Mavelil Chaco, age 90 of Twinsburg, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018. He was the beloved husband of the late Ammini (nee Thomas) Chaco; loving father of Lena (Femi Akindipe) Chaco and Susan (Wang Hu) Wang; dear grandfather of Matthew, Jonathan, and Andrew Akindipe, and David, Natasha, and Vanessa Wang. He is also survived by several nephews and nieces whom he loved dearly.

Mavelil proudly earned his PhD in Organic Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India and went on to teach at the University of Ghana and the University of Benin (Nigeria). He was an agnostic who came to faith in the LORD Jesus Christ while in his 80s.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Johnson-Romito Funeral Home, Twinsburg, OH (330-425-2244).

(Johnson-Romito Funeral Home 330-425-2244 TB 1-10-18)