AUSTINTOWN - Joseph P. “Joe” Iwaskey, 49, passed away unexpectedly early Sunday evening, Oct. 27, 2019, at Sharon Regional Hospital in Sharon Pa., after suffering an apparent heart attack. Joe was on duty with the Army Reserves in Farrell, Pa. at the time of his passing.
Joseph was born January 6, 1970, in Youngstown, and was a son of David Iwaskey and Kathy Tkaczuk Iwaskey. He was raised in Austintown and lived his life in this area.
He was a 1988 graduate of Fitch High School, and attended Youngstown State University. Joe served in the Army Reserves for the past 20 years, and currently worked for Delphi-Packard Electric in Warren.
Joe was a member of the Knights of Columbus, 4th degree, and was an avid runner who last ran in the Panerathon 10k race in Youngstown this past summer. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He was a member of St. Joseph Church in Austintown.
Joe leaves his mother, Kathy Iwaskey, with whom he made his home; eight siblings, Edward M. Iwaskey of Youngstown, Steve P. Iwaskey of Columbus, Mary H. Iwaskey of Columbus, Bill A. Iwaskey of Butler, Pa., Robert C. Iwaskey of Austintown, Thomas J. Iwaskey of Austintown, Patty and Dennis Walker of Columbus, and Paul D. Iwaskey of Austintown; and a niece and a nephew, Mariah Snowden and Jonathan Walker.
His father, David, and grandparents, Steve and Maria Tkaczuk and Phillip and Helen Iwaskey, are deceased.
Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.
Funeral services will begin at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the funeral home, and will continue with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, 4545 New Rd., Austintown.
Committal services will follow the Mass and will be at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.