Stephen (Steve) Gocala

July 26, 1937 ~ June 24, 2022 (age 84)


Stephen (Steve) Gocala passed away Friday June 24, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.
Born on July 27, 1937, son of Michael Gocala and Mary Varga. Steve was a manager at several grocery stores, retiring in 1982.
Steve leaves to cherish his memory, two sons, Stephen Gocala Canfield, Mark (Peggy) Gocala,Canfield, one daughter, Lisa(John)Rotz, Campbell
Four grandchildren, who he cherished and loved spending time with, Maxwell (Chris) Gocala, Megan Gocala, Tyler Rotz, Haylie Rotz
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Svetlak, brother Zoli Gocala, sister Pauline Birko.
The family will receive friends Friday July 1, 2022,  4pm-6pm  Vaschak -Kirila Funeral Home. Prayer service at the funeral home Saturday July 2, 2022, 9:30 am, followed
by a funeral mass at St Christine Church at 10:00am
The Gocala family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses at St. Elizabeth Hospital & Hope center, staff at Patroit home health care, and hospice of the valley.

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July 1, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home
3100 Canfield Road
Youngstown, OH 44511

Funeral Mass
July 2, 2022

10:00 AM
St Christine Church

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