Joseph L. Suchora, 74, of Poland, Ohio entered his eternal repose after a strenuous battle with covid-19 exacerbated by complications from agent orange. Mr. Suchora was born December 7th,1946 in Youngstown, the son of Joseph R. and Marie Jasinski Suchora.
Joe was a 1964 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Youngstown and immediately enlisted in The United States Navy, proudly serving as an RM3 aboard the U.S.S. Boston during the Vietnam War, and was honorably discharged in 1968.
He worked 31½ years at the East Ohio Gas Company, first as a meter reader and later a Class A Customer Service Representative retiring in July of 2000. He was affectionately known as "E.O.G. Joe".
Joe was an avid sportsman and conservationalist throughout his life. He enjoyed golfing, hunting, bowling, and watching the PGA on television. He was a diehard fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes, Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Browns. He was a devout member of Holy Family Parish in Poland.
He leaves his beloved wife of 51 years, Madelyn (Schiraldi) whom he married October 11,1969; two sons, Scott (Lisa) of Boardman, and Brian of Poland; a daughter, Cynthia (Bob) Agee of Poland; two brothers, Mitchell (Lynne) of Miami, Florida, and Donald (Maureen) of Mantua, New Jersey, and a sister, Carol (Mario) Carano of Port St. Lucie, Florida. Joseph also adored his six grandchildren, Isabella Suchora, Logan, Chase and Reese Agee, and Alexandria Boyer and Victoria Suchora.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Robert (B.O.B.) Suchora.
A prayer service will be held at 9:30 AM Tuesday morning January 5, 2021 at the Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home in Poland followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Family Church at 10:00 AM. Friends may call from 4:00-7:00 PM Monday at the funeral Home
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