BOARDMAN There will be a funeral service held on Friday, March 29, 2013, at 3 p.m. at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4700 Market St., Boardman, for Ryan Chase Basora, 26, of Youngstown, who died March 25, 2013, as the result of a car accident.
Ryan was born Oct. 15, 1986, in Youngstown, the son of Jose and Rhea (Chesser) Basora.
Ryan was a 2005 graduate from Boardman High School, where he played football. In 2010, Ryan graduated from the University of Akron with a degree in sports management. While at Akron, Ryan was an active member in his fraternity, Phi Sigma Kappa.
Ryan loved sports, especially the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ryan was employed at Montrose Ford and enjoyed coaching in his free time. Ryan attended the Crossroads Church in Austintown.
Ryan leaves behind an adoring family, including his parents; brothers, Deland (Erica) of Cincinnati and Armondo (Pam) of Canton; niece Mia, nephew Theodore; and of course, the family dog, Blue.
The visitation will be held on Friday, March 29, 2013, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4700 Market St. in Boardman.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that material donations be made to The Ryan C. Basora Scholarship Fund at the University of Akron. Donations can be sent to The Ryan C. Basora Scholarship Fund, The University of Akron Foundation, Department of Development, Akron, OH 44325-2603 or completed on line at www.uakron.edu (scroll to the bottom of the page, click give on-line, click Buchtel College of Arts & Science, click complete page and submit. Please indicate in a box, The Ryan C. Basora Scholarship Fund).
Family and friends may visit www.rossisantuccifh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences to the Basora family.