Robert "Bob" McDonough

April 7, 1937 ~ September 28, 2019 (age 82)


AUSTINTOWN - Robert McDonough, 82, passed away Saturday afternoon, Sept. 28, 2019, at Beeghly Oaks in Boardman following a brief illness.

Bob was born April 7, 1937, in Youngstown, a son of the late Ralph and Barbara Sibbet McDonough, and was a lifelong area resident.

He was a 1955 graduate of South High School and was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

In his younger years, Mr. McDonough worked for Youngstown Steel Door. More recently, he did administrative work and managed the thrift store for the St. Vincent DePaul Society in Youngstown for 20 years, retiring in 2008.

A devout Catholic, Bob was a member of St. Joseph Church in Austintown.

He enjoyed spending time with his family, artistic painting, golf, reading, and was a loyal supporter of YSU athletics, especially women’s basketball. Bob was very proud of his Irish heritage and was also a huge supporter of Ursuline High School and of Notre Dame University.

He leaves to cherish his memory his grandson, Charles R. Housteau III and his wife, Amanda, of Boardman; his great-grandson, Jack Charles Housteau; a brother, Ralph (Peggy) McDonough of Canfield; a sister, Barbara McDonough of North Jackson; many nieces and nephews; and many extended family members.

Bob’s wife of 56 years, Mildred A. “Millie” Krotky McDonough, whom he married Feb. 19, 1962, passed away April 6, 2018. A daughter, Kelly M. Housteau, and a son-in-law, Charles R. Housteau Jr., are also deceased.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown, where funeral services will follow at 7 p.m.

Committal will take place Thursday at Resurrection Cemetery in Austintown.

Memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s name to the St. Vincent DePaul Society, P.O. Box 224, Youngstown, OH 44501.


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Calling Hours
October 2, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown
477 North Meridian Road
Youngstown, OH 44509

Funeral Services
October 2, 2019

7:00 PM
Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown
477 North Meridian Road
Youngstown, OH 44509


St. Vincent DePaul Society
P.O. Box 224, Youngstown OH 44501

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