Michael Maximovich

Michael Joseph Maximovich

Mar 3, 1932 - May 23, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Michael Maximovich, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Michael Maximovich

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Michael's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Michael's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.


Michael Joseph Maximovich, 88, of Akron, passed away May 23, 2020. He was born on March 3, 1932 in Akron, Ohio to Michael and Josephine (Salzwimmer) Maximovich.
He is survived by his siblings, Mary Jo Maximovich, Josephine Mathern, Sister Regina Germaine Maximovich, Nicholas Maximovich, Francis Maximovich; and many loving nieces and nephews. Michael was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Alexander, Stephen, Joseph, Patrick, and Thomas Maximovich.
Michael will be remembered for his efforts spent in updating the family home once owned by his grandfather and uncles. He worked as a janitor and went to school at St. Mary’s, where he graduated in 1954. Michael served in the United States Navy from January 1955, until December 1958. He earned a Bachelor’s in Chemistry from Kent State University in 1958, and continued on from there earning a Master’s in Physical/Organic Chemistry in 1964. Michael published works on Benzyl Dioxime in 1964. He worked at PPG for 5 years and at Goodyear for 15 years. During his career he was credited with 9 patents. His achievements in chemistry included making plastics and rubber from carbon dioxide and designing resins and paints for water applications such as your pool.
Due to the current health situation, all services are private. A Holy Mass for Michael will be celebrated at Mt. St. Joseph Chapel in Cincinnati, Ohio. Michael will be laid to rest with his parents at Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron. Please visit Michael’s Book of Memories at
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Michael Joseph Maximovich, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Michael

Service Details

There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Michael Joseph Maximovich.


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Michael here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Michael
0 trees have been planted in memory of Michael Joseph Maximovich

Nick Maximovich

Posted at 04:52pm
Sad to hear of Uncle Mike's passing. He was a good guy and remembered by myself, in particular, when he generously let Dad and me live in his home while we were looking for a permanent place to live. Rest in peace Uncle Mike.

Edward J Maximovich

Posted at 03:02pm
Uncle Mike. You were a good man and a good Uncle. You will be missed.

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: