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Official Obituary of

Ethel Palguta

October 5, 1928 ~ July 19, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Ethel Palguta Obituary



Ethel Palguta, 94, of Boardman, passed away peacefully at the Inn at Christine Valley on July 19, 2023.

Ethel was born on October 5, 1928, to parents Frank and Karatina Yavorsky Palguta in Youngstown, Ohio.  Ethel was a graduate of Ursuline High School Class of 1947, after graduating she enlisted and graduated from Trumbull Memorial School of Nursing, and was a Registered Nurse at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, where she retired as Assistant Director of Medical/Surgical Nursing. She was a member of 1st Catholic Slovak Ladies Association and the Trumbull Memorial Alumni Association. She enjoyed making beautiful quilts and was an extensive traveler, but most of all, she loved to spend time with family and friends. Ethel was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Helen Gresh, a brother John Palguta, brother-in-law Steve Gresh and nephews, Steve and Richard Gresh.

Ethel leaves to cherish her memories a nephew, Robert (Linda) Gresh of Canfield, Ohio; nephew Thomas Gresh of Youngstown, niece Jayne (Keith) McEnroe of Pittsburgh, a nephew, John (Jackie) Palguta of Cleveland, Ohio and several great nephews and great nieces.

Calling hours for family and friends will be on July 28, 2023 at 10:00am, following 11:00am Mass with Father Jerek presiding at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, 915 Cornell St, Youngstown, Ohio, 44502. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.


The family would like to formally thank the staff and care takers at The Inn at Christine Valley and Crossroads Hospice for their compassionate care.

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July 28, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Our Lady of Sorrows Parish- St. Matthias
915 Cornell Street
Youngstown, Ohio 44502

Funeral Mass
July 28, 2023

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Sorrows Parish- St. Matthias
915 Cornell Street
Youngstown, Ohio 44502


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