Theodore A. Comeau

NILES – Theodore Arthur “Ted” Comeau, 89, passed away at 8:25 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at the Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Youngstown.

He was born on June 6, 1925, in Lisbon, Maine, the son of Angus Luke and Sophie Angelique Walker Comeau.

Ted retired as a gunnery sergeant of the United States Marine Corps, where he honorably served for 30 years. He was a veteran of World War II, the Korean War and was a life member of the VFW and Marine Corps Association.

He also retired from General Motors in Lordstown in 1980.

A lifetime member of the Oak Island Golf and Country Club in Long Beach, N.C., he was an avid golfer and a devoted fan of the Boston Red Sox.

Ted is survived by his wife of 58 years, Bonita “Bonnie” Pirigyi Comeau, whom he married on March 16, 1956; two sons, Robert G. Comeau of Honolulu, Hawaii, and David (Christine) Comeau of Austintown; daughter, Renee Wilder of New Castle, Pa.; and five grandchildren, Bobby, Shannon, Kyle, Brittany and Brett.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Joan Croteau and Irene Boucher.

Calling hours will be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home. Service of Christian burial will follow at noon at the funeral home. The Rev. Thomas Kraszewski will officiate. Military Honors will be provided by the Trumbull County Honor Guard.

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