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Mark Erkman

June 2, 1932 ~ December 28, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Mark Erkman Obituary

Liberty, Ohio

Mark Erkman, 91

Mark Erkman passed away peacefully on Thursday December 28, 2023.

Mark was born on June 2, 1932, son of Milos and Julia Erkman of Youngstown, Ohio

Mark attended Wilson High School. Mark ran the family business, Worker’s Tavern, with his two brothers until he retired in 1998. He was a member and held many office positions of Old Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church. He enjoyed volunteering for Bingo weekly at the church. He also had a love for sports. His favorite teams were the Cleveland Browns and the Cleveland Guardians (Indians). He played on a bowling team and basketball team when he was younger.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane of 54 years and his brothers Sam, Steve, Pete, Nick, and his sister Mildred. He will be sadly missed by his children Mark Erkman (Grace), of Spring, Texas and Tami Erkman-Bernardini (Dante) of Charleston, South Carolina. His grandchildren, Nicolette Erkman of Dallas, Texas and Kristin Erkman of Austin, Texas.

Friends may call on Wednesday, January 3, 2024 from 10:00 to 11:30 am at Old Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church, 420 North Raccoon Rd. Youngstown, Ohio with a service starting at 11:30 am.

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January 3, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Old Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church
420 N Raccoon Rd
Youngstown, OH 44515


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