YOUNGSTOWN Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Wasko Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church for Carmen J. Julian, 70, who passed away Thursday morning at The Cleveland Clinic.
Carmen was born Sept. 27, 1940, in Youngstown, a son of Michael and Carmel (Aliberti) Julian, and was a lifelong area resident.
A 1960 graduate of East High School, Carmen was a U.S. Army veteran. After basic training, he was deployed to Korea where he guarded the DVZ zone and was an Armor Crewman and a Sharpshooter. He worked at his familys business, The Julian Bakery, Youngstown Steel Door and ESSROC.
Carmen was a member of St. Christines Catholic Church. He enjoyed the simple things in life and loved his family very much. He was an avid Cleveland Browns fan and enjoyed old movies.
He was a humble man, and everyone who knew him loved him.
Besides his wife of 49 years, Loretta J. (Jurkovich) Julian, whom he married Oct. 2, 1961; he is survived by his mother; a son, Mark R. Julian and companion Jeffrey Kelso of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; a daughter, Missy and Bo Marrie of Poland; a granddaughter, the light of his life, Bella; a sister, Marie and Don Ronyak of Boardman; a brother, Pete and Eleanor Julian of Brookfield; a sister-in-law, Margie and Greg Galik of North Carolina; and many nieces and nephews that he loved and enjoyed.
Besides his father, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Alfonso, Tom and Mike Julian.
Monetary contributions can be made in Memory of Carmen, to his great-niece, Amanda Ferraro Memorial Scholarship Fund at Fitch High School.
The family would like to thank Essex 1 Staff and Caregivers and the Neurology / Rheumatoid Department at The Cleveland Clinic.
The Julian family has entrusted their loved one to the care of the Wasko Funeral Home in Campbell and will receive family and friends Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the funeral home.
Visit www.waskofamily.com to view this obituary and send the Julian family condolences.