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Donald F. Guerra

February 11, 1945 ~ December 13, 2018 (age 73)
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Donald F. Guerra, 73, of Niles, died at 12:44PM Thursday December 13, 2018 at Hospice of The Valley Hospice House in Poland.

He was born February 11, 1945 in Warren the son of Fabian and Rita Bologna Guerra.

Don was a 1964 graduate of Niles McKinley High School and a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona, Florida. He was employed as a journeyman pipe fitter at WCI, Thomas Steel, and Delphi Packard retiring in 2000. He also owned and operated Guerra’s Dental Lab in Youngstown for 10 years and was a flight instructor for 50 years.

Don was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Niles ,a Trumbull County Democratic Precinct Committee Member, enjoyed golfing, riding his motorcycle, spending time with his granddaughters, avid Green Bay Packers and New York Yankees fan.

He was a United States Army veteran of The Vietnam War having served with the 101’st Airborne Division in Vietnam for 13 months then came over state side to serve at NORAD in The Cheyenne Mountains of Wyoming.

He will be sadly missed by his wife Donna Stabile Guerra whom he married November 23, 1972, his son Donald Guerra and his wife Andria and their children Sophia and Gabriella of Niles, David Guerra and his wife Cathy and their children Macey and Anna of McDonald, a brother Fabian Guerra Jr. and his wife Nancy of Pasadena, Maryland, a sister Nina Miller and her husband Jim of Amelia Island, Florida, and several Nieces and Nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11AM Wednesday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Niles. Following the mass, all are invited to join the family at Ciminero’s Banquet Center where Don will be honored for his military service by The Trumbull County American Legion Honor Guard.

Material contributions can be made to The Project 20/20 Campaign at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 381 Robbins Ave, Niles Ohio 44446 or Hospice of The Valley Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Youngstown, Ohio 44514.

Arrangements are being handled by The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

 

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