold.

Private services were held Tuesday at Short Funeral Home in Archbold with Father Gary M. Ferguson officiating. Interment followed in St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery.

The family suggests that memorials be given to Fulton County Senior Center.

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