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Gary A. Brant

July 8, 1932 ~ October 30, 2021 (age 89)

Obituary

AUSTINTOWN - Gary A. Brant, 89, passed away Saturday afternoon, Oct. 30, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.

Gary was born July 8, 1932, in Cumberland, Md., a son of the late Dawson and Zella Zembower Brant, and came to the Youngstown area in 1950 as a young man.

Gary worked various different jobs throughout his life, for many local companies.

He was a member of Western Reserve United Methodist Church in Canfield. He was a also member of Sulgrave Masonic Lodge No. 696 and Western Star Masonic Lodge No. 21. In his younger days, Gary belonged to the Ohio Defense Corps. 

Gary served on the board at the Austintown Senior Center, where he enjoyed calling bingo.

Mr. Brant leaves to cherish his memory his two daughters, Myra J. Papa of Austintown and Debbie (Bill) Davis of St. Louis; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Hazel Barney of Bedford, Pa.; and many friends.

Gary always had a smile on his face and never met a stranger. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

His wife of nearly 70 years, Myra J. Mock Brant, whom he married Nov. 22, 1951, passed away this past summer on July 24, 2021. A grandson, Gary Papa, and a granddaughter, Samantha Christine Papa, also preceded Gary in death. 

Family and friends may gather to pay respects from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown, where private family services will take place at 11 a.m.

Interment will take place at Green Haven Memorial Gardens in Austintown, where Gary will be laid to rest next to his wife.

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Services

Calling Hours
Thursday
November 4, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown
477 North Meridian Road
Youngstown, OH 44509

Funeral Services
Thursday
November 4, 2021

1:00 PM
Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown
477 North Meridian Road
Youngstown, OH 44509

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