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BOARDMAN – Worthington C. Shomo was beloved husband of the late Rebecca (Dunbar); loving father of Sarah (Jeff) Purser of Irvine, Calif. and Pamela (Mark) Tierney of Cincinnati; and dear grandfather of Joseph and Scarlett Purser and Grace and Ella Tierney, died March 7, 2013.

He is survived by brother Elwood Shomo and nephews Jonathan and Christopher Shomo.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, he graduated from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

“Worthy” spent his entire career serving the steel industry as well as breaking out on his own to become a manufacturing rep throughout the region. He was a avid sports fan, golfer and longtime member of Tippecanoe Country Club in Canfield.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Boardman.

Memorials may be directed to St. James Episcopal Church, 7640 Glenwood Ave., Boardman, OH 44512 or any hospice organization.

Guestbook Entries

“We are so very sorry for your loss. Our sincere love to you both. ”

 » Nancy Smith and Andreen Brumbaugh  on March 10, 2013

“Our deepest sympathy to Sarah and Pam and your families for your loss of your dad. We have some great memories of him and your mom. May God bless you all at this time of sorrow. ”

 » Tim & Janet Porter on March 11, 2013

“Sarah and Pamela,So sorry to hear about your father, my thoughts are with you both.”

 » Becky Biscella on March 13, 2013

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