Leon A. Zawicki

July 23, 1941September 15, 2021

Leon A. Zawicki, age 80, of Olmsted Twp, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Leon was born July 23, 1941 in Cleveland, OH. Leon was the loving son of the late Leo W. and Emily (nee Domagalski).

He was the Beloved husband of Sandra Zawicki for almost 24 years. Cherished father of Beth Spratt (Ron) and Keith Zawicki,Grandparent of Jason Spratt, Dear brother of Adele Zawicki and Mary Ann Fournier (Ray), Best Friend to Dale Lytkowski, Stepfather to Danny (Cindy) Weisenberger, Doug (Chrissy) Weisenberger, Mike (Tracey) Weisenberger, Craig (Leslie) Weisenberger and Lisa Beth Shimrak and many more grandchildren.

After graduating from Garfield Hts. High School he attended the Pittsburgh College of Mortuary Science and became a licensed embalmer and funeral director in 1965, and worked in the funeral industry until his death. He was also a proud member of the Civil Air Patrol. Leon will be remembered for his love of photography, gadgets, piloting small airplanes, ham radio, shooting guns, macrobiotic cooking, eating in restaurants, grand-dog sitting, swimming and spending time with his wife, Sandy. And he certainly was always ready to give you a tip on how to find the best ANYTHING. His exuberance for life will be greatly missed.

Friends and Relatives are invited to a Celebration of Life Services on Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 11:30 AM until 12 Noon at Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home 23040 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake, Ohio 44145, followed by a Celebration of Life Gathering at the Funeral Home from 12 Noon until 2 PM.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Zawicki family.


  • Leo Walter Zawicki, Father (deceased)
  • Emily Domagalski Zawicki, Mother (deceased)
  • Sandra Jenknins Zawicki, Wife
  • Beth Spratt (Ron), Daughter
  • Keith Zawicki, Son
  • Jason Spratt, Grandson
  • Adele Zawicki, Sister
  • Mary Ann Fournier (Ray), Sister
  • Dale Lytkowski, Best Friend
  • Danny (Cindy) Weisenberger, Step-son
  • Doug (Chrissy) Weisenberger, Step-son
  • Mike (Tracey) Weisenberger, Step-son
  • Craig (Leslie) Weisenberger, Step-son
  • Lisa Beth Shimrak, Step-daughter


16 October

Celebration of Life Services

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home

23040 Center Ridge Road
Westlake, Ohio 44145

16 October

Celebration of Life Gathering

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home

23040 Center Ridge Road
Westlake, Ohio 44145


Leon A. Zawicki

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Jerry Coleman

October 14, 2021

My sincere
sympathy to all the Zawicki family. I often worked with Leon, and though we had many opposing political views, I respected him , and we were able to have many agreeable exchanges. Unfortunately, I will be out of town for the memorial service scheduled, and will not be able to attend.

Steven Shopp

September 30, 2021

Thanks Leon for all advice & help you gave to me when I was considering going into funeral profession in 1963. You helped me apply to PIMS. I graduated in 1965 & have been active in the funeral profession & Embalmers Association. I remember all the days we talked at Lipka’s residence on Edgepark Dr, Prayers go out to you & the family,