Edward L. IanazoneMay 26, 1922 ~ April 20, 2017 (age 94)
AUSTINTOWN - Edward L. Ianazone, 94, formerly of the Youngstown’s west side, passed away peacefully early Thursday morning, April 20, 2017, at Hospice House surrounded by his loving family.
Edward was born May 26, 1922, in Youngstown, a son of the late Massimino and Helen Masi Ianazone, and was a lifelong area resident.
Ed was a 1942 graduate of East High School, and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. After being discharged from the service, he worked for General Fireproofing and for the Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Mr. Ianazone was a member of St Christine Church in Youngstown. He had a great love for his family, and he enjoyed golfing and visiting Mountaineer Racetrack & Casino in West Virginia.
His beloved wife of 67 years, Marie L. “Dolly” Candela Ianazone, his high school sweetheart whom he married Nov. 10, 1945, passed away Dec. 21, 2012.
Mr. Ianazone leaves to cherish his memory his son, Michael (Shirley) Ianazone of Austintown; his daughter, Marie (Theodore) Boggs of Canfield; four grandchildren, Michele (Jeff) Wolfson, Melissa (Jamie) Rucci, Michael (Michelle) Ianazone, and Alissa (Brian) Beinecke; nine great-grandchildren, Jeffrey Wolfson, Jaden Wolfson, Mia Rucci, Gianna Rucci, Isabella Ianazone, Santino Ianazone, Salvatore Ianazone, and Ella Beinecke, Liam Beinecke; a sister-in-law, Phyllis Trinkaus; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Vincent, Victor, and Gene Ianazone, and a sister, Caroline Cardille.
Per Mr. Ianazone’s wishes, there were no calling hours, and private funeral services were held at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.
Committal services took place at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown, where Ed was laid to rest next to his wife.
Ed’s family expresses heartfelt thanks to the staff at Humility House for their kindness and support, and to the staff and nurses with Hospice House for their exceptional care and compassion.
Mr. Ianazone’s family suggests that anyone wishing to make memorial contributions do so by donating in Ed’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512; or to Humility House, 755 Ohltown Rd., Youngstown, OH 44515.
Hospice of the Valley
5190 Market St., Youngstown OH 44512
755 Ohltown Rd., Austintown OH 44515