Donald P. Stefan Sr. 1953-2017

WARREN — Donald P. Stefan Sr., 63, of Warren, passed away at 6:03 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at his home.

He was born Sept. 17, 1953, in Warren, the son of the late John J. Sr. and Dorothy Jurasin Stefan and was a 1971 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School.

Until its closing, Donald worked for 22 1/2 years as a tow motor operator for General Refractory, which began as A.P. Green Company in Champion. At the same time, he also worked as a custodian for the Warren City Schools for the last 25 years, retiring in 2017.

Donald was a member of the St. Pius X Catholic Church, now St. John Paul II Parish, in Warren. He enjoyed an occasional trip to Mountaineer casino and enjoyed fishing.

He will be sadly missed by two children, Donald P. (Dawn Haynie) Stefan Jr. of Mineral Ridge and Mary Stefan of Ravenna; two brothers, John J. Stefan Jr. of Warren and Robert J. (Judy) Stefan of Champion; a sister, Linda (David N.) Prokop of Champion; his longtime friend and mother to his children, Jackie D. Stefan of Newton Falls; and three grandchildren, Roxanne, Treyton and Cara Stefan.

Besides his parents, Donald was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Rosemary Stefan.

Calling hours will take place 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at the Sinchak & Kaszowski Funeral Home. An order of Christian burial service, with the Rev. Christopher Henyk officiating, will be offered 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Meadow Brook Memorial Park in Champion.

Caring and professional arrangements for the Stefan family are under the direction of the Sinchak & Kaszowski Funeral Home, 330-392-5691.

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