YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gene F. Kachurek, 60, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Born April 3, 1952, in Youngstown, Ohio he was the son of Ray and Patricia (Husted) Kachurek.
Gene worked for the family business, Ray’s Christmas Trees, as well as Sherman Scrap Company, R and J Trucking, and Power GMC in Calcutta, OH.
He was a Cub Scout Leader and enjoyed fishing, camping, and country music.
Besides his parents, survivors include his daughter, Ashley (Tim) Takat of Austintown; three grandchildren, Mitchell, Logan and Tyler; brothers James and Joseph Kachurek, both of Austintown, Ohio and J. Michael (Sandy) Kachurek of Austintown; sisters Lulu (Jim) Zambataro of Brecksville, Ohio and Lori (Mark) Detwiler of Boardman, Ohio; and best friend Chris Frederick.
Friends are invited to a celebration honoring Gene’s life which will take place Oct. 20, 2012, between 2 and 4 p.m., at Omni Manor Assisted Living, 3245 West Vestal Road in Youngstown.
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AUSTINTOWN – Patricia Ann (Husted) Kachurek, 85, passed away June 21, 2013, at Hospice House.
She was born Nov. 13, 1927, in McDonald, Ohio the daughter of Frank and Hazel Husted.
Pat was a graduate of McDonald High School and a charter member of St. Joseph Church, in Austintown.
For 35 years, she worked with her husband, Ray as a partner for Ray’s Christmas Trees and also worked for the Ohio Turnpike as a toll collector.
She was the Ohio Ladies Horseshoe Champion for the Senior Olympics and a member of numerous 500 card and poker clubs. She enjoyed bowling and fishing, but especially golf.
Pat was a member of a golf league in Florida and the secretary of Tee Timers Golf Club for 40 years.
Pat loved spending time with her family, traveling the U.S. with Ray in their motor home, and wintering with him in Florida for the past 25 years.
Pat faced many medical challenges over the past several years with grace and dignity while never losing her sense of humor.
She will be dearly missed by her husband, Ray, whom she married Feb. 19, 1949; three sons, James and Joseph Kachurek, both of Youngstown, and Michael (Sandy) Kachurek of Austintown; two daughters, Janet “Lulu” (Jim) Zambataro of Brecksville, Ohio and Lori (Mark) Detwiler of Boardman; a sister-in-law, Irene Husted; 10 grandchildren, Lisa Kachurek, Ashley Takat, Jason Protain, Nicky, Christopher, and Jimmy Zambataro, Jessie (Justin) Conrad, Carlyn Kachurek, Sunny (TC) Osman, and Sasha Detwiler; and five great-grandchildren, Michael, James, Mitch, Logan and Tyler.
Besides her parents, Pat was preceded in death by her son, Gen; a brother, Bill Husted; and three sisters, Florence Husted, Slim Rafferty, and Mare Pishner.
Friends will be received Sunday, June 23, 2013, at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel from 4 to 9 p.m. and again on Monday, June 24, 2013, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at St. Joseph Church.
Funeral services will be held Monday, June 24, 2013, at St. Joseph Church in Austintown at 11 a.m.
A sincere thanks to her many doctors and the exceptional nursing staff of St. Elizabeth Boardman Campus.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel.
Family and friends may visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com
to send condolences.