Sen. Harry Meshel Funeral

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A veteran salutes as the casket bearing former state Sen. Harry Meshel's exits the church, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

A veteran salutes as the casket bearing former state Sen. Harry Meshel's exits the church, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


Fr. Joseph DiStefano presides over former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

Fr. Joseph DiStefano presides over former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


HM2 Todd Bollinger presents the flag that was draped over former state Sen. Harry Meshel's casket to a family member, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

HM2 Todd Bollinger presents the flag that was draped over former state Sen. Harry Meshel's casket to a family member, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


HM2 Todd Bollinger and GM3 Joshua Kramer of NOSC Youngstown fold the flag during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

HM2 Todd Bollinger and GM3 Joshua Kramer of NOSC Youngstown fold the flag during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


Gunners Mate Third Class Joshua Kramer of NOSC Youngstown salutes the casket bearing former state Sen. Harry Meshel's, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

Gunners Mate Third Class Joshua Kramer of NOSC Youngstown salutes the casket bearing former state Sen. Harry Meshel's, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


A veteran salutes as the casket bearing former state Sen. Harry Meshel's exits the church, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

A veteran salutes as the casket bearing former state Sen. Harry Meshel's exits the church, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


YSU President Jim Tressel talks on his phone during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

YSU President Jim Tressel talks on his phone during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


Fr. Joseph DiStefano and Fr. Steve Denas preside over former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

Fr. Joseph DiStefano and Fr. Steve Denas preside over former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


A veteran salutes as the casket bearing former state Sen. Harry Meshel's exits the church, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

A veteran salutes as the casket bearing former state Sen. Harry Meshel's exits the church, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


Former State Rep. Bob Hagan, and State Rep. Michele Lapore-Hagan exit the church during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

Former State Rep. Bob Hagan, and State Rep. Michele Lapore-Hagan exit the church during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


YSU President Jim Tressel(second left) and wife, Ellen Tressel(right) during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

YSU President Jim Tressel(second left) and wife, Ellen Tressel(right) during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


HM2 Todd Bollinger and GM3 Joshua Kramer of NOSC Youngstown fold the flag during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

HM2 Todd Bollinger and GM3 Joshua Kramer of NOSC Youngstown fold the flag during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


Honor guard members salue as the casket bearing former state Sen. Harry Meshel's arrives at the cemetery, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

Honor guard members salue as the casket bearing former state Sen. Harry Meshel's arrives at the cemetery, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


Fr. Joesph DiStefano prays during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

Fr. Joesph DiStefano prays during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


State Sen. Joe Schiavoni and wife, Margaret, walk into the church during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

State Sen. Joe Schiavoni and wife, Margaret, walk into the church during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


Former State Rep. Bob Hagan, and State Rep. Michele Lapore-Hagan walk into the church during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

Former State Rep. Bob Hagan, and State Rep. Michele Lapore-Hagan walk into the church during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


Fr. Joesph DiStefano prays during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

Fr. Joesph DiStefano prays during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


Honor Guard members wait for former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

Honor Guard members wait for former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


HM2 Todd Bollinger and GM3 Joshua Kramer of NOSC Youngstown fold the flag during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

HM2 Todd Bollinger and GM3 Joshua Kramer of NOSC Youngstown fold the flag during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


A veteran salutes as the casket bearing former state Sen. Harry Meshel's exits the church, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

A veteran salutes as the casket bearing former state Sen. Harry Meshel's exits the church, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


Honor guard members fire a 21 gun salute during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

Honor guard members fire a 21 gun salute during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


John Craig plays taps during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

John Craig plays taps during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)


Family members grieve during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)

Family members grieve during former state Sen. Harry Meshel's funeral, Sept. 9, 2017, at Belmont Park Cemetery in Youngstown...(Nikos Frazier | The Vindicator)