BOARDMAN, Ohio – Prayers will be 9:30 a.m. Monday, February 13 at the Fox Funeral Home, Boardman, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Dominic Church, Youngstown, for Howard L. Scheetz, 77 of Boardman, who passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, February 8.
Howard was born May 11, 1939 in Youngstown, a son of Paul and Margaret Voitus Scheetz.
He was a 1957 graduate of Boardman High School and spent most of his career at the Campbell Works of the Youngstown Sheet & Tube. After the plant closed, Howard went to work for Homestead Restoration.
He was devote member of St. Dominic Church, Altar Rosary and Infant Jesus of Prague Guild.
Howard served in the Navy aboard the U.S.S. Essex aircraft carrier.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, the former Mary Carol Franklin, whom he married May 29, 1965; a son, Ken Scheetz of Boardman; a daughter, Kathleen (Keith) Masterson of Mineral Ridge and a granddaughter, Grace Masterson.
Besides his parents, Howard is preceded in death by two sisters, Eileen Long and Cynthia Scheetz.
Friends may call from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, February 12 at the Fox Funeral Home, Boardman.
A television tribute will air Monday, February 13 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.