Chairman Dan Polivka of the Trumbull County Democratic Party announced the death of the Trumbull County coroner. 

He said Dr. Humphrey Germaniuk died on Friday at the Cleveland Clinic.

We are told he passed away of natural causes after a short illness.

“This is a tremendous loss.  Dr Germanuk was a brilliant and original man who was dedicated to serving the people of Trumbull County. Since arriving here Dr. G brought a level of experience and expertise that will be impossible to replace. He had been recognized locally and nationally as an expert in his field. But more than that, he was a kind and selfless man that loved and adored his family and friends. He will be missed,” County Commissioner Mauro Cantalamessa said.

Chief Forensic Investigator Kathleen M. Meszaros said in a statement:

The Staff of the Trumbull County Coroner’s office are saddened and heartbroken over the loss of our boss and our friend, Trumbull County Coroner and Medical Examiner Dr. Humphrey Germaniuk. He passed away Friday evening of natural causes after a short illness. His family, friends and all who worked with him in the community will miss him. He was a brilliant Forensic Pathologist and a kind and compassionate Coroner. The dedication to his work was extraordinary.  Business at the Trumbull County Coroner’s Office will continue to be run by the same high standards that Dr. Germaniuk has set for us over the years.

Please allow us time to grieve over our loss.  We will be meeting with the Trumbull County Prosecutors Office on Monday to discuss further plans for the office.

Dr. Humphrey Germaniuk’s Obituary