AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – After a brief illness on Monday, December 11, 2017, William John Popella, age 52, passed into God’s loving embrace.
John was born on August 10, 1965 in Jeannette, Pennsylvania to William Leonard and Mildred Ann (Recknor) Popella.
John is survived by his beloved mother, Millie Popella of Tampa, Florida; brother Jeffrey Popella or Tampa, Florida; sister-in-law, Tamara Popella; nieces, Sauannan and Alexis Popella; nephews, Jake and Tanner Popella; aunt and uncle, Thelma and Dave Koloskee of Columbiana, Ohio; cousins, Ruthann and Kevin Gray, Rowan, John, Luca, Sava and Saidi Wadesisi all of Lynnhurst, Ohio.
William was preceded in death by his father, William L. Popella and brother, Eric Popella.
Bill was a 1985 graduate of the Greater Latrobe Senior High School then went on to earn a Certificate in Respiratory Therapy from Western Tech and his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from The University of Pittsburgh.
Bill was not only a great son, brother, nephew, cousin and uncle by was love his friends and business colleagues from all over the USA.
A Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 16, 2017 in St. Jude Roman Catholic Church, 180 7th Street, Columbiana, OH 44408.
A Light Social will immediately follow in the church’s social hall.
Arrangements handled by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc. To leave condolences for the family go to www.cremateohio.com.