CAMPBELL Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the Wasko Funeral Home, with Father Michael Swierz officiating, for Chester DeWitt, 75, who passed away Tuesday.
Chester was born June 21, 1937, in Youngstown, the son of Chester and Victoria Leone DeWitt.
He was a 1955 graduate of East High School. Chester went on to serve in the U.S. Navy and later retired as a grocery store manager for Santisi Family Stores.
He was a member of Christ the Good Shepherd Parish at St. Joseph the Provider Catholic Church.
Chester coached little league baseball. He loved sports, especially the Indians and Browns, and he loved his Ohio State Buckeyes.
Chester leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, the former Nancy Tarr, whom he married Dec. 20, 1960; his son, Chester A. (Kelly) of Worthington, Pa.; his daughter, Lori (Steve) Cappitte of Campbell and Mark A. (Nicole) of Youngstown; two grandchildren, Joey and Gina of Campbell, whom he loved very much; his dog, Gabby; and his brother, Thomas (Carole) DeWitt of Canfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his dog, Abby; and his brothers, Paul and Bob DeWitt.
The DeWitt family has entrusted their loved one to the care of the Wasko Funeral Home and will receive friends Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.
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