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Margaret G. Root, 87
[Calling hours from 5 to 7 p.m., SUNDAY, 3/29, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]

YOUNGSTOWN - Margaret G. Root, 87, of the city’s west side, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

Margie, as she was known by many, was born June 11, 1927, in Youngstown, the eldest child of Mike and Anna Kashimer Hudak, and was a lifelong area resident.

She was a 1945 graduate of Chaney High School. Margie worked several jobs over the years, but mostly she was a wife and mother. She took great pride in her home and was an excellent cook. She especially enjoyed preparing holiday meals for her family including all of the ethnic Slovak dishes handed down through the generations. 

She was a lifelong member of Holy Name of Jesus Church, now a part of Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, and was a member of the Altar & Rosary Society.

Margie loved going to bingo and on trips to casinos. She was an avid reader and enjoyed watching the Game Show Network and many prime time television shows.

Her beloved husband of 56 years, Eugene C. Root, whom she married June 10, 1950, passed away May 15, 2007.

Mrs. Root leaves to cherish her memory a son, Eugene (Candie) Root of Boardman; two daughters, Nancy (Robert) Evans of Austintown and Carol (Ron) Perrin of Greensboro, North Carolina; four granddaughters, Michelle (Frank) Mascara, Sarah Root, and Shannyn and Amy Perry; two step-grandchildren, Stephen (Erin) Evans and Tracie (Mike) Rector; three great-grandchildren, Samantha, Jessica, and Jackson; a sister, Jean Shoemaker; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Margie will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her. 

Besides her parents and her husband, Margie was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Kobly, and her brother Michael E. Hudak. 

Family and friends  may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on SUNDAY, March 29, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.

Funeral services will begin at 9:15 a.m. on MONDAY (3/30) at the funeral home, and will continue with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 613 N. Lakeview Ave., Youngstown.

Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.

In lieu of flowers, Margie’s family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society in her name.

"She's not broken 
Anymore....
She's stronger, wiser, and more beautiful
Then before.
Because God took her
Broken pieces....
And made her new again."




Mary E. Erb, 87

[No calling hours. Memorial service on FRIDAY, 3/27, at 11 a.m. at Boardman Baptist Church.]

CANFIELD - Mary E. Erb, 87, passed away Monday afternoon, March 23, 2015, at Select Specialty Hospital at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, following a brief illness.

Mary was born Aug. 28, 1927, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Ralph and Iva Boals, was raised in Hubbard, and lived in Canfield for the last half of her life.

She was a graduate of Hubbard High School, and dedicated her adult life to raising and caring for her family.

Mrs. Erb was a volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Network. She enjoyed gardening, bowling, golf, card games, board games, and spending time with her longtime friends.

Her husband of nearly 60 years, James Erb, whom she married Dec. 26, 1948, passed away in 2007.

Mary leaves her very dear friend, Jean Rider; a son, Paul Erb of Lake Park, Md.; and a grandson.

Besides her husband, a son, Gary Erb, two sisters, Evelyn Moeniag and Helen Sample, and a brother, Robert Boals, are deceased.

Family and friends are welcome to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 27, at Boardman Baptist Church, 1207 Shields Rd., Boardman, with Pastor Dennis Massie officiating. 

Interment will take place at Canfield Village Cemetery at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s name to the Alzheimer’s Network, 4214 Market Street, Youngstown, Ohio 44512




Adrienne M. Johns, 96

[Calling hours from 4 to 7 p.m., WEDNESDAY, 3/25, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]

AUSTINTOWN - Adrienne M. Johns, 96, passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon, March 22, 2015, at Omni Manor Care Center in Youngstown following a long and fulfilling life.

Adrienne was born May 19, 1918, in Dobra, W.Va., a daughter of the late Amil and Catherine Kaminsky Albert. She was raised in Pittsburgh and came to Austintown in the 1950s.
Mrs. Johns was a graduate of Sisters of Divine Providence in Pittsburgh, and dedicated her adult life to being a homemaker. She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Austintown.

Her husband, Robert B. Johns, whom she married in 1940, passed away in 1984.

She leaves her daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth “Betty” and Robert Cruickshank; two grandsons, Robert E. (Ola) Cruickshank and Thomas J. (Laurie) Cruickshank; and five great-grandchildren, Edwin, Andrew, Katherine, Ethan, and Timothy.

Besides her husband, four brothers, Arthur, Norman, Carl, and Donald Albert, are deceased.

Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m., WEDNESDAY, March 25, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.

Funeral services will begin at 9:15 a.m. on THURSDAY, March 26, at the funeral home, and will continue at 10 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Norquest Boulevard in Austintown.

Committal services will follow at Green Haven Memorial Gardens.




Bernice C. Ialenti, 68

[Calling hours from 5 to 7 p.m., MONDAY, 3/23, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]

YOUNGSTOWN - Bernice C. Ialenti, 68, of the city’s west side, passed away Friday morning, March 20, 2015, at her home with her family by her side, following a long and courageous battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy.

Bernice was born July 3, 1946, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Anthony and Cecelia Petrella Halicki, was raised in Hubbard, and was a lifelong area resident.
Mrs. Ialenti was a 1964 graduate of Hubbard High School. She was a loving wife, mother, and homemaker who also worked for over 20 years at the Mahoning Country Club in the clubhouse as a hostess and cashier.

Bernice was a member of St. Brendan Church in Youngstown. She enjoyed reading and cooking and she loved the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She leaves her husband of nearly 49 years, Charles P. Ialenti, whom she married May 7, 1966; three daughters, Angela (Michael) Ruddy of Youngstown, Michele (Alan) Mikovich of Austintown, and Cecelia (Bill) Lugalia of Sewickley, Pa.; six grandchildren, Cali, Gabrielle, J.C., Anthony, Will, and JoJo; a brother, Salvatore Halicki of Hubbard; and her loyal companion, her dog, Daisy.

