Dean Joseph Charvat, 82, of Burton passed away Tuesday March 28, 2023, at Hospice House in Cleveland. He was born September 12, 1940, in Cleveland to the late George F. and Anne (Prochaska) Charvat. Dean served in the US Navy. He was a Firefighter for Shaker Heights Fire department until he retired in 1992. Dean was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church, a lifelong member of the V.F.W., a member of the Eagles, Pope & Young, and Buck Masters. He was also a member and Official Scorer of Buckeye Big Buck Club and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and a great love of the outdoors. He had many interests and innate abilities as a craftsman and enjoyed helping others.
He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 60 years Marion M. (Zakrajsek) Charvat, having celebrated this milestone surrounded by loving family on January 26, 2023; his daughters, Kelly (Robert) Mintz of Hudson, Kimberly Todd of Concord, Karen Charvat of Burton; his grandchildren, Catherine, Samantha, Adam, and Calvin; great granddaughter Isabella; brother-in-law Andrew (late wife Barb) Zakrajsek; nephews Jason (Kim) and Chris Zakrajsek; great nephews Cameron, Andrew and Charlie Zakrajsek, and many other relatives and friends. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Abigail, and brother George.
A Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, April 11, 2023, from 4p-7p at the Atwood Mauck American Legion Post, 14052 Goodwin Ave., Burton, OH 44021, where Military and Firefighter Honors will be held.
The family requests NO FLOWERS OR PLANTS but if you wish, a memorial donation can be made in Dean’s name to the Burton Vol. Fire Dept. P. O. Box 243, Burton, Ohio 44021.
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