Thomas P. Kordic

March 7, 1932 - March 27, 2017

Thomas P. Kordic, age 85, of Lakewood, Ohio passed away March 27, 2017, after a long illness, at Villa St. Joseph-Skilled Nursing Facility in Garfield Heights, Ohio. As Thomas breathed his last breath, he peacefully passed away surrounded by his sister, Mary Ann, and the compassionate caregivers of Villa St. Joseph and Hospice of the Western Reserve. Beloved father of Jay Kordic (Debbie) of Plant City, Florida, Mark Kordic (Paula) of Fort Worth, Texas, and Craig Kordic (Darlene) of Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Loving grandfather of eight: Jenna, Austin, Jennifer, Scott, Taylor, Amber, Seth, and Paul. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Julia Kordic, and his brother, David Kordic (Sharon) of Willoughby, Ohio. He is survived by his brother, Richard Kordic (Jaye) of Rome, Ohio, and his sister, Mary Ann Kratovill, of Bedford, Ohio. He was uncle to many nieces and nephews, and dear cousin to many especially, (cousin, Sister Diana Stano). Thomas was a proud veteran of the Korean Conflict. He loved discussing history and politics. He was an avid sports fan, basketball being his particular favorite. He was thrilled when the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA Championship last year.

A Prayer Service to remember and celebrate Thomas's life will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017, at 1:00 PM, at Villa St. Joseph in the Assisi Chapel 5200 Marymount Village Drive Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125.

The family suggests donations to either: Village St. Joseph 5200 Marymount Village Drive Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125 or Hospice of the Western Reserve 17876 St. Clair Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44110-2602.