Ritchie L. Paden, 1981-2019

YOUNGSTOWN – Ritchie L. Paden, 38, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at his home.

Ritchie was born Aug. 31, 1981, in Warren, and was a son of Michael and Betty Snyder Paden.

He was a graduate of Howland High School, where he is on the school’s Wall of Fame for varsity wrestling.

Ritchie worked for Grand Solutions in Warren for years, and most recently was a maintenance worker at Two Sisters Home in Salem.

He enjoyed attending Crossroads Church, spending time with his family, and shooting pool.

Ritchie leaves his son, Darrian Paden; his mother and stepfather, Betty and Jim Shaughnessy; and siblings, Michael and Keith Paden, Steve Strawderman, Samantha Strawderman, Amy Lytle, and Miranda, Jamie, and Jake Shaughnessy; his family with Betty’s Angels; and many extended family members.

His father, Michael, preceded Ritchie in death.

Family and friends may call from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown, where funeral services will take place at 1 p.m.

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