Michael J. DaroskiJuly 5, 1959 ~ July 15, 2017 (age 58)
LIBERTY TWP. - Michael J. Daroski, 58, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, July 15, 2017. He suffered an apparent heart attack while fishing on Conneaut Lake, and died doing what he loved.
Michael was born July 5, 1959, in Youngstown, a son of the late Richard and Linda Speicher Daroski, and was a lifelong resident of the Mahoning Valley.
He was a graduate of Liberty High School, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Youngstown State University. Mike worked for Arconic (formerly RTI) in Niles, for Vallourec Star in Girard, and owned and operated a catering business, doing lunch specials and delivering food to local offices and businesses.
In his younger years, Mike was a school teacher in Trumbull County, and he coached athletics at the varsity, junior varsity, and recreational levels, and was affectionately called “Coach D” by his players. He also served as Athletic Director and a coach at St. Patrick School in Hubbard for a short time.
Mr. Daroski was an avid sports enthusiast. Besides his love for fishing, he enjoyed cheering for the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, and for The Ohio State Buckeyes. He also loved family gatherings, and had a special place in his heart for his “grand-babies.”
Mike leaves his wife, Lisa M. Hoover Daroski, whom he married July 31, 2004; four daughters, Chelsea Daroski, Nicole Hoover, Danielle Reynolds (Brian Boutell), and Jessica (Daniel) Hollcroft; his son, Jeremy Reynolds; nine grandchildren; a sister, Cathleen (Dominic) Gatelaro of Girard; several nieces and nephews, and many extended family members.
Family and friends may call from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, July 21, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown, where funeral services will take place at 1 p.m.
Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Austintown.
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