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Daniel M. Jonas

May 31, 1941 ~ October 26, 2018 (age 77)

 

Daniel M. Jonas

Age 77, of Canton, died Friday, October 26, 2018.  He was born May 31, 1941, in Montclair, NJ, to Marc I. and Helene C. (Brill) Jonas.  He earned his undergraduate and law degrees at Case Western Reserve University, where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa honorary societies.  He commenced his practice of law at Black, McCuskey, Souers & Arbaugh in April 1968, focusing primarily on labor and employment law.  On October 9, 2018, he was recognized by the Ohio State Bar Association for 50 years of service.  Dan had been active in many civic organizations locally.  Most recently he was a member of the Rotary Club of Canton and a volunteer at First Tee of Canton, where he shared his lifelong love of golf with children.  He was a member and lifetime Trustee of Temple Israel.  Dan is survived by his wife, Laurie Maryl, and her daughter, Rachel M. Hart; two sons, Marc D. (Heather) and her daughter, Isabella Wallace, of Tucson, AZ, and Adam M. (Tatiana) and their sons, Carlos, Alejandro and Marcos, of Rye, NY.  He is also survived by his sister, Lynn A. Hammond, of Cleveland Heights.  In accordance with Dan’s wishes, there will be no visitation or services.  Donations in his memory may be made to Temple Israel, 432 30th St. NW, Canton, OH 44709, or First Tee of Canton, 2525 25th St. NE, Canton, OH 44705.  Special thanks and gratitude are given to Rabbi Emeritus John Spitzer, Bob Friedman, Tim and Debby Petroff, Steve Fettman, Lynn Hammond, and the staff of Windsor Medical Center and Crossroads Hospice.  Your friendship and support eased the burdens of this difficult journey.  May the memory of Daniel be a comfort and blessing to all who knew and loved him.

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