Virginia Setz 1928-2021

BOARDMAN — Virginia Setz, 93, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on May 6, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital.

Virginia was born on April 20, 1928, in Campbell, a daughter of the late Anthony and Catherine Soziniak Siembieda.

She worked for Sears for around 20 years.

She was a member of SS. Cyril and Methodius Church, where she belonged to their Altar and Rosary Society and the Infant Jesus Guild. She also was a member of the Prayer Shawl Group at the Ursuline Motherhouse.

She enjoyed crocheting, cooking and traveling.

Virginia leaves behind to cherish her memory her children, Janice (Joe) Harvey of Boardman, Thomas A. (Cindy) Setz of Little River, S.C., Alan (Lucy) Setz of Boardman, Gary (Janice) Setz of Boardman and Debra (Tony) Niarhos of Melbourne, Fla.; her grandchildren, Jennifer (Matt) Dodds, Jill Ciminero, John (Emily) Harvey, Bryan (Kimberly) Setz, Daniel Setz, Melanie Niarhos, Michelle Niarhos, Thomas Setz and Travis Setz; and her great-grandchildren, Audrey, Lucy, Sydney, Sophie, Graham, Marin, Christian, Dominic and Benjamin.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Thomas R. Setz, whom she married Aug. 28, 1948, and who passed away Sept. 5, 2010; and her siblings, Ben, Joseph, John, Walter and Anthony Siembieda, and Mary Giampetro, Tina Kryzan and Pauline Murphy.

The Setz family has entrusted the care of Virginia to the Kubina Yuhasz Wasko Funeral Home, where they will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2021. There will also be a half hour of calling from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday, May 13, 2021, followed immediately after at 10 a.m., celebrated by Father John Jerek at Our Lady of Sorrows at SS. Cyril and Methodius Church.

She will be laid to rest in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.

Due to the current circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the family requests that visitors please wear a mask and respect social distance requirements both at the funeral home and the church.

The family would like to extend thanks to the wonderful nurses and staff on the sixth floor at Mercy Health for their excellent care of Virginia during her final days. They also would like to thank Dr. Ricciardi and his staff for the many years of compassionate care.

And to the Sisters, staff and residents at the Ursuline Sisters Senior Living for their kindness, friendship, and prayers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that monetary contributions be made to the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, 4250 Shields Road, Canfield, OH 44406 in Virginia’s honor. Please visit www.waskofamily.com to send the family condolences.

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