HUBBARD - Roy Thomas Lorent, 80, longtime resident of Niles, passed away Tuesday evening, Aug. 17, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
Roy was born March 2, 1941, in Warren, one of nine children of the late George and Pearl Conner Lorent, and he lived his life in Trumbull County.
He graduated from Howland High School and worked for Republic Steel and for Hackett Engineering as a heavy equipment operator for many years, retiring in the early 2000s.
Mr. Lorent was a member of Army/Navy Lodge No. 252 in Niles.
Roy enjoyed spending his winters in Florida. He liked boating, gardening, and cooking, and he enjoyed spending time with his family.
He leaves to cherish his memory three children, Rhonda (Cal) Harris of McDonald, John (Caryl) Lorent of Lake Milton, and Georgia Shaffer of Girard; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren with a fourth on the way; and two sisters, Norma Pluckrose of Missouri and Sue Russo of Warren.
His wife, and six siblings, are deceased.
Family and friends are welcome to attend a committal service that will take place Tuesday, Aug. 24, in the chapel at Green Haven Memorial Gardens in Austintown.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd. in Youngstown.
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