Tribute: Aurora Angela Fortunato

Aurora Angela Fortunato passed away October 28

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MINERAL RIDGE, Ohio – Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 31, at the Lane Family Funeral Home Austintown Chapel for Aurora Angela Fortunato of Mineral Ridge, formerly of Hubbard, who passed away Friday, October 28, at Vista Care Center.

Ms. Fortunato was born January 18, 1926 in Youngstown the beloved daughter of the late Louis and Irma (Ragaini) Fortunato and was a lifelong area resident.

She was a graduate of Scienceville High School and Youngstown College where she remained an avid fan of the football program, never missing a home game.

She was a Claims Agent for Aetna Insurance and Levi Accounting, retiring in 1976.

She was passionate about traveling and seeing the world and experiencing its diverse cultures as well as finding homes for dogs and cats.

She joins her sister, Eleanor M. Becker; brother, Louis Fortunato, Jr.; brother-in-law, Rand Becker and sister-in-law, Jeanette Fortunato, all deceased.

Surviving are niece and nephews, Louis (Cheryl) Fortunato III, David Fortunato and Lee Ann Fortunato-Heltzel; as well as great-nieces and nephews, Lynn Fortunato, Christopher Fortunato, Richard Heltzel, Nicholas Heltzel and Danielle Heltzel and one great-great nephew, Landon Fortunato.

She will be sadly missed by her friends and family.

Family and friends may call from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 31 at the Lane Family Funeral Home Austintown Chapel where services will be held at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice of the Valley in Aurora’s name.