A brother, Paul Halicki, is deceased.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m., MONDAY, March 23, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.

Funeral services will begin at 9:15 a.m. on TUESDAY, March 24, at the funeral home, and will continue at 10 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at St. Brendan Church, 2800 Oakwood Ave., Youngstown.

Committal services will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.

Mrs. Ialenti’s family thanks the staff of MVI Hospice for the kindness shown and care given to Bernice and her family during her illness.

Memorial contributions may be made in Bernice’s name to Cure PSP, through www.psp.org; or to the Epilepsy Center at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.




Flora M. “Flo” Davis, 86 

[Calling hours from 10 to 11 a.m., SATURDAY, 3/21, at Wickliffe Presbyterian Church in Austintown.]

AUSTINTOWN - Flora M. “Flo” Davis, 86, formerly of Polley Drive, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Victoria House Assisted Living.

Flora was born Feb. 3, 1929, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late William and Lillian Weir Dow, and was a lifelong area resident.

Mrs. Davis was a graduate of Boardman High School, and was a loving homemaker, wife and mother who dedicated her adult life to raising and caring for her family.

Flo was a member of Wickliffe Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed arts & crafts, playing cards, and she especially loved the time she spent with her family.

Flo leaves her daughter, Deborah J. Halko of Youngstown; her son, Dow William (Lori) Davis of Austintown; three grandchildren, Jason (Amy) Halko, Sarah (Marc) Palermo, and Abby Marie Davis; four great-grandchildren, Taylor, Ashley, Emma, and Ellie; and a sister, Joan (Norman) McVicker of Murfreesboro, Tenn.

She was preceded in death by her husband of over 30 years, William Davis, her loving grandson, Dow William Davis II, and two sisters, Sybella Davis and Katherine Simon.

Family and friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m., SATURDAY, March 21, at Wickliffe Presbyterian Church, 45 Idlewood Rd., Austintown, where a memorial service will follow at 11 a.m.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Flora’s name to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater East Ohio Area Chapter, 70 W. Streetsboro St., Suite 201, Hudson, Ohio 44236; or visit alz.org/akroncantonyoungstown.

Flo’s family thanks the staff of Victoria House Assisted Living for the kindness shown and care given to Flo and her family during her extended stay.




Joseph Stephen Demidovich, 89
[Calling hours from 4 to 7 p.m., FRIDAY, 3/20, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]

BOARDMAN - Joseph Stephen Demidovich, 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Holmes Beach, Florida, while vacationing with family.

Joseph was born July 14, 1925, in Youngstown, a son of the late Carl and Anna Skovira Demidovich, and was a lifelong area resident.

He was a 1943 graduate of East High School, and shortly thereafter enlisted in the U.S. Navy, proudly serving his country from 1943 to 1946. Joe served aboard the USS Corvus in the Pacific Theatre during World War II as an Electrician Mate, 2nd Class, and earned a Good Conduct Medal and a Bronze Star Medal.

He worked for 24 years as a sales agent for MetLife Insurance.

Mr. Demidovich was a member of Holy Family Parish in Poland, where he served as an usher. He was also a former member of St. Brendan Church in Youngstown.

Joe was a genial and kind man, who was known for his quick smile, firm handshake, and for telling a good joke or two. He will be truly and sadly missed by his family, friends, neighbors, and parishioners.

Joe is now reunited with his beloved wife of 62 years, Valeria Lyda Demidovich, whom he married Oct. 29, 1949, and who passed away on Aug. 5, 2012.

Mr. Demidovich leaves to cherish his memory two sons, Joe (Charlyne) Demidovich of Holmes Beach, Fla. and Dr. James (Reeny) Demidovich of Boardman; two daughters, Cathy (Steve) Ferenchak of Canfield and Diane (Victor) Rovder of Powell; eight grandchildren, Dr. Joseph (Mary Beth Fazzini) Demidovich, Lisa Demidovich (Jeremy Berzon), Kristin and Jimmy Demidovich, Angie (Derek) Kilgore, Kenny Ferenchak, and Rachel and Alex Rovder; two great-granddaughters, Leona and Celeste Berzon; three brothers, Carl Demidovich of Van Wert, William Demidovich of Westerville, and Stephen Demidovich of Naples, Fla.; and many extended family members and friends.

Besides his wife, Joe was preceded in death by a brother, John Demidovich, and by sisters, Helen Kovach and Betty Demidovich.

Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. FRIDAY, March 20, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.

Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. on SATURDAY, March 21, at the funeral home, and will continue at 11 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at Holy Family Parish.

Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, where Joe will be laid to rest next to Valeria.
 
Joe's family requests that memorial contributions be made in his name to Holy Family Parish, 2729 Center Rd., Poland, 44514.




Helen Joan Mason, 92
[Calling hours from 4 to 7 p.m., TUESDAY, 3/17, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]

AUSTINTOWN - Helen Joan McClelland Mason, 92, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 13, 2015, at Briarfield Manor, with her family by her side.

Helen was born Aug. 2, 1922, in Franklin, Pa., and was a daughter of the late James and Sarah Quinn McClelland.
Mrs. Mason was a graduate of The Rayen School. She was a homemaker, wife and mother, who also owned and operated McClelland’s Catering Service. She also worked for a time as financial secretary at Trinity United Methodist Church.

Helen was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, where she was on the food service committee. She was a volunteer with Help Hotline, was an excellent cook and seamstress, and enjoyed entertaining.

She leaves her daughter and son-in-law, Claudette and Jack Karstetter of Austintown, with whom she made her home; 10 nieces and nephews; and many friends.

