YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Emily Stride, 93, of the city’s west side, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday morning, November 21, 2017, with family by her side.
Emily was born October 19, 1924, in Washington, Pennsylvania and came to this area as a child with the Duran family, who raised her.
She was a South High School graduate and was a homemaker who also worked outside the home for Judge Woodside and for Home Savings & Loan as a bank teller.
Emily was a member of St. Brendan Church in Youngstown.
She loved to cook and bake, was an enthusiastic “coupon cutter” and thoroughly enjoyed her family, especially her grandchildren.
Mrs. Stride loved to travel and she and her family traveled to most of the United States. In her later years, she and her husband visited many countries in Europe and Latin America.
Emily’s beloved husband of 58 years, Edward J. Stride, passed away February 8, 2008.
She leaves to cherish her memory and to celebrate her life six children, James Stride of Youngstown, Gerald Stride of Austintown, John (Mary Beth) Stride of Poland, Edward Stride (Eugene O’Brien) of Liberty Township, Jeanne Stride (John Maley) of Lordstown and Kathleen (Anthony) Siracuse of East Palestine; six grandchildren; a sister, Bertha (Ernie) Wade of Palm Coast, Florida and a sister-in-law, Velma Shuba of Erie, Pennsylvania.
Besides her husband; a brother, Henry Shuba, is deceased.
Family and friends may call from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 25, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road in Youngstown, where funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m.
Committal services will follow the funeral home services at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown, where Emily will be laid to rest next to her husband.
Please visit kinnickfuneralhome.com to send condolences online to Emily’s family.
A television tribute will air Friday, November 23 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.