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Stephen Pavelko

July 6, 1929 ~ October 12, 2018 (age 89)
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Columbiana – Stephen J. Pavelko, 89, of Columbiana, died at 6:00 p.m. Friday, October 12, 2018 at the Parkside Health Care Center.

Mr. Pavelko was born July 6, 1929 in Youngstown, a son of the late Mikel and Terazia Pavelko and lived in the area all of his life.  He enjoyed golfing, gardening, and spending winters in Florida.

He had been employed several years as an electrical foreman at NRM in Columbiana, retiring in 1989.

His wife, the former Mary M. Smith, whom he married May 2, 1959 died June 11, 2009.

He was survived by a daughter, Darlene (Arley) Bartholow of Columbiana; a son, Stephen (Diandra) Pavelko, Jr. of Columbiana; four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and five great great grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Mike Pavelko.

Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana with John Bush officiating.  Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Leetonia.  Friends may call from 5-6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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