Michael Ferenchik 1923-2013

AUSTINTOWN – Michael Ferenchik, 89, died Tuesday morning, May 14, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.

He was born Sept. 17, 1923, in Youngstown, the son of Michael and Anna Yaske Ferenchik.

Mike served in the Civilian Conservation Corps and then the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He later enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve.

Mike retired from U.S. Steel, Ohio Works, and was a member of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church in Youngstown.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Ann Smith of Austintown and Kathy DeCenso of New Middletown; and two grandchildren.

Michael was preceded in death by his wife, Sally Sano Ferenchik, a brother and a sister.

Funeral services will begin at 9:30 a.m. today at Kinnick Funeral Home and continue at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church in Youngstown.

A committal service with military honors will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.