Her husband, Robert Mason Sr., whom she married Nov. 20, 1955, passed away Aug. 10, 1993. Her son, Robert “Bobby” Mason Jr., passed away in February of 2014. Two sisters, Dawn McClelland and Verna Back; three brothers, Warren, James and Gene McClelland; a brother-in-law, Robert Back; and two sisters-in-law, Zita McClelland and Eleanor McClelland, are also deceased.

Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m., TUESDAY, March 17, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown, where a memorial service will take place at 7 p.m.

Helen’s family sends special thanks to her nephew, Gene McClelland, and her niece, Amy McClelland, and Helen’s special friend, Barb Zautner, for being by the family’s side during the past week.

Memorial contributions may be made in Helen’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, 44512.




Martha “Marty” Miller, 81
[Calling hours from 4 to 7 p.m., WEDNESDAY, 3/18, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown; calling hours from 10:30 to 11 a.m., THURSDAY, 3/19, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Youngstown.]

YOUNGSTOWN - Martha “Marty” Miller, 81, of the city’s west side, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, March 13, 2015, at her home with her family by her side, following a brief illness.

Martha was born Feb. 22, 1934, in Cleveland, a daughter of the late George and Mary Bukoski Matchett, and came with her family as a child to this area.
Mrs. Miller was a graduate of The Rayen School. In her younger years, she worked as a telephone operator for Ohio Bell, and then devoted the rest of her life to raising and caring for her family.

Marty was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Youngstown, where she was church treasurer. She was also a member of the Dorcas Society, the Altar Guild, Thrivent, and TOPS, and she truly enjoyed the time she spent with her family.

She leaves her husband of nearly 60 years, Martin “Marty” Miller, whom she married April 2, 1955; two sons, Lee (Kathy) Miller and Mark (Fran) Miller, both of Youngstown; seven grandchildren, Aaron (Stephanie), Tara, Rachel (Joe), Monica, Samantha, Heather, and Janine; and two great-grandchildren, Haley and Benjamin.

A brother, George Matchett, is deceased.

Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m., WEDNESDAY, March 18, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.

Family and friends may also call from 10:30 to 11 a.m. on THURSDAY, March 19, at Concordia Lutheran Church, where funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. 

Interment will follow at Belmont Park Cemetery in Liberty Township.



Dan “Dmytro” Hlywa, 90
[Calling hours from 4 to 7 p.m., MONDAY, 3/16, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]

AUSTINTOWN - Dan “Dmytro” Hlywa, 90, peacefully entered into eternal life on Thursday, March 12, 2015, surrounded by his family.

Dan was the son of Michael and Rose Hlywa, and was born on Sept. 2, 1924, in a small village in Ukraine. During the Nazi occupation of Ukraine during World War II, Dan was taken from his home from Ukraine to Germany to perform forced labor. After the war, Dan immigrated to the United States in 1949 with his wife, Sonia, and their one-year-old son, Terry. Sonia and Dan settled in the Mahoning Valley, a place that would remain his beloved home for the next 66 years. Sonia and he became United States citizens in 1954.

Dan was first employed with the Hill Hubbell Company as a millwright, and later worked in a similar capacity with General Motors at the Lordstown Plant, until he retired in 1988. Since his retirement, he enjoyed home life and the pursuit of driving his wife, Sonia, crazy.

Dan was a devoted parishioner of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church and of St. Anne Ukrainian Catholic Church, and served as church councilman. He was active with the church festivals and building committees. Mr. Hlywa was proud of his Ukrainian heritage, and was a member of the Ukrainian Congress Committee and other Ukrainian organizations.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Sonia; two sons, Terry “Taras” Hlywa of Austintown, formerly of Yorba Linda, Calif., and Russell “Roman” (Michele) of Winchester, Va.; a granddaughter, Lauren of Brookfield; and a stepgrandson, Travis of Syracuse, New York.

Family and friends will keep his memory alive in their hearts forever, and may call on Monday March 16, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 North Meridian Road, Youngstown.

Funeral services will begin at 10:15 a.m. on TUESDAY (3/17) at the funeral home, and will continue at 11 a.m. at St. Anne Ukrainian Catholic Church in Austintown.

Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Austintown.

May his memory be eternal! “Vichnaya Pamyat, Dmytro!”




William E. “Bill” Bodnar, 58

[Calling hours from 5 to 7 p.m., SUNDAY, 3/15, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]

AUSTINTOWN - William E. “Bill” Bodnar, 58, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 8, 2015, at his home.

Mr. Bodnar was born Aug. 15, 1956, in Youngstown, a son of the late William G. and Patricia Rose Dunn Bodnar, and was a lifelong area resident.
Bill was a 1975 graduate of Austintown Fitch High School, and attended the Mahoning County Joint Vocational School.

He operated the family business, Bill’s Furniture & Appliances in Cornersburg, and worked for The Network Connectors. Mr. Bodnar also owned Vision Satellite, and was a tattoo artist.

He was a member of St. Joseph Church in Austintown, and more recently attended Crossroads Church.

Bill coached his sons Little League teams, and he was an umpire and wrestling coach.

Mr. Bodnar leaves four children, Warrant Officer Sean Bodnar with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan, Lyndsay Bodnar of Boardman, Anthony Bodnar of Austintown, and Nicholas (Erika) Bodnar of Cortland; four grandchildren, Makayla, Dennis Michael, Sean, and Brooklyn; and two sisters, Debbie Palkovic of Boardman and Loraine Bodnar of Austintown.

His wife of 26 years, Lynette Angelo Bodnar, whom he married Aug. 16, 1980, passed away Dec. 21, 2006. An infant brother, Donald Bodnar, is also deceased.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on SUNDAY, March 15, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 North Meridian Road, Youngstown, where funeral services will follow at 7 p.m.

Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.

In lieu of flowers, due to Bill’s sudden passing, it is suggested that memorial contributions be made to his family to help with final expenses.




William G. “Bill” Costello, 89

[Calling hours from 5 to 7 p.m., FRIDAY, 3/13, at kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]

AUSTINTOWN - William G. “Bill” Costello, 89, passed away late Monday evening, March 9, 2015, at Masternick Memorial Care Center in New Middletown.

Mr. Costello was born Aug. 9, 1925, in Youngstown, a son of the late Michael and Elizabeth Baun Costello, and was a lifelong area resident.
Bill served from 1943 to 1946 in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After boot camp, he attended three schools in the Navy, and was assigned to the Atlantic Air Fleet, Air Sea Rescue.

After his discharge from the Navy, where he earned the classification Motor Machinist's Mate, 3rd Class, Bill received his high school diploma, and later attended three years of night classes at Youngstown State University.

Bill worked briefly for Western Electric as an installer, and for Century Food Co. in store management, and he then worked for 36 years for G.F. Business Equipment. At G.F., Bill worked for four years in engineering, and the rest of his time with the company he worked in the Marketing Division. He was responsible for the first exploded parts catalog and the price list of all G.F. stock items. Later, he became product manager of the File, Shelving, and Partition Divisions.

After retiring in 1984 from G.F., Bill sold G.F. and other office furniture locally for Hicks Office Products in Hermitage, Pa.

Mr. Costello was a member of St. Joseph Church in Austintown, where he was a member of the Men’s Club and played golf in the St. Joseph Men’s League. He was a Eucharistic Minister at the church, and also at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.

Bill bowled for over 20 years in the St. Christine Men’s League, where he served as president for his last 10 years in the league, and he later bowled in the Wedgewood Thursday Senior Men’s League. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Councils No. 3930 and No. 13977, and he was a member of VFW Post No. 14000. Bill also enjoyed gardening.

Mr. Costello leaves a brother, Edward Costello of Canfield; a daughter-in-law, Mary Grace Costello of Boardman; and 14 nieces and nephews.

His beloved wife of 66 years, Helen M. Briya Costello, whom he married April 7, 1945, passed away Dec. 1, 2011. A son, Cary William Costello, passed away in 1987. A brother, James M. Costello, is also deceased.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on FRIDAY, March 13, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 North Meridian Road, Youngstown.

Funeral services will begin at 11:15 a.m. on SATURDAY (3/14) at the funeral home and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at noon at St. Joseph Church, on New Road in Austintown.

Committal services will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Austintown, where Bill will be laid to rest next to his wife.




Agnes Filip, 86
[Calling hours from 4 to 7 p.m., THURSDAY, 3/12, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown; calling hours from 9 to 10 a.m., FRIDAY, 3/13, at St. Charles Church in Boardman.]

BOARDMAN - Agnes Filip, 86, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, March 6, 2015, at Assumption Village in North Lima, following a long and fulfilling life.

Agnes was born Aug. 10, 1928, in Campbell, a daughter of the late John and Susan Sonoga Elosh, and was a lifelong area resident.

She was a 1946 graduate of Campbell Memorial High School. In her younger years, she worked as a receptionist for the Hoover-Plakie Toy Company before devoting the remainder of her adult life to raising and caring for her large and wonderful family.

Mrs. Filip was a member of St. Charles Church in Boardman, where she was a member of its Ladies’ Guild. She was also a member of the Slovak Catholic Sokol, No. 107, and of the Poland Center Homemakers Club.

Agnes enjoyed crocheting blankets, which she often donated. She loved arts & crafts, and enjoyed bowling, at one time bowling a perfect 300 game. She coached her daughter Cindy’s softball team in the Boardman Little League, and she enjoyed spending time with her family and attending all of their many activities. Agnes loved her role as “everybody’s babysitter” and she did all that she could to attend each of her grandchildren’s sporting events and activities.  

Her husband, Thomas J. Filip, whom she married May 7, 1949, passed away Feb. 21, 2012. 

Agnes leaves three sons, Duane (Linda) Filip of Austintown, Donald (Christine) Filip of Austintown, and Brian (Jacque) Filip of Lowellville; three daughters, Diane (James) Bolchalk of Boardman, Susan (Rick) Kinney of Chicago, and Cindy (Rick) Heidinger of Wake Forest, North Carolina; 10 grandchildren, Jefferey (Rebecca) Bolchalk, Jason (Ana) Bolchalk, Brad Filip, Evan Filip, Elissa (Eric) Alexander, Scott (Lauren) Filip, Bree Filip, Caitlyn Heidinger, Bryce Heidinger, and Nick Giardullo; eight great-grandchildren, Quinn, Andrew, Genevieve, Logan, Karston, Jackson, Hunter, and Jillian; and a sister, Theresa Maceyko of Poland.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Filip was preceded in death by four brothers, John, Joseph, William, and Steve Elosh; and by three sisters, Mary Kozusko, Sr. Ann Elosh, and Helen Powers.

Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on THURSDAY, March 12, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 North Meridian Road, Youngstown,  and from 9 to 10 a.m. on FRIDAY, March 13, at St. Charles Church, 7345 Westview Dr., Boardman, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m.

Interment will follow at St. John Cemetery in Campbell, where Agnes will be laid to rest next to her husband.

Mrs. Filip’s family thanks the staff of Shepherd of the Valley in Poland, and the staff of the Rehab Unit at Assumption Village, for the kindness shown and care given to Agnes.

Memorial contributions may be made in Agnes’ name to the Shepherd of the Valley Foundation; to Hospice of the Valley; or to the donor’s favorite charity.




