Bruce was a 1975 graduate of Oakwood High School. He was an employee of Knoch Construction from 1991-2001, as a carpenter, and then he and his brother, Blair, started a company called Commercial Hardware, where he worked until his health forced him to retire. Bruce was an avid hunter and fisherman, and he loved to do nothing better than to spend time in the woods with his son.
Surviving besides his mother is his wife, Dawn A. Bauman, with whom he celebrated their 33rd Wedding Anniversary on Sept. 12th; his daughter and son-in-law, Ashely and Sam Lizewski, of Wadsworth; his son and daughter-in-law, Andrew and Sarah Bauman, of Canton; his granddaughter, Eloise, Ashely and Sam’s soon to be born daughter; six sisters and brothers-in-law, Leslee and Gary Hendrix, of Medina, Colleen Mareno, and Sheryl and Peter Santora, all of Massillon, Denise and Mark Schwind, of Bowling Green, OH, Danielle and Dave Hanson, of Three Forks, MT, and Gayle and Dan Furgiuelle, of Canton; one brother and sister-in-law, Blair and Kim Bauman, of Louisville; also 22 nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may meet at 10 a.m. Friday, November 8, 2013, at Little Flower Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian Burial with Fr. Donald Feucht as Celebrant. Friends may call Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at the Formet-Clevenger & Gordon Funeral Home. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bruce’s memory may be made to Aultman Hospice, 2821 Woodlawn Ave. NW, Canton, OH 44708. Condolences may be sent to: www.gordonfuneralhomes.com
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