Arnold William Sukenik, 78, passed away Sept. 5, 2019, in Cleveland.

Born to Blanche and Joseph Sukenik on April 27, 1941, in Cleveland. Arnie attended school in Painesville and later graduated from Ohio University.

Arnie and his family owned Colony Lumber in Painesville for more than 60 years. For the past 10 years, he worked for Commonwealth Lumber in Willoughby. Arnie was a member of the Elks for 50 years.

Arnie is survived by his former wife and best friend, Ginny Sukenik; children, David, Rob (Nicole Nittskoff) and Debbie (David) Russo; grandchildren, Will, Kate, Joey, Nathan and Riley; brother, Lester Sukenik; and sister-in-law, Jill Strauss (Edwin A., deceased).

The funeral was held Sept. 8 at Berkowitz-Kumin Bookatz Memorial Chapel. Internment was at Mayfield Cemetery.

Contributions in Arnie’s name can be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at, or the Painesville Elks, No. 549, 723 Liberty St., Painesville, OH 44077.