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Jodie L. Makosky

December 7, 1960 ~ June 3, 2019 (age 58)

Youngstown - Jodie L. Makosky, 58, died Monday, June 3, 2019 at Ohio Living Park Vista. 

Jodie was born December 7, 1960 in New Castle, PA, a daughter of Ronald and Judith (Llewellyn) Rowe.

Raised in New Castle, she was a 1978 graduate of Laurel High School. Mrs. Makosky worked as caretaker for the elderly and as a cafeteria worker for St. Matthias and Cardinal Mooney Schools. She also loved her role of being a homemaker, wife, and mother and enjoyed cooking for her family. 

Mrs. Makosky was a former member of Our Lady of Sorrows Parish at St. Matthias Church. Jodie a huge heart for animals and was a member of the Pekingese Club of America. In her free time, she enjoyed helping with small breed rescue.

Jodie is survived by her father and step-mother, Ronald and Jane Rowe of Poland and her mother Judith Rowe of Boardman; her husband, Joseph Makosky, whom she married June 9, 1989; her son, Justin Makosky of Cleveland; a sister, Nicole (Mark) Holt of Boardman; and three brothers, Michael Rowe of Ohio, Mark (Tiffany) Rowe of Boardman, and Ronald (Linda) Rowe of Poland. 

There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Matthias Church, 915 Cornell St., Youngstown, with Fr. John Jerek officiating.  

Arrangements are being handled by the Davidson-Becker Funeral Home. Please visit to send condolences. a

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