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NEWTON FALLS – Robert Frank Dugic, 84, passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at his residence with his family by his side.

Bob was born on May 7, 1934, in Newton Falls, the son of Frank James and Susanna (Blasko) Dugic.

Bob attended Newton Falls Schools and served our country in the U.S. Army.

On July 5, 1958, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bob was united in marriage with Linda Lee Lingo.

He was employed by GM for 33 years.

Bob was a parishioner of St. Mary and St. Joseph Catholic Church. He was a member of K of C 3350 and the American Legion 737.

Bob was a founding member of the Newton Falls Sportsman, now known at Eagle Creek Conservation Club. He was also a member of the Mahoning County Coon Hunters.

In his spare time, Bob enjoyed to garden and raise pheasants for the State of Ohio. He was all about the outdoors and conservation, but above all else he loved to spend time with his family.

Cherished memories will be carried on by his wife, Linda; son Bruce Robert Dugic of Newton Falls; daughter Dawn Renee (Jeff) Reinke of Warren; brothers Francis (Rita) Dugic of Newton Falls, and Jim (Deanna) Dugic of Warren; sister Marie Dye of Champion; grandchildren Daniel, Darren, Dylan, Jessica, and Andrew; great-granddaughter Autumn; and a soon-to-be great-granddaughter Kensley.

Preceding Bob in death was his infant daughter, Vikki Lynne.

Private family services will be held with inurnment at St. Joseph Cemetery at a future date.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Bob’s name to the local food bank of their choice.

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Our thoughts and prayers are with you

“Bruce and family...Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Celebrate the life your Father lived and the time he gave you here on earth. He will be with you forever, in your heart.”

 » Danny and Larava James on February 12, 2019


“Bruce ; sorry to hear of your father passing on . God bless .”

 » Chuck Fenton & family on February 11, 2019

Our thoughts are with you

“Dawn & family. Our loving thoughts are with you and your family, today, and always. Cherish the memories of your dad. I have no doubt he was very proud of his little girl, and he will always be with you. ”

 » Terry & Jean Badyna on February 11, 2019

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