William J. Hucke 1928-2019

LIBERTY — William “Bill” J. Hucke, 91, passed away at Windsor House at Liberty Health Care Center on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019.

He was born May 13, 1928, in Youngstown, the only child of William P. and Mary Ellen O’Neill Hucke.

Bill graduated from Ursuline High School in 1946 and attended Youngstown College. He was a proud veteran of the Marine Corps, serving two enlistments. Bill worked as a bricklayer foreman at W. B. Gibson Construction Co., retiring in 1990.

Bill was a founding member of Blessed Sacrament Church. He was a devout Catholic, an Eucharistic minister and active in the St. Vincent de Paul Society at his church.

He enjoyed camping at Pymatuning, Pa., vacationing around the United States, watching the Cleveland Browns and Cavaliers and visits from his great-grandchildren.

Memories of Bill will be carried on by his wife of 65 years, Roselyn Eschman Hucke; his children, Laurel (Jeff) Bellay of Austin, Texas, John of Warren, Lyn (Joe) Fabrizio of Liberty Township, Joe of Venice Beach, Calif. and Lisa (John) Atkinson-Tymoski of Cincinnati; grandchildren, Tim (Stephanie) Bellay, Ellen (David) Houchens, Emily (Joe) Payich, Andrew (Kait) Bellay, Nick Hucke, Mellisa Hucke, Mary Ellen Atkinson and Ed Atkinson; and great-grandchildren, Julia, Tanner, Patrick, Channing, Gwyneth, Maximus and Juniper.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; a son, James; a son-in-law, Dave Atkinson; and sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Marcella and Ed Fagan.

Family and friends may pay their respects 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Blessed Sacrament Church 3020 Reeves Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.

A Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at the church, officiated by the Rev. Peter Haledej.

Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta Township.

Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to William’s family.

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