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Ernest Stanley Siwik

July 31, 1962 — March 31, 2024

Cleveland and New Orleans

Ernest Stanley Siwik

Dr. Ernest Stanley Siwik, of Cleveland, Ohio and New Orleans, Louisiana passed away on March 31, 2024. 

Dearest father of Nicholas Connor Siwik, William Adam Siwik, Camden Robert Siwik, Caroline Danuta Siwik, step-father of Elliot and Evan Paradise. Beloved husband to Karen Paradise. Cherished brother of Jaroslaw Siwik. He was preceded in death by his youngest brother Mark Siwik, and by parents Zdzislaw and Danuta Siwik. 

Ernest was raised in St. Clair Shores, MI and went on to pursue a career in medicine at Wayne State University, Brown University, and Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Siwik went on to serve his community as a practicing pediatric cardiologist for more than 30 years, beginning at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and continuing at The Children’s Hospital of New Orleans until his passing. A skilled and dedicated physician, Dr. Siwik saved and changed the lives of countless children and families throughout his career. Outside of his professional life, Ernest enjoyed playing the piano, reading every book he came across, and a thoughtful conversation with anyone willing. He was a mentor, a friend, and a trusted advisor. 

Above all else, Ernest was a loving father, husband, and brother. A memorial will be held at Church of the Saviour in Cleveland Heights on Thursday April 11, 2024 with visitation 1pm-2pm and service to follow. Reception at Boss Dog Brewing Company Cleveland Heights 4-7pm. All are welcome. 

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Thursday, April 11, 2024

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Thursday, April 11, 2024

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