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Kenneth Irwin, age 74, of Painesville passed away peacefully, May 28, 2015.
Ken was born September 6, 1940 in Painesville, Ohio; he was the son of Marjorie (nee Chuka) and Robert Irwin. He married Linda Gawlikowski on October 19, 1978.

Ken was a proud US Army Veteran; He retired from Neff Perkins after 42 years of service. Ken was a member of Cornerstone Friends Church. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and volunteering for the Red Cross and at the Food Room.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Linda; children, Kathleen (James Sr.) Welch of Madison, Bridgete Parasca of Painesville, David (Michele) Gawlikowski of Roaming Shores, Melissa (fiancée, Victor Rogers) Nelson of Windsor; 11 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and brother, Donald (Paula) Irwin. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 6:00 PM at Cornerstone Friends Church, 2300 N. Hubbard Road, Madison, OH 44057. Rev. Mark Winner will be officiating. Friends may call on Wednesday from 5 until the time of service. Burial will take place on Thursday, June 4th at 11 am at Riverside Cemetery in Painesville.

The BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME of Madison is assisting the family. Online obituary at