William J. Elliot

NILES – William J. Elliott, 52, of Niles died at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

He was born March 6, 1962, in Warren, the son of William and Mary Kay Livani Elliott. He was a 1980 graduate of Niles McKinley High School and employed as a supervisor at Home Depot in Howland for 16 years. He enjoyed sports, fishing, reading, and spending time with his family, especially with his granddaughter, Olivia.

He will be deeply missed by his wife, Kimberly Bednar Elliott, whom he married June 6, 1997; a son, Matthew Elliott, his girlfriend, Kara Worley and their daughter, Olivia of Cuyahoga Falls; his stepfather, Victor Petillo of Niles, who raised him; his brothers, V.J. (Ronda) Petillo of Richmond, Va. and Sam (Traci) Petillo of Niles; his nephews, Zachary and Jake; his nieces, Halli, Emily, Avery, Maddalena, Gigi, Lauren, Andrea, Layni and Layken; his sister-in-law, Linda Elliott of Howell, Mich.; his mother-in-law, Gloria Bednar of Youngstown; his brothers-in-law, James Bednar of Youngstown and Tim (Jodi) Bednar of Canfield.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Thomas Elliott; and his father-in-law, James Bednar.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Joseph Rossi & Sons Funeral Home in Niles. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. John-Michael Lavelle officiating.

Arrangements are being handled by the Joseph Rossi & Sons Funeral Home in Niles. Family and friends can view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences at josephrossifuneralhome.com.

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