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Josephine "Jo" (Cynkar) McCracken

October 5, 1932 ~ January 21, 2021 (age 88)


Josephine “Jo” (Cynkar) McCracken, formerly of Trafford, passed away peacefully in her husband’s arms on January 21, 2021 at the age of 88 at Danbury Assisted Living in Mentor, Ohio.  She was born on October 5, 1932 in Trafford, the daughter of the late Amelia Lenart Cynkar and Joseph Paul Cynkar.  Josephine spent her life caring for others as a wife, mother, grandmother, and loving sister.  She enjoyed praying, cooking, baking, and volunteering for Meals on Wheels.  She is survived by her husband George and their children Yvonne McCracken Heffington, MaryAnn McCracken (Tony Posawatz), Paul McCracken (Jennifer), and Aimee Darnell (Chad). Other survivors include her grandchildren, whom she was very proud of, Eric and Nicole Heffington; Nick (Alicia) and David Posawatz; Avery and Collin McCracken; and Peyton and Josie Darnell.  She also was preceded in death by her brothers Alex and Henry Cynkar.  In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Jude Research Hospital ( Due to Covid restrictions, private services will be held. The John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. Trafford is assisting the family with arrangements.

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