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Isaac E. Sheward Jr. 1930-2021

AUSTINTOWN — Isaac E. Sheward Jr., 90, passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, in the comfort of his home.

Isaac was born Dec. 2, 1930, in Youngstown, a son of the late Isaac E. and Margaret Suiter Sheward Sr.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

He worked for 38 years at RTI (RMI) as a furnace operator and retired in 1991. Isaac enjoyed racing and was a member of the Super Charged Warriors Club.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 66 years, Irene (Luc) Sheward, whom he married June 19, 1954; his five children, Elaine (Emil) Lilak of Brookfield, Joanne Kagle of California, Russell Sheward of Vienna, Helen (Joe) Velk of North Carolina and Louis (Sally) Sheward of Hawaii; his sister, Marie Bistrica of Youngstown; along with seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents, Isaac was preceded in death by his sisters, Gladys Gobely, Betty Kothe, Dorothy Fissel and Ruth Bowen; and brother, Lewis Sheward.

Per Isaac’s wishes, there will be no services.

Visit www.blackstonefuneralhome.com to view this obituary and to send any expressions of sympathy or fond memories you may have of Isaac to his family.

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