Former Akron District Golf Association board member Rich Slivinski passed away suddenly on December 4th at the age of just 51, and a memorial event for will be held at Dusty’s Yacht Club, 4764 Dusty’s Rd. Akron, OH (Portage Lakes) this Saturday, December 14th at 2 p.m.
‘Ziggy’ was as nice a guy as you will ever meet, and a damn good competitive golfer. He was a great help in building up the ADGA, and he will most certainly be missed.
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Richard J. Slivinski “Ziggy”, 51, of Akron, Ohio, formerly of Martins Ferry, Ohio, passed suddenly on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Trinity West Hospital.
He was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio on August 13, 1962, the son of Barbara McKean Slivinski and the late Richard W. Slivinski. He was a graduate of Northwest High School and had obtained a B.A. from The College of Wooster.
Richard had been employed in logistics. He was an avid sportsman and golfer. He enjoyed spending time with his family and cousins, and with his friends at the Shortcreek Sportsman Club, where he served as trustee.
In addition to his father, Richard, he was preceded in death by his grandparents. He is survived by his mother; stepfather, Frank Gold-schmidt of New Franklin; uncles, Joseph C. (Dolly) Slivinski of Dillonvale, Ohio, John (Marsha) McKean of Doylestown, Ohio, Leo H. (Wendy) McKean of Mogadore, Ohio, and Jack Logue of New Franklin, Ohio; aunt, Carol McKean SCN of Nazareth, Ky.