Sad news from Westlake, Ohio

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Sad news from Westlake, Ohio

Postby neocoinops » Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:25 pm

I just got word that Mike Gorski passed away this afternoon. Mike was a long-time coin-op collector as well as the premier replicator of Roovers fortune telling arcade machines. I met Mike at a local coin-op show in Cleveland when I first started collecting machines in 1998. He quickly became my collecting mentor and introduced me to a previously unknown (to me) world of coin-op and related antiques.

Since I lived just down the road from Mike, I was so fortunate to visit be able to visit him often over the years and share a beer (or two) while discussing coin-ops and life in general.

Mike is now with his beloved Marion, who passed away last month.
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Re: Sad news from Westlake, Ohio

Postby mrblatzman » Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:15 pm

Very saddened to hear this news...Bob Reno in Alabama
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Re: Sad news from Westlake, Ohio

Postby Rick B » Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:32 am

Very sad news. Seems as we get older there are more funerals than weddings :( R.I.P.
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Re: Sad news from Westlake, Ohio

Postby Dave » Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:56 am

I see his wife passed away on August 25.
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Re: Sad news from Westlake, Ohio

Postby SLOT DYNASTY » Sat Sep 16, 2017 4:10 pm

Yes, Very Sad News indeed. We have lost another true gentleman of the hobby.
Thanks Rick B., for sharing the Obituary link. Bill
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