WARREN - Joseph M. Croff, 19, departed this life on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at University Hospital Center, Cleveland.
Joseph was born March 11, 1993, the son of George Scott and Deborah Croff.
A lifelong resident of the area, Joseph was a 2012 graduate of Howland High School and was to begin studies at Kent State University. He was a member of Third Christian Church of Warren.
Joseph is survived by his parents; his cousin, Shelia Cullins of Warren; his brothers, Roderick (Shelby) Croff, Jermaine Croff, Isaiah Croff, Jeremiah Jones, Nehemiah Jones and Emmanuel Jones, all of Warren, Christopher G. Scott, John F. Council and Demetrius Johnson, all of Youngstown; his sisters, Garionna Freeman, Ashley Croff, Johnell Wright and Johna Wright, all of Warren, Christine T. Scott, Alexis F. Paige and Keshia Johnson, all of Youngstown; his godparents, Robert and Annette McCorvey; godsister and godbrother, Sierra and Jaylon McCorvey, all of Warren; and his fiancee, Aniya Dukes of Warren.
Joseph was preceded in death by his grandparents, Sarah Nell Croff and Willie Tom Moore; his great-aunt, Ethella Cullins; an uncle, Joseph Earl Croff; and a niece, Alena Ziegler.
Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Third Christian Church.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Third Christian Church. The family will receive friends at 3316 Northwest Blvd., Warren, following services.
Service of care entrusted to the Sibley-Murray-Wellington Funeral Home of Alliance.