Gabriella Simone Zeoli, 20

[Calling hours from 4 to 8 p.m., WEDNESDAY, 3/11, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]

YOUNGSTOWN - Gabriella Simone Zeoli, 20, of the city’s west side, passed away unexpectedly early Friday, March 6, 2015, at her home.

Gabriella, who went by her middle name of Simone, was born May 27, 1994, in Youngstown, a daughter of John Zeoli and Mary Hritzo, and was a lifelong area resident.

An active and gifted student, Simone was an honor student and graduate of Byzantine Catholic Central Elementary School, where she was a cheerleader and a basketball player.

Simone then enrolled at Cardinal Mooney High School, graduating in 2012, and was an honor roll student and a member of the dance line, the speech & debate team, the freshman girls’ basketball team, and played softball at Mooney for four years. Simone was also in the Mooney Drama Club, and acted and sang in the high school plays.

After graduating from Mooney, Simone attended Ohio University in Athens, and was a residents assistant, a member of the speech team, and was an honor student on the school’s Dean’s list.

As a young girl, she played softball in the Mill Creek Jr. Baseball League, the Canfield Community Baseball League, and for various travel teams, including the Valley Sting, and Chain Reaction.

Simone was a member of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church and of St. Christine Church in Youngstown.

Simone is survived by her mother, Mary Hritzo, her father, John Zeoli, her sister, Giovanna “Nina” Zeoli, and a nephew, Michael Vincent Zeoli, all with whom she made her home; grandparents, Thomas and Margaret Hritzo of Youngstown, and Christine Tiberio Zeoli of Niles; aunts, uncles, and cousins, Laurie, Dane, Nick, and Joe Benson, John and Samantha Hritzo, and Holli, Cheryl, Sean, Jeff, and Erica Wellman, Michael Hritzo, Tom, Shelli, Tommy, and Matteo Hritzo, Michael Zeoli, and Carmel O’Connor; many extended family members; and many, many, many friends.

A grandfather, Michele Carmen Zeoli, and an infant brother, Vincent Zeoli, are deceased.
Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on WEDNESDAY, March 11, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown, where a prayer service will take place at 3:30 p.m.

Funeral services will begin at 9:15 a.m. on THURSDAY (3/12) at the funeral home, and will continue at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church on South Belle Vista Avenue in Youngstown.

Interment will be at the parish cemetery.




Carl P. Chance, 63
[Calling hours from 9 to 10 a.m., SATURDAY, 3/14, at Holy Name of Jesus Church in Youngstown.]  

COPPELL, TEX. - Carl P. Chance, 63, formerly of Youngstown, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at his home near Dallas.

Carl was born Sept. 30, 1951, in Youngstown, a son of the late Philip and Stella Push Chance, and lived in this area until moving to Texas in the early 1980s.

A graduate of Chaney High School, Carl earned his bachelors degree from Youngstown State University.

After moving to Dallas, Carl worked for many years for Icon Voice Networks as a field engineer supervisor. He had a great love of cars, and was especially proud of the black Corvette and the black Pontiac GTO that he owned.

In Texas, Carl met and married the love of his life, Valerie E. Holmes Chance, to whom he was married for 14 happy years. Carl lost Valerie on Sept. 27, 2014, following her courageous battle with a lengthy illness.

Carl leaves to cherish his memory, his elder brother, Joseph (Debi) Chance of San Francisco; three sisters, Cheryl (Ted) Lengyel of Columbus, Marilyn (Steve) Wakefield of Austintown, and Tyna Chance of Youngstown; two nephews, Christopher and Bryce; a niece, Janessa; and his faithful companion, Zein, his German shepherd, who he cherished and loved most dearly.

Family and friends may gather from 9 to 10 a.m. on SATURDAY, March 14, at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, Holy Name of Jesus Church, 613 N. Lakeview Ave., Youngstown, where a memorial Mass for Carl and his beloved wife, Valerie, will follow at 10 a.m.

Local arrangements have been entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.

In lieu of flowers, and to honor his love for his dog, Zein, memorial contributions may be made to the American German Shepherd Rescue Association, through http://www.agsra.com; or by mail to AGSRA Treasurer, 4605 Mt. Carmel Road, Heath Springs, SC 29058.




Raymond M. “Ray” Galias, Sr., 79

[No local hours or services. Services March 7, 2015, in Mission Hills, California.]

SANTA CLARITA, CALIF. - Raymond M. “Ray” Galias Sr., 79, formerly of Youngstown, passed away Feb. 13, 2015, in California.

Ray was born in January of 1936 in Youngstown, a son of the late Harry R. and Mary A. Chelpka Galias. 

He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, and  proudly served his country from 1954 to 1958. Ray married his wife, Delores DelFraino, in 1958, and they moved from Youngstown to Glendale, California, where they lived until 2007, when they relocated to Santa Clarita.

Ray graduated from Glendale College and attended California State University, Northridge. Mr. Galias retired as the district manager of the Pasadena area after 30 years with the Southern California Gas Company.

He enjoyed golfing and served as President of the So. Cal. Golf Association, and he enjoyed fishing with his sons. Ray was a very artistic man, making jewelry and stained glass windows, and helping his wife decorate their home.

Ray leaves his loving family, and is survived by his wife of 56 years, Delores Galias; his son, Raymond M. Galias, Jr.; his daughter, Terri A. Allen; his granddaughter, Kristina N. Galias; and his grandsons, Zachary Boehm and Brendan Allen.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, David M. Galias; brothers, Arthur Galias and Harry Galias Jr.; and sisters, Margaret Kershner, Mildred Yankowski, and Mary Elizabeth Fowler.

