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YOUNGSTOWN – Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at noon at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home for David M. “Gravy” Dorbish, 42, who passed away on Jan. 26, 2019. Pastor Patti Elliott will be officiating.

David was born in Youngstown, a son of Edward and Debra (Ostavitz) Dorbish.

He was a 1994 graduate of Chaney High School and worked at General Motors-Lordstown on the assembly line and was a union carpenter. He enjoyed fishing and playing football and baseball.

Surviving are his parents; two sons, David and Nicholas Dorbish, both of Youngstown; a daughter, Alexis Dorbish of Youngstown; grandparents Edward G. and Dorothy C. Dorbish of Austintown; two brothers, Edward (Jennifer) Dorbish and Andrew Dorbish (fiance Athena Roberts) of Youngstown; his girlfriend, Marie Hill and her children, Tiana and Donovan; and also aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, a great-nephew and friends from the West side, by whom he will be sadly missed.

Friends will be received on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the funeral home.

“Come to me in my dreams so I can see you smile, take me back to yesterday even if only for a while...”

Please visit www.vaschak-kirilafh.com to view this obituary or to send condolences to the family.

Guestbook Entries

Deepest sympathy

“I just wanted to say how sorry I am about your son. He was a friend of my daughters for many years and she passed away October 31 2018 at the age of 39 so I feel your pain. I will continue to pray for your family and God Bless You All”

 » conrad nancy on February 2, 2019

Rest in heaven, David

“My condolences to Dave's friends, children, family, and Marie, he was an amazing friend always so positive and full of love, especially for his children. Rest easy buddy ❤️💙”

 » Allison Buck on January 31, 2019

My condolences

“My heart goes out to you, Ed as you morn the loss of your son. I will say my rosary for you today. Please say hello to your parents for me, from Mobile, Alabama. ”

 » Juanita Porinchak Landers on January 31, 2019

God Bless Your families

“Ed and Eddy Jr., God Bless you and your Families. I'm so sorry for your loss.”

 » Jim Bartell on January 31, 2019

Sorry for your loss

“I am terribly sorry for your loss. God bless and rest his soul. 💗 Judi Porinchak Fisher ( John and Theresa Porinchak's daughter)”

 » Judith A Porinchak Fisher on January 31, 2019

With Deepest Sympathy

“Our thoughts and prayers are with You,Debbie and your Family. ”

 » Chuck and Gloria Herring on January 31, 2019

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