Timothy A. Guju 1963-2021
GLOUCESTER POINT, Va. — Timothy A. Guju, 57, of Gloucester Point, Va. passed unexpectedly at his home, Sunday June 6, 2021, after a very brief illness.
Tim was born Nov. 21, 1963, son of George and Theresa “Teddi” Morgan Guju, and was raised in Canfield.
Tim graduated from Youngstown State University, with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. He moved to North Carolina in 1990 and then to Virginia in 2004.
He was an Eagle Scout of Troop 115, Canfield (and was so proud that his son, Bryon, also was an Eagle Scout) and earned Wood Badge.
Tim was Cub Scout leader and assistant Scout master of Troop 113 in Guinea, Va.
He was employed as a site supervisor for Lambert Cable, was a member of St. Bernadette Parish, and Deputy Grand Knight-Knights of Columbus, Fr. Albert Todd Council, Fuquay Varina, N.C.
Tim was an active responder in Community Emergency Response Team, responsible for many food drives, often being sole contributor, anonymously.
He loved being outside — working, camping, hiking — and was so immensely proud of his son and excited for Byron’s future.
Tim leaves to cherish his memory, his son, T. Byron Guju of Gloucester Point, Va.; his father, George of Canfield; and his siblings, George (Judy) Guju, Michael (Dawn) Guju, Marcy Sebest, Carolyn (Paul) Kotsol and Theresa (Eric) Bohr; plus several nieces and nephews. He also leaves Byron’s mother, Dorothea Guju of Virginia.
Tim was preceded in death by his mother, Teddi Guju; brother-in-law, Joseph Sebest Jr.; and an infant sister.
Private interment will be held for Timothy at Resurrection Cemetery, with committal prayers by the Rev. Dave Merzweiller.
The Guju family has request material donations in Tim’s memory be given to: Sink or Swim, 6713 Paramount Ct., Gloucester, VA 23061. (Provides mental health assistance and Tim gave much of his time and own materials to this organization).
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home, 4700 Market St., Boardman. Family and friends of Tim may visit
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