Stanford L. Woomer 1930-2020

HOWLAND — Stanford L. Woomer, 90, of Howland Township, passed away at home at 2:15 p.m. Friday, July 10, 2020, under the care of his family and hospice.

He was born June 12, 1930, in Pittsburgh, Pa., the son of the late Stanford and Marie Mueller Woomer, and came to Warren in 1946, where he attended Warren G. Harding High School.

Stanford excelled in baseball as a pitcher, playing for several local teams. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1948, where he continued to pitch while serving during the Korean War in Germany. He was scouted by several major league teams.

He was an avid fan of the Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Browns.

Stanford retired after 34 years working for Copperweld Steel.

Stanford leaves behind his wife of 40 years, the former Mary Costa Gideon, whom he married Jan. 27, 1980; four children Gary, Mike, Carolyn (Tom) Dorff and Tammy (Ray) Furbee; and five stepchildren, Bill, Bob, Dave and Rick Gideon, and Karen Lohr.

Besides his parents, Stanford was preceded in death by two sons, Stan and Robin Woomer.

Services will be held at a later date. Inurnment will take place in Howland Township Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions may be made to MVI Hospice of Youngstown in Stanford’s name.

A caring cremation will take place under the professional care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road NE, Warren, OH 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated to Serving Your Loved Ones. This obituary may be viewed, and condolences sent to www.staton borowskifuneralhome.com.

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