Joseph Domenic Modarelli, 88, of Youngstown, Oh, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Joe was born in 1931, the son of Joseph and Mary (Finnerty) Modarelli, and grew up on the South side of Youngstown, graduating from South High School. Joseph was the owner of Youngstown Tent and Awning; he was a lifelong Notre Dame fan; he coached little league baseball; he loved animals; and enjoyed many vacations with his family at the beach.
Joe was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Patricia Ann (Shon) Modarelli; his son, Robert; and his grandsons, Jon and Jeff Swanson. He is survived by his children, Linda Welsh (Thomas) of Liberty, Joseph (April) of Cleveland, Patricia Swanson (Kenneth) of Austintown, Jean Stelter (Gary) of Baldwinsville, NY, Shon (Ann Marie) of Boardman, Michael (Patricia) of Belleville, IL, and Daniel (Stacey) of Concord, OH; 17 grandchildren; and 26 great grandchildren. Friends and family may call from 4-7pm on Thursday, December 5, with a service at 11am on Friday, December 6, at Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, 3100 Canfield Rd., Youngstown.
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