Connie C. Slanina 1924-2014

WARREN Connie C. Slanina, 89, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.

She was born Sept. 7, 1924, in Niles, the daughter of Tindaro and Rosaria Casamento.

Connie was a graduate of Niles McKinley High School. She moved to Warren in 1950, and retired as a cook in 1989 from Trumbull Memorial Hospital after 15 years.

Connie was member of St. Mary’s Church and the Altar and Rosary Society. She enjoyed cooking, baking and participating in activities at church.

She is survived by her two children, Greg (Linda) Slanina of Novi, Mich., and Denise (Pete) Wheeler of Rocky River; three grandchildren, Michon (Ross) Hudman, and Elliot and Grace Wheeler; and two sisters, Lena DeLuca of Nevada and Jeanette Oliver of Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, August “Augie” Slanina, whom she married Sept. 9, 1950, and passed away Dec. 27, 2001; and a sister, Carmella Hedrich.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. March 22 at St. Mary’s Church, 301 High St. N.E., Warren, OH 44483. A private service will be held this Saturday.

Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.

Memorial contributions may be made in Connie’s name to St. Mary’s Church.

Family and friends may visit to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to the Slanina family.

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