Michael Jurasko

Obituary of Michael David Jurasko

Michael David Jurasko, 80, of Fairmont, passed away at his residence on February 17, 2020. He was born May 14, 1939 in Fairmont a son of the late Michael Joseph and Josephine Smolanovich Jurasko. He is survived by his wife Elda Colleen Hall Jurasko. Mr. Jurasko was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Fairmont. He was a 1957 graduate of Monongah High School and a later graduate of Fairmont State College. He was a veteran with the United States Air Force. Mike retired from State Farm Insurance company where he served as an estimator in the local area. He was a member of the Fairmont Flyers RC Club, the Over the Hill Cruisers Antique Car Club. He enjoyed attending car shows with his 57 Chevrolet and was well known for his homemade muffins and candles. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his five children: Carolyn and her husband Frank Cosner of Fairmont, Michael Edward Jurasko and his companion Angie Starcher of Florida, Cheri and her husband Rick Littrell of Kentucky, Steve and his wife Michelle Jurasko of Fairmont, and Jennifer Cane of Fairmont; his sister Mary Ann Hunt of Washington, his eleven grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. The family would like to thank his caregivers with whom Mike loved having a special relationship. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 t. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Friends and family may call the Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 Country Club Road, Fairmont, WV on Friday, February 21, 2020 from 2PM until 8PM. A private committal service will take place at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Fairmont. Online condolences may be made to www.fordfuneralhomes.com.