Carol J. Drabek 1938-2022

WARREN — Carol J. Drabek, 84, passed away Monday morning, Aug. 8, 2022, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center.

Carol was born July 10, 1938, in Warren, the daughter of Eugene and Helen Lulek Drabek.

Carol was a 1956 graduate of Champion High School and went on to earn two separate bachelor’s degrees from Kent State University; the first, a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1962, and the second, a Bachelor of Science and education degree in 1968.

Carol took her experience and education to Cleveland, where she worked for Cuyahoga County Social Services for 42 years.

While living in Cleveland, Carol was a season ticket holder for the Cleveland Orchestra and Cleveland Playhouse. When she returned home to Warren, she was a devoted parishioner of St. William Catholic Church as a member of the women’s guild. She was also a member of the Warren Music Club. Carol’s favorite pastime was reading and she could spend hours enjoying a good book.

Carol will always be remembered by her brother, E. Jerome (Mary Ann) Drabek of Warren; nieces, Melissa (Brian) deSilva and Amy Drabek; nephew, Michael (Jennifer) Drabek; great-nephews, Michael and Brandon Drabek; and many close cousins.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents.

Family and friends may visit and pay tribute to Carol from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, at St. William Catholic Church, 5411 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, where a Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Michael Balash presiding.

Burial will take place in All Souls Cemetery, Bazetta.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made, in Carol’s name, to St. William Catholic Church, 5411 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, OH 44483.

Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to the family.

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