BOARDMAN John Patrick Philibin, 91, passed away Thursday morning, january 28, 2010 at his residence surrounded by his family.
Mr. Philibin was born June 7, 1918 in Youngstown, Ohio the son of John V. and Martha McCutcheon Philibin, and was a lifelong area resident.
He was a graduate of The Rayen School, Youngstown, Ohio and served in the Army during World War II.
He owned and operated Jet Cleaners on Youngstown-Poland Road. He worked many years as a stage hand at Stambaugh Auditorium.
Besides his wife, the former Dorothy M. Bertin, whom he married Dec. 23, 1942, he leaves a daughter, Mary Ann (Richard) Dieter of Canfield, Ohio; two sons, Edward (Brenda) Philibin of Las Vegas and John “Jack” (Donna) Philibin of Boardman, Ohio; two sisters, Jane Grier of Hampton, Va. and Sally McGowen of Howland, Ohio; eight grandchildren, William (Katie) Dieter, Susan Dieter, Jeff (Laurie) Dieter, Nichole Salopek, Patrick (Amy) Philibin, John (Kylee) Philibin, Christina (Jim) Newton and Michael Philibin; and great-grandchildren, Isabella, Noah, Anna, Ella and Nicholas.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Kelly and Mary Martha Reese.
Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The family request that any memorial donations be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512.
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