Dr. Bruce D. Fertal, 77 of Canal Fulton, passed away Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Aultman Hospital. He was born April 28, 1943 in Cleveland, OH to the late John and Vivian Fertal and had lived the last 45 years in Canal Fulton. Bruce graduated from Kent State University Podiatry School and operated his own podiatry practice for many years.
Bruce recently loved watching the virtual services of Church of the Lakes, he enjoyed his daily workouts at the Meyers Lake YMCA, loved his red motorcycle, been known to fly a four passenger plane, scuba dived, and loved food!
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Benay L. Fertal and granddaughter, Shelbi Martin. Bruce is survived by his daughter, Shauna (Vince) Martin; son, Douglas A. Fertal; grandchildren Adelynne and Hailey Martin; brother, Jack Fertal and sister, Jean Walker.
A Memorial Service will be held MONDAY, December 21, 2020, 11:00am at Church of the Lakes, 5944 Fulton Dr. NW, Canton, Pastor Bryan George, Officiating. Visitation ONE HOUR PRIOR to service time at the church. Final resting place will be Newmans Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Meyers Lake YMCA, 1333 North Park Ave NW, Canton, OH 44708.
The memorial service may be viewed at https://livestream.com/churchofthelakes/20201221m
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Meyers Lake YMCA
1333 North Park Ave. NW, Canton OH 44708