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Brian G. Stringer

October 8, 1961 ~ June 17, 2021 (age 59)

Obituary

WARREN - Brian G. Stringer, 59, passed away unexpectedly Thursday morning, June 17, 2021, at his home.

Brian was born Oct. 8, 1961, in Warren, a son of Dallis G. and JoAnne Mateyko Stringer, and was a lifelong area resident.

He was a 1979 graduate of Girard High School and later earned an associate’s degree in Automotive Technology and Business from Lima Technical College.

Brian worked as a master tech for over 25 years at many auto dealerships throughout the area. Most recently, he worked for Pep Boys in Niles.

Mr. Stringer greatly enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working on cars. He was a diehard fan of the Cleveland Browns, and greatly loved dogs. Most of all, Brian loved his family and he cherished the time they spent together.

Brian leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 19 years, Lisa Beno Stringer, whom he married Dec. 22, 2001; six children, Nicole (Robert) Storey of Warren, Jonathan (Rebecca) Stringer of Austintown, Elizabeth (Johnny) Reed of Lakeland, Fla., Jennifer Sheehy ( Don Hughes Jr.) of Liberty Township, Michael Sheehy of Howland, and Daniel Sheehy (Tara Karr) of Howland; his mother, JoAnne Stringer of Girard; 10 grandchildren; his sister, Sherlynn (Frederic) Forman of Niles; a brother-in-law, Matthew Beno of Buffalo; many nieces, nephews, and extended family members; and many friends.

Brian will be truly and sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. 

His father, Dallis Stringer; maternal grandparents, George and Louise Mateyko; and paternal grandparents, Reginald and Hazel Stringer, preceded Brian in death.

Family and friends may gather to pay respects from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 222 S. State St., in Girard. Family and friends may also pay respects on Friday, June 25, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home, where funeral services will take place at 11 a.m.

Interment will follow the funeral service and take place at Girard Liberty Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Brian’s name to the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County, 812 Youngstown-Kingsville Rd., Vienna, OH 44473, by mail; or by visiting https://www.awlrescueme.com/donate/

To send flowers to Brian's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Calling Hours
Thursday
June 24, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kinnick Funeral Home, Girard
222 S. State St.
Girard, OH 44420

Calling Hours
Friday
June 25, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Kinnick Funeral Home, Girard
222 S. State St.
Girard, OH 44420

Funeral Service
Friday
June 25, 2021

11:00 AM
Kinnick Funeral Home, Girard
222 S. State St.
Girard, OH 44420

Donations

Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County
812 Youngstown-Kingsville Rd., Vienna OH 44473
Web: https://www.awlrescueme.com

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