LaVerne M. Obenauf

September 23, 1936 ~ May 29, 2022 (age 85)


Austintown - LaVerne M. Obenauf, 85, of Austintown, died Sunday, May 29, 2022, at Omni West Memory Care Center. She was born September 23, 1936 in Lawrence, PA, a daughter of Francis and LaVerne (McKinsey) Billock. She lived in the area most of her life and was a devout Christian.

LaVerne was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School. She was an avid bowler and she enjoyed dancing and traveling. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Besides her husband, Claude Obenauf, whom she married February 7, 1959, she  leaves two daughters, Bonnie (John) Polkabla of Mechanicsburg, PA and Debbie (Jim) Morocco of Irwin, PA; four grandchildren, Jaime, Jaclyn, Jimmy, and Justin; nine great-grandchildren; a sister Dora Czarnecki of Boardman; and a sister-in-law, Sharon Parker of Virginia.

LaVerne was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and four sisters.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2022, at the Davidson-Becker Funeral Home in Struthers with Reverend Gary Rozier officiating. Friends will be received from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests material contributions take the form of donations to Windsor House at Omni West Memory Care, 3259 Vestal Road, Youngstown, OH 44509.

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June 1, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Davidson-Becker Funeral Home
11 Spring Street
Struthers, OH 44471

Funeral Service
June 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Davidson-Becker Funeral Home
11 Spring Street
Struthers, OH 44471

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