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Howard J. Mancini Sr.

January 26, 1929 ~ April 24, 2019 (age 90)

AUSTINTOWN - Funeral services will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel, for Howard J. Mancini Sr., 90, who died peacefully Wednesday morning at Briarfield Manor Nursing Home.

Howard was born Jan. 26, 1929, in Youngstown, the son of Christy and Angela (Alexander) Mancini. 

He was a graduate of Chaney High School and worked as a welder for Youngstown Steel Door for 36 years and several years at Mahoning Valley Fabricators until retiring. 

In his spare time, Howard enjoyed golfing, bowling, and going to casinos. 

Howard’s wife, the former Virginia F. Koker, whom he married April 21, 1951, died Feb. 23, 2006. 

Howard is survived by his four sons, Howard (Linda) Mancini Jr. of Canfield, Richard Mancini of Bonita Springs, Fla., Robert Mancini of Austintown, and Ronald (Lynnette) Mancini of Warren; sister Donna (William) Leskovec of Austintown; brother Herbert (Mary Ann) Mancini of Youngstown; two grandchildren, Angelica (Dustin) Hammond and Nicholas (Kristyn) Mancini; three great-grandchildren, Mia, Avery and Blaine; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. 

He was also preceded in death by his parents and sister Loretta Hartzell. 

The family would to thank Briarfield Manor for their care and kindness during Howard’s brief illness.

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