WARREN, Ohio – John E. Mosko, 87, of Warren, entered into eternal life on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 5:32 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown.
John was born on December 2, 1929, in Warren the son of the late Anthony and Mary Neilan Mosko, Jr. and was a lifelong area resident.
He was a machine operator with the VanHuffel Sheet and Tube. John also owned and operated until recently the JEM Construction Company and was Lieutenant of the Cortland Fire Department for many years. John was a past Boy Scout Leader and was a 26-gallon blood donor with the American Red Cross.
John was a lifelong member of SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Warren and attended the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon in North Jackson, where he was active with volunteer work and sang in the church choir.
Affectionately known as “Jack” by his family and friends, he is survived by his second wife, the former Jacqueline Ackerman, whom he married on February 3, 2001; three sons, Kevin A. and Edward W. both of Niles and Brian S. (Patricia) of Howland; two daughters, Kathy S. Miller of Kenosha, Wisconsin and Kimberly M. (Phillip) Elliott of Sharon, Pennsylvania; a sister, Catherine Wronkovich of Cincinnati; a brother, Michael “Mick” Mosko of Warren; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Jack is also survived by three stepdaughters, Deborah (Evan) Earl of Newton Falls, Valerie Higgins of Youngstown and Tracy (Howard) Johnson of Clearwater Beach, Florida; five stepgrandchildren and eight stepgreat-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, Jack was preceded in death on December 3, 2000, by his first wife, the former Alice Campbell, whom he married on April 22, 1950; a son, John R. Mosko; a daughter, Lynne F. Rodgers; sisters, Frances Martin and Ann Tisher and two grandchildren.
Calling hours will take place on Monday, November 20, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Sinchak & Kaszowski Funeral Home, 727 E. Market Street, Warren.
A Divine Funeral Liturgy will be offered with Fr. Simeon B. Sibenik officiating at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, preceded by a Panachida Service to be recited at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home prior in leaving for the church.
Burial will follow in SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Warren Township.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions take the form of donations in Jack’s name to either SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, 185 Belvedere NE, Warren, Ohio 44483 or to Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon, 2759 North Lipkey Road, North Jackson, Ohio 44451.
Caring and Professional Arrangements for the Mosko family are under the direction of the Sinchak and Kaszowski Funeral Home, 330-392-5691. Family and Friends may visit www.sinchakandkaszowski.com to share condolences to the Mosko family.
A television tribute will air Monday, November 20 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.