Paul M. Hrosch 1939-2020

AUSTINTOWN — Paul M. Hrosch, 80, passed away surrounded by his family, Feb. 12, 2020, at Briarfield at Ashley Circle.

Paul was born Feb. 25, 1939, in Youngstown, the son of the late Paul J. and Mary T. Pollock Hrosch.

He was a lifelong resident of Youngstown, graduating from Campbell Memorial High School in 1956. He was employed as a branch manager for AVI Food Systems for more than 40 years.

Paul coached in the Mill Creek Little League and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in Troop No. 59. He was a proud supporter of the Youngstown State University Penguin Club and an avid YSU football fan. He enjoyed spending time with his family and trips to Las Vegas.

Paul is survived by his wife of 61 years, Glenda Gillie Hrosch, whom he married Aug. 9, 1958; two daughters, Glenda (Ed) Wheland of North Carolina and Michelle (James) Itts of Austintown; one son, Paul J. (Tammy) Hrosch of Springfield; 10 grandchildren, Ed (Hilary) Wheland, Joshua Wheland, Mary Ellen Wheland, Emilie (Andrew) Cahill, Shawn Wheland, Matthew Wheland, Lauren (Tom) Jenkins, Shayla Fischer, Alyssa (Dyllon) Lafferty and Marlaina Hrosch; eight great-grandchildren, AJ, Kaycie, Jackson, Tyler, Mason, Ryan, Luke and Dawson, and one on the way. Paul is also survived by his sister, Anna Summers of Michigan.

The family will receive friends 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, at Lane Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel, and again 10 to 10:45 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at St. Christine Church, where a Mass of Christian burial will begin at 11 a.m.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to YSU Penguin Club, One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555.

Visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to leave condolences to the family. Arrangements handled by Lane Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel.

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