Peter E. Smiciklas, age 86, of Parma passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. He was born to the late Nicholas and Christine (nee Komp) Smiciklas in Cleveland, OH on July 28, 1935.
A funeral mass will be held at 10am on Monday, March 21, 2022, at Holy Family Parish, 7367 York Rd, Parma, OH 44129. Family will greet friends from 3-7pm on Sunday, March 20, 2022, at Busch Funeral Home in Parma. Peter will be laid to rest at All Souls Cemetery following the mass.
Peter is survived by his daughters, Kitt (Jeff) Semanski and Kelly (Carrie) Smiciklas; grandson, Curtis Semanski; sister, Linda (Edward-deceased) Morget; many nieces and nephews; and beloved cat, Pumpkin.
In addition to his parents, Peter is preceded in death by his loving wife of 59 years, Geraldine (nee McCarthy), and brother, Nick (Ann) Smiciklas.
Peter was an active member of Holy Family Parish and volunteered as a Eucharistic Minister, helping with funeral services, and bringing communion to area nursing homes. He enjoyed working on projects around his home and yard and visiting with family, friends, and neighbors. Peter spent many years playing saxophone with his band: Pete Spencer and The Keynotes. More than anything, Peter loved his family. He frequently traveled to visit and attend events for nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed.