Michael Raymond Durkin
Michael Raymond Durkin, age 58, of Alliance, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013.
Born Oct. 30, 1955, in Dayton, he was a son of the late Robert and Dolores (McCarty) Durkin. After graduating from Walsh College in 1978, he worked at the Stark County Public Defender's office for seven years. He opened Durkin Investigations in Minerva and operated his own business for 25 years before working as a court administrator in Alliance Municipal Court and later as clerk of courts in Carroll County Municipal Court.
He is survived by his daughter, Danielle "Elle" Durkin of Canton; son, Jon-Michael Durkin of Mountain View, CA; brother, John Durkin of Reynoldsburg; a granddaughter, Isis Durkin; and nephews, Evan and Keean Durkin.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be Saturday, Jan. 4 at 4 p.m. in Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva. Calling hours will be Saturday from 2 - 4 p.m. in the funeral home. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register book at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Durkin Education Fund for his granddaughter Isis.