obit: Johnny Frank Cmaidalka
- DICKINSON - Mr. Johnny Frank Cmaidalka passed from this life Monday morning, April 30, 2012, at his home in Dickinson, surrounded by his loving family.
Born January 30, 1947 in Houston, TX, Mr. Cmaidalka had been a resident of Dickinson for 33 years, previously of Houston. He held a degree in electrical engineering and an MBA from the University of Houston. Johnny served as a Professional Engineer for more than 42 years, was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and enjoyed fishing, boating, camping, mechanics and will be most remembered by his family as a loving Paw-Paw.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin J. Cmaidalka and Leona May (Michna) Hughes.
Survivors include his loving wife of over 41 years, Janine Cmaidalka; sons, Brian Cmaidalka and wife, Amy, all of Dickinson; Jared Cmaidalka and wife, Kelly of Houston; granddaughter, Katie Lyn Cmaidalka; stepfather, Lester Hughes; stepbrother, Don Hughes; stepsisters, Lisa Hughes, Paula Rice; niece, Diane Hughes; cousin, Cathy Vaughn and family; and a host of extended family members.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Santa Fe with Reverend Danny Barrett officiating. Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston, under the direction of Hayes Funeral Home.
Casketbearers will be Charlie Coleman, Ralph Eernisse, James Foos, Johnny Greenough, Isidor Polasek and Phillip Vaughan. Honorary bearers will be Joey Mulvihill, Collin Vaughn and Ryan Vaughn.
Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock, TX (409) 925-3501.
Those who wish may make memorials in the form of donations to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 13217 FM 1764, Santa Fe, TX 77510.
Hayes Funeral Home