Mark Steven Phares

July 12, 1958 ~ May 26, 2020 (age 61)


Mark Phares passed away unexpectedly on May 26, 2020. He was born July 12, 1958 to Don and Sue Phares in Akron. Mark proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, worked as a fireman and paramedic for 13 years, and worked for the United States Postal Service. He was a fan of the Cleveland Indians and Browns and enjoyed watching or going to their games.

Mark was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ruth & Leo Meekins, and Ruth & Harold Phares.

Mark is survived by his wife of 44 years, Mary; son, Jeff; sisters, Pam (Chris) Connaughton, Lisa Phares; brother, Scott (Heather) Phares; 8 nieces and nephews, and 1 great-niece.

Cremation has taken place with inurnment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Condolences and memories can be shared with Mark’s family on his Tribute Wall above.

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