|Dr. David Gedeon|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Wednesday, 07 October 2009 10:49|
Dr. David V. Gedeon died Monday, October 5th, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center Hospital, surrounded by family and friends, after an accident at home.
Dr. Gedeon taught electronics in the College of Technology at Bowling Green State University from 1964 to 2007. He developed the Master of Technology program, was professor of the year twice (once in the College of Education, and once in the College of Technology), and was Educator of the Year for Epsilon Pi Tau National Honorary.
He was well loved because of his generous and selfless service to others, including Family of the Year in Bowling Green, Volunteer of the Year for Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, Volunteer of the Year for the Web of Life Center in Nagatuck, West Virginia. He was also a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and supervised the monthly soup kitchen at Helping Hands of St. Louis of Toledo.
David is survived by his wife of 42 years, Sheryl; his children: Mark (Mindy) Gedeon, Topher (Colleen) Gedeon, Matthew (Joanie) Gedeon, Samantha (John) Bibart, Amanda (Bill) Dorman, and Hannah (Nick) Lombardi; and brother: Wayne Gedeon. He was preceded in death by son, Benjamin. Also surviving are his grandchildren: Alexis, Jack, Eric, Ben, Braeden, Mallory, Seth, Jonathan, and Zachary.
Visitation will be on Thursday, October 8th, at DUNN FUNERAL HOME, 408 W. Wooster St., Bowling Green, Ohio (located in the Historical District of Bowling Green) from 2-4 and 6-8 pm, with a Scripture Service at 8:00 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 10:00 am at St. Thomas More Parish. Rev. Michael Dandurand will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to the Gedeon Memorial Scholarship Fund at BGSU Office of Development.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.dunnfuneralhome.com.
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