Tribute: Nick Vankovich

Nick Vankovich, 69, passed away October 30

Nick Vankovich, Canfield, Ohio - obit

CANFIELD, Ohio – Nick Vankovich, 69 of Canfield, Ohio passed away Sunday, October 30 after a long illness at his residence.

Nick was born June 9, 1947 in Youngstown, a son of the late Nick and Kathryn Zgurich Vankovich and was a lifelong area resident.

He graduated from Chaney High School, class of 1965 and went on to serve in the Army during the Vietnam War.

Nick worked 40 years as a sprinkler fitter for National Automatic Sprinkler and later Grunau Company where he retired in 2008.

He leaves his former wife and the mother of his daughters, Janet Vankovich; two daughters, Christine Vankovich and Karen Anne Vankovich all of Canfield.

Per his wishes, there will be no services or calling hours.

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A television tribute will air Thursday, November 3 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m. on FOX, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.