A memorial service will take place on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Mission Hills Catholic Cemetery chapel in Mission Hills, Calif. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ray’s memory to the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Foundation, Palliative Care Department, Attention: Renee Leon, 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA  91355.




John Ogarek, 58

[Calling hours from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., FRIDAY, 3/6, at Kinnick FH, McClurkin Memorial Chapel in Girard.]

HUBBARD - John Ogarek, 58, passed away Sunday afternoon, March 1, 2015, at his home.

John was born Oct. 30, 1956, in Youngstown, a son of the late John Sr. and Audrey Reents Ogarek, and was a lifelong area resident.

Mr. Ogarek was a 1975 graduate of Boardman High School. John worked for Mahoning Lighting, Gasser Chair, and he worked for many years as the Director of Maintenance for Spence Management.

John was an avid fan of Elvis Presley’s music and of NASCAR. He greatly enjoyed the time he spent with his family and he especially loved his dog, Pookie.

He leaves to cherish his memory his son, Brandon Ogarek of Austintown; his daughter, Kandice (fiancé Tyler Adams) Ogarek of McDonald; his granddaughter, Audreah Adams; a brother, Greg (Beth) Ogarek of Hubbard; his former wife, Joyce Brown of McDonald; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, a brother, Chris Ogarek, and a sister, Vivian Adler, preceded him in death.

Family and friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on FRIDAY, March 6, at Kinnick Funeral Home, McClurkin Memorial Chapel, 222 S. State St., Girard, where funeral services will take place at 1 p.m.

Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.

In lieu of flowers, John’s family suggests that anyone wishing to make a memorial contribution, do so by donating to the funeral home to help with final expenses.




Jennie Louise Brown, 86

[Calling hours from 4 to 7 p.m., THURSDAY, 3/5, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]

YOUNGSTOWN - Jennie Louise Brown, 86, of the city’s west side, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, Feb. 28, 2015, at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.

Jennie was born Aug. 21, 1928, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late John and Margaret Fundziak Vrabec, and was a lifelong area resident.

She was a graduate of The Rayen School and was loving homemaker who dedicated her adult life to raising and caring for her family.

Mrs. Brown was a member of St. Brendan Church in Youngstown. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting, bowling, bingo, and playing yahtzee, and she loved spending time with her family.

Jennie leaves eight children, Cyndi L. Johnson of Youngstown, George K. Jr. (Mary) Brown of Pensacola, Fla., Denise E. (David) Sonntag of New Wilmington, Pa., Nanette T. (David) Burnett of Poland, Ohio, Kim M. Kulesza of Pensacola, Fla., Frank T. Brown of Youngstown, Terrence A. (Patty) Brown of Columbiana, and Marcie R. (Russ) Lowe-Thomas of Milton, Fla.; 27 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; a sister, Betty Rezendes of Struthers; and a son-in-law, Richard Tunison of Austintown.

Her beloved husband of 31 years, George K. Brown, whom she married June 5, 1948, passed away Oct. 22, 1979. Two daughters, Barbara Ann Tunison and infant Anita Marie Brown; two brothers, Tommy and Frank Vrabec; and a sister, Mary Yaskulka, are also deceased.

Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m., on THURSDAY, March 5, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.

Funeral services will begin at 9:15 a.m. on FRIDAY (3/6) at the funeral home, and will continue at 10 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial that will be celebrated at St. Brendan Church, 2800 Oakwood Ave, Youngstown.

Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.




Angeline M. Trella, 82

[Calling hours from 5 to 7 p.m., WEDNESDAY, 3/4, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]

YOUNGSTOWN - Angeline M. Trella, 82, of the city’s west side, passed away peacefully late Sunday evening, March 1, 2015, at University Hospitals in Cleveland.

Angeline was born Oct. 28, 1932, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Tony and Mary Sassano, and was a lifelong area resident.

She was a 1950 graduate of East High School and attended Youngstown College.  Angie was a loving homemaker, mother, and grandmother who also worked in the catalog department for the J.C. Penney stores in the Mahoning and Austintown Plazas, retiring in the early 1990s.

Mrs. Trella was a member of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church in Youngstown, where she belonged to the Rosary Society and the Golden Pillars. Angie was also a bingo worker at the church and was a member of the Greek Catholic Union.

Angie leaves her husband of 60 years, John T. Trella, whom she married Feb. 19, 1955; two sons, John T. Jr. (Kathy) Trella and Michael A. (Margery) Trella, both of Youngstown; three grandchildren, Jacob, Kara, and Christian; two brothers, Michael (Ruth) Sassano of Girard and Ronald (Francine) Sassano of Hubbard; two sisters, Rachael McGee of Hubbard and Rose Torro of Girard; and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m., WEDNESDAY, March 4, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown, where a prayer service will take place at 4:30 p.m. 

Funeral services will begin at 9:15 a.m. on THURSDAY (3/5) at the funeral home, and will continue at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church on South Belle Vista Avenue in Youngstown.

Interment will follow at the parish cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Angeline’s name to the Down Syndrome Association of the Valley (DSAV), 945 Boardman-Canfield Rd., Boardman, OH 44512.




Margaret B. Mady, 90

[Calling hours from 5 to 7 p.m., TUESDAY, 3/3, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]

YOUNGSTOWN - Margaret B. Mady, 90, formerly of Boardman and of the city’s west side, passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon, March 1, 2015, at Omni Manor following a long and fulfilling life.

Margaret was born Feb. 7, 1925 in Whitney, Pa., a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Franko Schlosser, and came to this area with her family as a child.

She was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and was a devoted and caring wife and mother, who dedicated her life to caring for her home and for her family.

Mrs. Mady was a member of St. Brendan Church, where she belonged to the Altar & Rosary Society and sang in the choir.

