Joshua A Troxell Donatelli

June 26, 1992 ~ October 25, 2018 (age 26)


Joshua A. Troxell Donatelli, 26, of Youngstown, died unexpectedly Thursday October 25, 2018. He was born June 26, 1992. He is the son of Danielle Troxell Class.

Josh was a lifelong area resident and was a 2011 graduate of Boardman High School, and had attended the University of Akron. He was an active competitor in all sports. He especially loved football and baseball both of which he played since he was four years old. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Josh was full of life, and had a great sense of humor bringing joy to those around him. His greatest joy in life was his son, Anthony Donatelli, whom he loved spending time with, and took great pride in teaching him how to play baseball and football.

Besides his mother, and his son, he is survived by his step-father, Robert Class; his sister, Brook Donatelli, with whom he had a special bond, and his twin siblings, Robert and Ava; his grandparents, Steve Troxell, Patricia (Paul) Healy; a great-grandfather, Thomas Jarabek, with whom he had a special relationship. He leaves several aunts and uncles including, Kim Smalley and her sons, who were a special part of his life. He also leaves the mother of his son, Cameron Gaudio whom he loved very much.

Josh was preceded in death by his great-grandmother, Katherine Jarabek.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday October 30, 2018 at the Davis-Becker Funeral Home in Boardman with dear friends Kenneth (Melinda) Cogley officiating. Friends may call from 4-5:45p.m. prior to the services at the funeral home.

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