Eugene P. “Gene” Jamboski

June 25, 1917 ‒ January 23, 2009

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Eugene P. “Gene” Jamboski, age 91, of Mount Vernon, Ohio passed away on Friday evening, January 23, 2009 at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Mount Vernon surrounded by his family. He was born on June 25, 1917 in Youngstown, Ohio, a son of the late Eugene Pete and Rose (Kovolck) Jamboski.

Gene was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Mount Vernon. He was an Inspector in Quality Control for Cooper Industries in Mount Vernon. Gene was a member of the Mount Zion Masonic Lodge #9, Free and Accepted Masons in Mount Vernon, where he served as Secretary of the Lodge for many years. He was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Knox Chapter 236.

Gene is survived by his son, Thomas Jamboski of Lewis Center; his daughters, Ruth Ann Jamboski of Columbus, and Peggy Stewart of Columbus; 4 grandchildren, Loriann Palmer, Raejean Poland, Travis Stewart, and Mandy Craze; and 6 great grandchildren, Stephen Heffelfinger, Tara Heffelfinger, Austin Heffelfinger, Cody Gardner, and Samantha Poland.

In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by his wife, Nina (Humphrey) Jamboski and a sister, Frances Jamboski.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, January 26, 2009 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 with Rev. Keith Stuart officiating. Burial will follow in the Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon. The Mount Zion Masonic Lodge #9 will conduct Masonic Services at the funeral home on Monday at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Mr. Eugene P. Jamboski.