Margaret leaves two sons, Leonard Mady of Boardman and James Mady of Youngstown; two daughters, Bonnie Kelly of Austin, Tex. and Terri (Jeff) Masternick of Austintown; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, John (Barbara) Schlosser of Houston, Tex.; and four sisters, Mary Richnafsky of Austintown, Elizabeth “Betty” Zajac of Youngstown, Anne (John) Tokarsky of Boardman, and Ceil Schlosser of Boardman.

Her beloved husband of 51 years, Anthony M. Mady, whom she married in 1946, passed away Oct. 25, 1997. Two sons, Michael and Thomas Mady, and an infant brother, Martin, are also deceased.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m., TUESDAY, March 3, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown, where the Altar & Rosary Society of St. Brendan Church will hold a prayer service at 4:45 p.m. 

Funeral services will begin at 9:15 a.m. on WEDNESDAY (3/4) at the funeral home, and will continue at 10 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial that will be celebrated at St. Brendan Church, 2800 Oakwood Ave, Youngstown.

Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.



Mary Ann Sova, 75
[Calling hours from Noon to 1 p.m., MONDAY, 3/2, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]

CANFIELD - Mary Ann Sova, 75, passed away Thursday afternoon, Feb. 26, 2015, at Meridian Arms Living Center in Austintown.

Mary Ann was born April 13, 1939, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Thomas and Ethel Tumpak Pallone. She was a 1957 graduate of The Rayen School and was a lifelong area resident.

Mrs. Sova was a homemaker who also worked for several grocery stores. She worked at A&P in the 1960s, then in the bakery at Conroy’s Grocery, and finally in the bakery at Santisi’s IGA in Austintown, from where she retired in 2005.

She was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, Holy Name of Jesus Church in Youngstown. 

Mary Ann was an avid bowler, and she loved to play cards and enjoyed traveling to casinos.
Her loving and beloved husband of 44 years, Stephen Joseph Sova Jr., whom she married Feb. 9, 1963, in Holy Name of Jesus Church, passed away Nov. 3, 2007.

Mary Ann leaves her daughter, Michele (Steve) Slifka of Ogdensburg, New Jersey; two grandchildren, Tyler and Carly; a sister, Betty Bobovnyk of Youngstown; two sisters-in-law, JoAnn M. DelFraino of Austintown and Mary Ann (Kenneth) Barnett of Youngstown; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, a sister, Theresa Sebena, passed away in 2009. Three brothers-in-law, Joseph Bobovnyk, James Sebena, and Henry DelFraino, are also deceased.

Family and friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. on MONDAY, March 2, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown, where funeral services will take place at 1 p.m.

Private interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown, where Mary Ann will be laid to rest next to her husband, Steve.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Sorrows, Parish, Holy Name of Jesus Church, 915 Cornell Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44502.




Richard Lee Copenhaver, 65
[Calling hours from 10 to 11 a.m., SATURDAY, 2/28, at First Free Methodist Church in Canfield.]

BOARDMAN – Richard Lee Copenhaver, 65, passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 25, 2015, at Vista Center of Boardman following an extended illness.

Richard was born Dec. 3, 1949, in East Liverpool, a son of the late Franklin Lee Jr. and Marian Martin Copenhaver. He was raised by his mother and his stepfather, the late Edward Aeppli, and moved with his family to Youngstown from Chester, W.Va. in 1957.

Mr. Copenhaver was a graduate of Struthers High School and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving with the military police. After his discharge from the Army, he furthered his education by taking many college courses at various schools.

Richard was a police officer in St. Albans, W.Va., and later worked as a truck driver for Schneider International for 19 years, receiving several recognitions for his “millions of miles” of safe driving.

He enjoyed woodworking, leather crafts, photography, scuba diving, search and rescue, and gun collecting.

Mr. Copenhaver leaves two daughters, Melanie Copenhaver of Cleveland and Marianne Copenhaver of Columbus; two sisters, Kay Fitzwater of Mars, Pa. and Nancy (Edward) Smolko of Canfield; three stepbrothers, Edward (JoAnn) Aeppli of Hubbard, Ron Aeppli of Struthers, and Rick (Dot) Aeppli of St. Augustine, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews, including Suzanne Lockiec of Poland and Andrew Smolko of Longview, Texas, who were very dear to him.

Family and friends may gather from 10 to 11 a.m. on SATURDAY, Feb. 28, at First Free Methodist Church, 3999 McCarty Dr., Canfield, where a memorial service will take place at 11 a.m.

Richard’s family thanks the nurses and staff of St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, Vista Center of Boardman, and Loving Care Hospice for the kindness shown and care given to Richard during his illness.




Ann D. Smith, 87

[Calling hours from 5 to 7 p.m., THURSDAY, 2/26, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]
 
YOUNGSTOWN - Ann D. Smith, 87, of the city’s west side, passed away Saturday evening, Feb. 21, at ValleyCare Northside Medical Center, after a long and fulfilling life.

Ann was born March 13, 1927, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late John and Mary Sesser Zagiba, was a 1945 graduate of Chaney High School and a lifelong area resident.

A loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker, Ann also worked as “operator 215" for the Diocese of Youngstown, and later as secretary at St. Brendan Parish.

She was a member of St. Brendan Church in Youngstown. Mrs. Smith enjoyed her bridge clubs, bingo, and was a fan of the Cleveland Indians. She loved attending her great-grandchildren’s sporting events, and enjoyed the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

A truly generous person who would help anyone in need, Ann will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.
 
To cherish her memory, Ann leaves a daughter, Deborah (Roy) Deane of Clearwater, Fla.; eight grandchildren, John Carrozzino, Eric (Michelle) Alleman, Jessica (Tom) Mothershed, Ryan (Krissy) Deane, Adam Deane, Gabriel (Jennifer) Crish, Shilo (Ed) Zupko, and Samantha Hamner; nine great-grandchildren; a son-in-law, Walter Hamner; and a former son-in-law, Jack Crish.

