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Nicholas Hunter

January 31, 1964 — September 12, 2022

Nicholas Hunter

Sgt. Nicholas M. Hunter III. Proud 29 year member of the Parma Police Department, Badge #607. Loving companion of Barbara Sonnier. Dear son of Nicholas II and Dorothy Hunter. Loving father of Leona O'Neal (Patrick), Eboni Ewart (Mark), Nick Hunter IV (Brittani), Elizabeth Cornejo (Abraham), special dad of Brianne Sonnier. Brother of Nichelle Hunter and Christian Hunter (Araminta). Grandfather of Lila, Paige, Phoenix, Pharrah, Ethan, Adrian, Jaxon, Nico. Special uncle of Britney and uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend to many. Nicholas was a hardworking family man. He was proud to be the first African-American police officer in Parma, OH. He told the truth, told it like it is. He was a big movie buff, poker player and video game player. He passed away Monday September 12, 2022. Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Parma Animal Shelter, 6260 State Road, Parma, OH 44134 or at www.parmashelter.org  Funeral service will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 6750 State Road, Parma, OH on Thursday September 22 at 10:30am. To view a livestream of the service, visit 
https://my.gather.app/remember/nicholas-hunter-iii at the time of the service. Interment will be at Lake View Cemetery, 12316 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland. Private visitation for family and Parma Police Department on Wednesday September 21 from 3:00-4:00pm. Public visitation will be from 4:00-8:00pm Wednesday at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44134. 

 

 

 

Funeral Procession Route for Sgt. Nicholas M. Hunter III

Thursday September 22, 2022

 

Funeral Procession will be leaving St. Anthony of Padua Church, 6750 State Road, in Parma at approximately 11:30am.

Will turn North on State Road.

West on Fruitland Avenue

North on Forest Hills Drive

West on Orchard Park Drive and continue onto Powers Blvd.

Will stop briefly at the Parma Justice Center

Will turn North on Ridge Road and will stop briefly at Parma City Hall

Continue North on Ridge Road and enter I-480 East

Will take Rt. 176 North and continue onto Rt. 71 North to I-90 East

Will take I-90 East to Martin Luther King Jr Drive and go South on Martin Luther King Jr Drive

North on East Blvd

East on Ford Road and will cross over Euclid Avenue to continue onto Mayfield Road

Will travel Mayfield Road through Little Italy

Will enter Lake View Cemetery through the Mayfield Road gate

 

There will be multiple road closures along this route. Approximate arrival at Lake View Cemetery is 12:30pm

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Visitation

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Parma

7501 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129

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Funeral Service

Thursday, September 22, 2022

10:30 - 11:30am (Eastern time)

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

6750 State Road, Parma, OH 44134

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