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George J. Schuster 1928-2019

CHAMPION — George J. Schuster, 91, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center, 27 years to the day of his wife Evelyn’s passing.

He was born Sept. 28, 1928, in Campbell, a son of the late Matthew and Marie Dubyak Schuster. George was a 1946 graduate of Campbell Memorial High School.

He was employed by Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. He then went on to serve in the U.S. Army.

After his military service, George was accepted into the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy. He worked as an Ohio state trooper for 28 years, retiring in 1980 as a staff lieutenant.

After retiring, George worked for a time for the Ohio Department of Liquor Control.

He was a member of the F.O.P. Lodge No. 70 Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio, and St. William Catholic Church in Champion. He was an avid owner of antique automobiles and he enjoyed the craft of woodworking.

Memories of George will be carried on by his two children, Gary (Kathy) Schuster of Braceville and Rebecca (Pete) Schuster Bucco of Cortland; grandsons, Garrett Schuster and Gregory (Marisa) Schuster; granddaughters Kelsey Schuster, Brittney (Chris) Hollister and Breanna Bucco; great-granddaughters, Arianna Hollister and Miabella Schuster; and siblings, Shirley Szilagyi of Campbell, Matthew Schuster of Maryland, Diane Pallerino of New Castle, Pa., and Karen Slanina of Campbell.

In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Mae Belden Schuster; and a sister, Phyllis Baker.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at noon Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at St. William Catholic Church, 5431 Mahoning Ave., Champion, with the Rev. Michael D. Balash as celebrant.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, at Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, 533 North Park Ave., Warren, and from 11 a.m. to noon Monday at the church.

George will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife in Champion Township Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, material contributions may be made to St. William Catholic Church or the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Research Hospital, https://giving.mskcc.org.

This obituary may be viewed and condolences can be sent to George’s family by visiting www.carlwhall.com.

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