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William H. VanDyke

July 17, 1945 ~ April 6, 2022 (age 76)

Obituary

MCDONALD – William H. VanDyke, 76, passed away peacefully, early Wednesday morning, April 6, 2022, at his home, after a courageous battle with cancer.

William was born July 17, 1945, in Youngstown, a son of the late George and Anna Parker VanDyke and was a lifelong area resident.

Mr. VanDyke proudly served in the United States Army from 1963 to 1965.

He worked for 25 years at Tee Nee Trailer Company and retired in 1988.

Bill was a member of Galilee Apostolic Church in Austintown and he and his wife were foster parents to many area children.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Dorothy D. Ervin VanDyke, whom he married February 8, 1965. A son, William J. (Teresa) VanDyke of McDonald; three grandchildren, Ashley (Nick) Kellar, Krystle (Frank) Natoli and William J. VanDyke III; five great grandchildren, Audra, Victor, Talia, Pixie, Anika and one “on the way”; a godson, David Storey (friend Sabrina) whom he raised as his own; four sisters, Delores Mastro of Boardman, Florence Takacs of Austintown, Ruthie (Larry) Baltes of Austintown and Eleanor Martin of Boardman, and many nieces and nephews and extended family members.

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

A grandson, William J. VanDyke II, four brothers, Elmer, George, LeRoy and Lawrence VanDyke, and two sisters, Wilma Vaught, and  Helen Vandyke, preceded Bill in death.

Family and friends may gather to pay respects from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2022, at Galilee Apostolic Church, 3939 Potomac Ave, Austintown, where a memorial service with military honors will be held at 1 p.m.

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Services

Calling Hours
Saturday
April 16, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Galilee Apostolic Church
3939 Potomac Ave.
Austintown, OH 44515

Memorial Service
Saturday
April 16, 2022

1:00 PM
Galilee Apostolic Church
3939 Potomac Ave.
Austintown, OH 44515

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