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 Mark Edward Purnell

Mark Edward Purnell

Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Death 11 Nov 2007 (aged 54)
Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, USA
Burial Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 86860515 · View Source
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Mark Edward Purnell, 54, of Tiffin, died Sunday morning, Nov. 11, 2007, at his residence.

He was born Nov. 4, 1953, in Akron, to Jack F. and Bonnie J. (Sutter) Purnell. On April 23, 1988, he married Cindy O'Connell.

Survivors include his mother, Bonnie of Tiffin; wife, Cindy; son, Michael (Angie) Mogel of Tiffin; brother, Kenneth P. (Leah) Purnell of California; sister, Cheryl K. (Keith) Mong of Pennsylvania; two grandchildren, Michael Jr. and Zachary Mogel, both of Tiffin; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and two cats, Mike and Gabe.

Preceding him in death was his father.

Mark had a gift of making people laugh. He loved poetry, music, outdoors, meeting people and making friends. He traveled around to many festivals in the United States and Canada, often folk-singing with Patchwork. He drove taxi cab for 17 years and was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, where he loved Jesus, his church and his church family.

Memorial service is 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, at First Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Hugh McElroy officiating. Burial is at a later date at Fairmont Cemetery.

Friends may visit 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, at First Church of the Nazarene, 777 E. TR 201, Tiffin.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424 assisted with arrangements

Pub. The Advertiser-Tribune, 13 Nov 2007




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