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Nancy E. Rattay 1943-2021

WARREN — Nancy E. Rattay, 78, passed away peacefully Monday, July 5, 2021, at her home.

She was born March 11, 1943, to parents Alfred Lokach and Sarah “Molly” Gessman Lokach.

Nancy graduated from Cortland High School and was employed at Ohio Lamp in 1963 to 1964, and was a homemaker.

Nancy fulfilled her lifetime dream of being a wife and full-time mother. She dedicated all of her love to her family. She was probably best known as “NaNa,” not only to her granddaughters, but also to everyone who knew and loved her. She was an avid gardener, and loved to cook and bake. She enjoyed camping, boating, golfing and bowling.

Nancy was a Christian and her faith was in her savior Jesus.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Robert “Bob,” with whom she celebrated their 57th anniversary on June 11, 2021; her son, Daniel (Dru) Rattay of Austintown; daughter, Renee Frantz of Warren; brother, Anthony Lokach of Florida; sister, Patricia (Brad) Smith of Warren; grandchildren, Kimberly (Mike) Mertin of North Carolina, Sierra Frantz of Phoenix, Ariz., Brittney Fusco of Warren; and great-grandchildren, Cameron, Dominic and Aubriella of North Carolina.

She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Chad Frantz; nephew, Jeffrey Lokach; and brother, Phillip Lokach.

Per her request, there will be a private service.

Burial will take place in Crown Hill Burial Park, Vienna.

Selby TJ Fox Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.

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