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John W. Lissi

May 24, 1949 — July 18, 2021

Lowellville - John W. Lissi, 72, died Sunday evening, July 18, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown.

John was born May 24, 1949 in Youngstown, a son of William and Jennie (Yanno) Lissi.

A lifelong area resident, John attended Struthers High School. He was employed at Youngstown Steel Door until becoming disabled in a car accident.

Some of John's favorite interests included mowing his grass, going out to eat, and meeting his friends for coffee at Arby's and McDonald's. He loved his role as an uncle and enjoyed buying treats and candy for his nieces and nephews on special occasions and for the holidays. John especially enjoyed the comfort and companionship of his cat, Turnip, in recent years.

John will be forever missed and remembered by his sisters, Rosanne Bukowski of Lowellville, Beverly Loshuk of Campbell, and Diane Lissi of Lowellville, with whom he made his home; nieces and nephews, Renee (Kevin Boland) Bukowski, John Loshuk III, Christine (Larry) Price, and Lisa (Jeff) England; great-nephews, John IV and Kyle; and great-nieces, Alexis, Riley, Payton, and Leah.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his brother, William "Billy" Lissi; and brothers-in-law, Kenny Bukowski and John Loshuk Jr.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. and Thursday from 10-10:45 a.m. at the Davidson-Becker Funeral Home, 11 Spring St., Struthers. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with interment to follow at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery, Lowellville.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, July 22, 2021

10:00 - 10:45 am (Eastern time)

Davis-Becker Funeral Home Boardman

8536 Market Street, Boardman, OH 44512

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Funeral Service

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Davidson-Becker Funeral Home

11 Spring Street, Struthers, OH 44471

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