February 26, 1919 ~ January 13, 2011
Florian Smole 91 of Akron Oh passed away peacefully Thursday January 13 2011. He was born February 26 1919 in Akron Oh. He was a graduate of Garfield High School. He served his country with the United States Marine Corp in WWII. He retired from the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau after 27 years of service. He was also a member of FOP Lodge 7. Florian was an avid golfer home builder loved his Polka music and especially his granddaughter Bella. He was preceded in death by his first wife Martha and second wife Margaret; brothers John and Martin Smole and sister Madeline Kevin. He leaves behind daughters Katie Fenwick Janet Varner Debbie Authenreith Karen Smole and son Michael (Erica) Smole; 9 grand children ; many great- grand children and brother Joseph (Lena) Smole. The family would like to thank Dr. Atul Goswami and the staff at The Village at St. Edwards and Pine Valley Care Center for their exceptional care. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday January 18 2011 at 11 AM at St. Paul Catholic Church 1580 Brown St. Akron OH 44301 where the family will receive friends from 10 - 11 AM prior to Mass at the church. Private family burial of ashes in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of choice or Alzheimer's Association 1815 W. Market St. Akron OH 44313.