Dennis Andrew Panko

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Dennis Andrew Panko, age 77, of Mentor, Ohio passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby, Ohio. Dennis was born August 14, 1941 in Cleveland, Ohio.

He was employed as a machinist for Picker International in Highland Heights, Ohio. He retired in 1989. Dennis loved to fish, hunt, and was an avid Cleveland Indians fan. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Mary Ann (Galinsky), daughter Christine (David), sons Dennis (Renee), Brian (Christine), seven grandchildren, sister Cheryl Nahrstedt, and brother David.

He is preceded in death by his parents Andrew and Louise (Meyer) Panko and his sister Linda Barta. He will forever hold a special place in our hearts and will be dearly missed.

To honor Dennis a Celebration of Life will be held Saturday June 8, 2019. For further details please contact the family directly via email at