Meshel funeral to be held at St. Nicholas in Youngstown

Harry Meshel served as president of the Ohio Senate and played a big role in getting funding for Youngstown State University's technology center

Harry Meshel, Youngstown, funeral arrangements

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Arrangements have been made for Harry Meshel, a longtime Valley politician and community leader who passed away on Monday.

Calling hours will be at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home on Canfield Road in Youngstown on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church on Walnut Street in Youngstown on Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Meshel’s funeral will also be at St. Nicholas at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday.

The World War II veteran served for five terms in the Ohio Senate. During that time, he was also president of the state Senate, resigning to become chairman of the Mahoning County Democratic Party.

Meshel was also a former Youngstown State University trustee and member of the Mill Creek Park Board.

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