Her husband, John Smith, whom she married June 18, 1949, passed away, July 5, 1972. A daughter, Janis Hamner, also preceded Ann in death. 

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on THURSDAY (2/26), at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.

Funeral services will begin at 9:15 a.m. on FRIDAY (2/27) at the funeral home, and will continue at 10 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at St. Brendan Church, 2800 Oakwood Ave., Youngstown.
 
Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.




Nadine Mahunik, 88

[Calling hours from 5 to 7 p.m., THURSDAY, 2/26, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]
 
YOUNGSTOWN - Nadine Mahunik, 88, of the city’s south side, passed away Monday morning, Feb. 23, after a long and fulfilling life.

Nadine was born May 24, 1926, in Campbell, a daughter of the late Dimko and Ilka Alexoff, and was a 1944 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and a lifelong area resident.

A caring wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Nadine also worked for 42 years as a secretary, retiring in 1999.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church since 1948, where she was active in many church activities. Nadine was a pyrohy worker at the church and was a member of its St. Anne Guild.

As a young mother, Mrs. Mahunik served as foster mother for Catholic Children Services, taking care of infants. She was also very active with the Campfire Girls of America, and served as group leader. 

Nadine was a member of the World War II Catholic Ladies Auxiliary at the John J. Buckley CWV, Post No. 1292. She enjoyed bowling, for which she won many trophies, arts & crafts, watercolor painting, and crocheting afghans.
 
Her husband, Morris Mahunik, whom she married in 1947, passed away Dec. 26, 1984. 
 
To cherish her memory, Nadine leaves three wonderful and caring children, Maureen (Michael) Murphy of Canfield, Gail Mahunik of Youngstown, and John Mahunik of Massachusetts; three grandchildren, Michael, Bob (Kelly), and Jenna; two great-granddaughters, Maura and Megan; a sister, Florence Yingling of California; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, Nadine was preceded in death by three brothers, Peter, George, and Alexander Alexoff.  

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on THURSDAY, Feb. 26, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown, where a prayer service will take place at 6 p.m.

Funeral services will begin at 10:45 a.m. on FRIDAY (2/27) at the funeral home, and will continue at 11:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church, 526 W. Rayen Ave., Youngstown.
 
Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown, where Nadine will be laid to rest next to her husband.




Joseph A. Weiser, 76

[Calling hours from 5 to 7 p.m. on THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.]

YOUNGSTOWN - Joseph A. Weiser, 76, of the city’s west side, passed away Saturday morning, Feb. 21, 2015, at Select Specialty Hospital in Youngstown following complications from a stroke.


Joseph was born Aug. 3, 1938 in Youngstown, a son of the late Willis B. and Althea M. Dunker Weiser, and was a lifelong area resident.

He was a graduate of Chaney High School and served in the U. S. Navy. Joe worked for 25 years for Wean United, retiring as a tool grinder in 1985 when the plant closed.

Mr. Weiser was a former member of Grace Lutheran Church in Austintown. He was a member of Argus Lodge 545 F&AM for over 50 years, and he enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family at his home.

Joe leaves his wife of 58 years, Beverly J. Lundy Weiser, whom he married Dec. 22, 1956; four children, Kim (Albert) Baumgartner of North Jackson, Cindy Jo (Peter) Babb of Naples, Fla., Joseph B. (Brenda) Weiser of Austintown, and Sandra J. (Daniel) Balog of Youngstown; 15 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; a sister, Joyce (James) Perkins of Warren; and two brothers, James Weiser of New Springfield and William (Linda) Weiser of Negley.

A daughter, Deborah McRae, is deceased.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on THURSDAY, March 12, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown, where a memorial service will follow at 7 p.m.




Phillip M. “Phil” Martin, 82

[Calling hours from 4 to 7 p.m., WEDNESDAY, 2/25, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown; calling hours from to to 11 a.m., THURSDAY, 2/26, at Western Reserve United Methodist Church in Canfield.]

AUSTINTOWN - Phillip M. “Phil” Martin, 82, passed away unexpectedly early Monday morning, Feb. 23, 2015, at his home.

Mr. Martin was born Feb. 22, 1933, in Youngstown, a son the late William and Margaret Treharn Martin, and was a lifelong area resident.

He was a 1950 graduate of North High School and proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

Upon his return to the states, Phil worked for 34 years at General Motors in Lordstown, retiring in 1999 as a final line coordinator.

He was a member of Western Reserve United Methodist Church.

Phil loved all sports and was an official for both high school football and basketball games. He enjoyed the time he spent with his family and he especially enjoyed the time he spent taking care of his grandsons.

Mr. Martin leaves his wife, Carol A. Evans Martin, whom he married Aug. 26, 1961; a daughter, Cheryl L. (Richard Jr.) Ridenbaugh of Windham; a son, William A. (Elizabeth) Martin of Seattle, Wash.; six grandchildren, Jennifer, Brooke, Makenzie, Theodore, Evan, and Jake; a great-granddaughter, Collette; and a sister, Gwendolyn Rhoads of Youngstown.

Three brothers, William Martin, Robert Martin, and Robert Martin, preceded him in death.

Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, at Kinnick Funeral Home 477 N. Meridian Rd. Youngstown, and from 10 to 11 a.m. THURSDAY (2/26) at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Rd. Canfield.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. THURSDAY (2/26) at the church.

In lieu of flowers, Phil’s family suggests that material tributes take the form of contributions to the memorial fund at Western Reserve United Methodist Church; or to the Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley.

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