Brian G. Stringer 1961-2021

WARREN — Brian G. Stringer, 59, passed away unexpectedly Thursday morning, June 17, 2021, at his home.

Brian was born Oct. 8, 1961, in Warren, a son of Dallis G. and JoAnne Mateyko Stringer. He was a lifelong area resident.

He was a 1979 graduate of Girard High School and later earned an associate degree in automotive technology and business from Lima Technical College.

Brian worked as a master tech for more than 25 years at many auto dealerships throughout the area. Most recently, he worked for Pep Boys in Niles.

Mr. Stringer greatly enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on cars. He was a diehard fan of the Cleveland Browns and greatly loved dogs. Most of all, Brian loved his family, and he cherished the time they spent together.

Brian leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 19 years, Lisa Beno Stringer, whom he married Dec. 22, 2001; six children, Nicole (Robert) Storey of Warren, Jonathan (Rebecca) Stringer of Austintown, Elizabeth (Johnny) Reed of Lakeland, Fla., Jennifer Sheehy (Don Hughes Jr.) of Liberty Township, Michael Sheehy of Howland and Daniel Sheehy (Tara Karr) of Howland; his mother, JoAnne Stringer of Girard; 10 grandchildren; his sister, Sherlynn (Frederic) Forman of Niles; a brother-in-law, Matthew Beno of Buffalo; many nieces, nephews and extended family members; and many friends.

Brian will be truly and sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

His father, Dallis Stringer; maternal grandparents, George and Louise Mateyko; and paternal grandparents, Reginald and Hazel Stringer, preceded Brian in death.

Family and friends may gather to pay respects from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 24, 2021, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 222 S. State St., Girard.

Family and friends also may pay respects on Friday, June 25, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home, where funeral services will take place at 11 a.m.

Interment will follow the funeral service and take place at Girard Liberty Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Brian’s name, to the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County, 812 Youngstown Kingsville Road, Vienna, OH 44473 by mail, or by visiting https://www.awlres cueme.com/donate/.

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