Michael “Noot” A. Marek, of Brookfield, Ohio, passed from this life on Saturday, November 27, 2021, while a patient in the Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital, following complications with Covid-19. He was 58.
Michael was born October 28, 1963, in Sharon, Pennsylvania, a son to Robert “Tut” & Mary Lou (Mittal) Marek.
He graduated from Brookfield High School in 1982 and had most recently worked at Kirila Fire, Hartford, Ohio.
Noot was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Vienna, Ohio; and enjoyed a round of golf at Bronzewood Golf Course.
In his spare time, Noot loved riding snowmobiles, bowling, drinking beer, and "nooting" people. He was always laughing and carrying on. He was never afraid of embarrassing anyone, including himself. Most of all, he had a big heart and he loved his family dearly.
He is survived by his bride, Gina T. (Vendemia) Marek, whom he married June 3, 1995; his daughter, Marlaina M. Marek, of Brookfield; his siblings, Sheila Wasylink, of Cortland, Ohio, Jim (Cathy) Marek, of Merritt Island, Florida, Tina (Tom) Laudo, of Masury, Ohio, and Marcus Marek, of New Ipswich, New Hampshire; his nieces, Tara Sandborg (God Daughter), Heather Fillan, Hunter Marek, Madison Marek, Aubrey Marek, Amber Marek, Chloe Vendemia (God Daughter), & Claire Vendemia; his nephews, Max Marek & Griffin Marek; his mother-in-law, Patricia Vendemia; and his extended family and close friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, father-in-law, Frank Vendemia; and nephew, Frankie Vendemia.
A Memorial Mass will be held in Noot’s honor on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 10:00 AM, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 4453 Warren-Sharon Rd., Vienna, Ohio 44473. Following the Mass, the family will have a “Salute to Noot” at Yankee Lake.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at: www.bricelandfuneralservice.com
If desired, sympathy cards can be mailed to his family at: P.O. Box 235, Brookfield, Ohio 44403
Coordination of this tribute for Noot was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, Brookfield, Ohio. (330-509-3135)