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David Anthony Pecjak

03/10/1961 — 05/27/2020

David Anthony Pecjak smiling for a portrait photo

David Anthony Pecjak, 59, of Euclid, OH passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020. David was born in East Cleveland, OH on March 10, 1961.

He is a 1979 graduate of Lake Catholic High School and a 1985 graduate of John Carroll University, where he was the director of the radio station.

David is the loving son of David J. and Shirley Pecjak (nee Pezek); dearest brother of Peggy (Brian) Golden and Michael (Carole) Pecjak; uncle of Brian (Brittney) Golden, Megan (Lou) Ganser, Mary Katherine (Brendan) Hallinan, John Pecjak, Catie Pecjak, Sophia Pecjak, Maximilian Ganser, Emelia Ganser and Margaret Hallinan; nephew of Beverly Pecjak, and the late Charles Pezek and Catherine Coffman.

In memory of David’s keen interests, consider engaging in one of his favorite activities: plant a vegetable garden, watch a thunderstorm develop on Lake Erie, build a LEGO mansion, attend the Cleveland National Air Show, or download a plant identification app.

The Pecjak family will receive friends from 9:30- 10:00 AM Saturday, October 16th, 2021 at St. Justin Martyr Church, 35781 Stevens Blvd., Eastlake. A Memorial Mass will follow at 10:00 AM at the church. The service will be lived streamed at www.stjustin.net

Please send donations in memory of David to: Heart of a Shepherd Campaign / Catholic Community Foundation (for restoration of the seminary), 1404 E 9th St., Cleveland, OH 44114, or St. Justin Martyr Food Bank, 35781 Stevens Blvd., Eastlake 44095.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Jeff Monreal Funeral Home.

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23 Replies to “David Anthony Pecjak”

  1. Frank Hallinan May 30, 2020 at 3:01 pm

    To the Pecjak & Golden families: It was nice to meet David on our trip to Medjugorje. He had a wonderful smile and enjoyed lively conversation. He was a very kind hearted man and I will keep all of you in my prayers and thoughts.


  2. Robert Yozipovich and family May 30, 2020 at 3:33 pm

    Words can’t express our heartfelt sorrow for the Pecjak family. May David be at peace in the embrace of our Lord .


  3. Fr. Michael Denk May 30, 2020 at 4:07 pm

    I just downloaded a plant identification app! You are all in my prayers.


  4. Janice Rady Fritsch May 30, 2020 at 8:56 pm

    Gone too soon. RIP David!


  5. John and Aileen Schneeberger May 31, 2020 at 2:10 am

    Dear Dave, Shirley, Peggy, Michael and all of your beautiful families,
    We are so sorry for your loss but may the promise of the Resurrection bring you Peace☮️❣️
    We are praying through David’s intercession for much needed peace and love.


  6. Pam Martello Hershberger May 31, 2020 at 12:02 pm

    To the Pecjak Family,

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God bring you peace.


  7. Larry & Mary Ellen Isom May 31, 2020 at 1:56 pm

    Our prayers remain with the Pecjak family. May God hold you in the palm of his hand.


  8. Barb and Neil Brandt May 31, 2020 at 9:57 pm

    To the Pecjak and Golden families,
    We are holding you close in thoughts and prayers. So happy we were able to share some time with David in Medjugorje and on Max’s birthday. Our vegetable garden should grow well this year! Rest In Peace, David.


  9. Courtney (Smith) Werling June 1, 2020 at 5:16 pm

    Thinking of you and sending love and light for a healing heart. So sorry for your loss.


  10. Gian Paul Sandon June 1, 2020 at 8:24 pm

    I am sorry to hear the passing of David. I knew him as a kid and I knew the rest of the family as well. David was a sweet person and was always there to lend a hand. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. David will be missed. Godspeed my dear friend.


  11. Tony and Danny Linc June 1, 2020 at 9:09 pm

    Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your family. You are surrounded by a wonderful support of friends and family to help you through this time. Our awesome Lord will send his graces and peace. We keep you in our prayers.


  12. Barbara& Mike Gregal June 1, 2020 at 11:53 pm

    Our prayers go out to your families during this difficult time.May you be blessed with comfort and peace.Mike and Barbara Gregal


  13. linda peterlin June 2, 2020 at 4:33 pm

    Shirley and Dave, Lou and I are so very sorry to hear about your son . May he find peace in the arms of God.


  14. In Heaven. In Peace. One of the most beautiful people I’ve ever met. Among many other things, I’m sure God reserved a DJ Booth for Dave upstairs.
    My prayers are with you Mama and Papa Pecjak and family.


  15. Joanna Garry and family June 4, 2020 at 1:00 am

    Shirley and David and Family
    My deepest sympathy in the passing of Dave. May you find comfort in the perpetual Mass enrollment with the Graymoor Fathers that I sent to your home and the memories that you hold dear. God bless to my friends of over sixty years. Peace of the Lord be with you. Trust in the Lord’s care.


  16. Susie “zip” Smith June 4, 2020 at 1:11 pm

    You will be in my thoughts and prayers forever. Rest In Peace my Davey. Heartfelt condolences to your family and friends.


  17. To the Pecjak family
    Sorry to hear of your loss. May God be at your side during this difficult time. Prayers coming your way.


  18. Bill Yozipovich June 5, 2020 at 4:46 pm

    To the Pecjak & Golden families, sorry for the passing of David. It was nice talking to him at the anniversary party. We had a lot of fun watching all the Pecjak kids grow up. David will surely will be missed. God bless you all.


  19. Cathy (Leskovec) Hewitt October 14, 2021 at 1:50 am

    My thoughts and prayers for the family. St. Justin Martyr brought our families together. May God continue to hold you in his arms during the difficult days.


  20. To the Pecjak and Golden families,
    We always enjoyed talking and spending time with David. He was especially kind to Jack and Paige, and we’ll never forget our trip to
    the clearance store at Notre Dame during Megan and Lou’s wedding weekend. Praying for David and your families as always. Love to you all.
    Keri and Sean Saari


  21. Keri and Sean Saari October 14, 2021 at 2:27 am

    To the Pecjak and Golden families,
    We always enjoyed spending time with David. We will especially remember how kind he was to Jack and Paige. Our memories of having fun and laughing at the clearance store at Notre Dame during Megan and Lou‘s wedding weekend will forever be a fun memory. As always, praying for your families and loved ones is a pleasure. Love to you all.
    Keri and Sean Saari


  22. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.


  23. Michael DeBlasio October 28, 2021 at 1:48 am

    My Deepest Sympathy to the Pecjak Family.


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