Meet the Zboyovskis
Mike and Linda Zboyovski are graduates of McDowell High School Class of 1964 and 1965 respectively. Even though they went to the same school their paths never crossed. It wasn’t until later in life that they were introduced through Linda’s sister Susie who worked for Mike at American Sterilizer (AMSCO). Mike worked as a printing pressman at AMSCO and later on became the supervisor of the plant printing operation. At that time, Linda’s daughter and Mike’s two older children were in high school and his youngest child was in grade school. Mike and Linda dated and then in 1984 they married. Mike says it has been nothing but a great adventure since that time. Mike was able to teach Linda some of the various aspects of the trade in his spare time, not knowing that down the line she would work in a commercial print shop. In 1988 a job opening at AMSCO fit the list of Linda’s qualifications and she was hired. Mike had moved on to technical support customer service in a different department but they were in the same building working the same hours for the past 12 years. In 2011 Mike and Linda both semi-retired from AMSCO/Steris when jobs moved to Mentor Ohio.
Since their retirement Mike and Linda have enjoyed spending time together. They have a total of four children; two girls and two boys, who are now adults. They are the proud grandparents of four grandchildren ranging in age from 3 to 23 years old.
Mike is a professional drum player, and plays in a local band, Hired Hitmen, that play songs from the 60’s through the 80’s and he plays the drums weekly at their church, Christian Assembly. Linda is his roadie helping set up, load and un-load equipment and as a bonus she also cleans his drums. Mike and Linda both love vigorous exercising often times right after a delicious lunch at LifeWorks!
Linda enjoys crossword puzzles, free cell, crocheting and doing seamstress work on either her old treadle or modern sewing machine. Keep your eyes peeled because you will probably see this cool and hip couple cruising down the open road in their brand new Honda Goldwing Trike motorcycle. Both Mike and Linda have their license to operate a motorcycle. They also like golfing, although Mike joking says that Linda doesn’t always play by the rules, apparently teeing up the ball again on the fairway is frowned upon in Mike’s rule book.
Some words of wisdom from the happy couple: a recipe for a good marriage, that they have learned over time, is that life includes God first and foremost; marry your best friend and be in agreement on religion, finances, and how to raise children. Mike and Linda have never taken a separate vacation because in their recipe book of life that is one of the best parts of being married.