Richard A. Dando Jr. 1959-2020

AUSTINTOWN — Richard A. Dando Jr., 60, passed away early Friday afternoon, Feb. 21, 2020, at his home.

He was born Aug. 11, 1959, the son of Richard A. and Nancy L. Davis Dando Sr.

Rick was a laborer and cement finisher with Labors International Union of North America, Local 125. He was a 1977 graduate of Mineral Ridge High School.

Rick was a member of Lordstown Christian Church. He was also a member of Labors International Union of North America, Local 125 and the VFW No. 4129 Hall.

Rick loved his dogs, Brutus and Sookie. He was a devoted fan of the Cleveland Browns and Indians and also The Ohio State Buckeyes.

Rick is survived by his mother, Nancy L. Dando; his wife, the former Terri L. Donahue, whom he married July 1, 2004; his daughter, Hailey L.C. Dando (Samuel Hamley) of Niles; his stepchildren, Ryan (Tiffany) Gardner of San Diego, Ashley (Jason) Lasher of Niles and Trevor (Crystal) Hapsic of Harvest, Ala.; his sister, Tina M. (John) Breese; his grandchildren, Jeremy, Landon, La’Niah, Peighton, Samantha, Ethan, Isabella, Nolan, Grace, Jonah and Dax; his niece, Mia Breese; and several other nieces and nephews.

Rick was preceded in death by his father, Richard Sr.; and his sister, Pamela J. Dando.

Family and friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes-Mineral Ridge Chapel, followed by the funeral service at 6 p.m. Memorial contributions, in Rick’s name, may be given to the American Cancer Society, 525 N. Broad St., Canfield, Ohio 44406.

Family and friends may visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to view this obituary and send condolences.

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