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Ronald Roger Kotick

June 17, 1944 — October 27, 2023




YOUNGSTOWN — Ronald R. Kotick, 79, passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2023.

He was born June 17, 1944, in Youngstown, a son of Michael and Emma Hacker Kotick.

Ronald graduated from The Rayen School in 1962 and spent his career, working 30 years, as a dedicated machinist at Barclay Machine in Salem.

In addition to his professional achievements, Ronald served his country honorably in the United States Army.

Ronald is survived by his sisters, Lois Testa of Westlake, Linda (Dave) Kempston of La Jolla, California; brother, Richard (Judy) Kotick of Akron; and the nephew who cared for him for many years, Michael Vitelli of Youngstown. He also leaves several other nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; and many dear friends to cherish his memory, along with his beloved cat, Squirt.

In addition to his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by his sister, Beverly Vitelli, and brothers-in-law, Robert Testa and Fred Vitelli.

Memorial contributions may be made to West Side Cats, 4305 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023, at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel, 4303 Mahoning Ave., Austintown.

Interment will follow in Greenhaven Memorial Gardens.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ronald Roger Kotick, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home - Austintown Chapel

4303 Mahoning Ave, Youngstown, OH 44515

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