Jean Tocicki 1935-2020

BOARDMAN — Jean “Jeannie” Tocicki, 84, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020.

She was born Nov. 26, 1935, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Joseph and Frances Nowak Tocicki.

She graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1953 and worked for Penn Ohio Towel Supply, then worked for Packard Electric until her retirement.

Jeannie was an active member of St. Stanislaus Church, where she was involved in the Altar and Rosary Sodality, Infant Jesus of Prague Guild, the CWA Post 1222 Ladies Auxillary, the St. Stanislaus Senior Citizens and the Generations of Faith, and was extremely active with the church’s pierogi program. She also was involved with the Fellows Riverside Gardens at Mill Creek Park, the Stambaugh Pillars, Youngstown Area Arts Council, the Polish Arts Club, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society and the Ohio Historical Society.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her nieces, Irene Sinkele, Phyllis Ashley, Joan (Jeff) Bott, Delores (Tracy) Benson and Denise (Bill) Patrick; her nephews, Richard Suchora, Daniel (Patty) Suchora, Jerry (Joyce) Laska, Chuck (Mary) Laska and Joe (Michelle) Tocicki; as well as many great-nieces and -nephews; and several great-great-nieces and -nephews.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Walter “Katzy” and Edward Tocicki, Lillian Oleksak, Stella Suchora, Helen Laska and Anna Tocicki; and nephews, Chester Oleksak and Jim Laska.

An hour of calling will be held 9 to 9:50 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2020, at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, followed immediately by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian burial. Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, Jeannie would prefer that any material contributions be made to either the St. Vincent de Paul Society, 317 Via Mt. Carmel Ave., Youngstown, OH 44505, or to the Beatitude House, 238 Tod Ave., Youngstown, OH 44504.

The family has entrusted Jeannie’s care to the Kubina-Yuhasz-Wasko Funeral Home. Please visit www.waskofamily.com to view the obituary and send the family condolences.

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