Boardman – Myron Frank Broderick, Sr., age 97, of Boardman passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 6:00 a.m. at his home.
He was born on October 20, 1922, a son of Myron Patrick and Revella Broderick in Youngstown. He graduated from South High School, Youngstown and Youngstown College. He served in the United States Army and was a WWII veteran. He retired from Packard Electric in Warren and retired as a teacher at Penn-Ohio College where he loved teaching.
Myron was a member of Mount Olivet United Church of Christ in North Lima and taught Sunday school. He was full of life, loved to dance, sing, play his guitar and banjo, watch old movies, studying history, reading and riding horses. He cherished spending time with family and friends while telling stories of his vast and endless life experiences.
He is survived by three daughters, Colleen Goodman, Joan (Rick) Franczkowski and Karen (Tom) McCarthy all of Boardman; a son, Myron "Chip" Broderick, Jr. of North Carolina; ten grandchildren, Kristen (Brad) Sackella, Sandra Mapus, Melissa (Shawn) Hicklin,, Stephen (Erika) Mapus, Richard (Dawn) Lynx, Suzanne (Burke) Gruber, Wendy(Clark) Butcher, Erin (Michael) Luehrs, Michael (Weslie) Broderick and Joshua Broderick and by thirteen great grandchildren.
Myron was preceded in death by his wife, of 57 years, Evelyn (Hanson) Broderick whom he married February 9, 1951; a son Michael “Mike” Broderick; his parents Myron Patrick Broderick and Revella Farnbauer-Broderick-Rigney-Ziegler; grandparents, Frank and Susan Farnbauer; step-father Howard Rigney; a brother James (Jean) Rigney; two sisters, Donna (Larry) Mound and Betty (Mel) Lipp, and by a son-in-law, Kenneth Goodman.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, private family services were held at the Columbiana Cemetery with Pastor Don Scott Monaco officiating. Military honors were accorded by the Benjamin Firestone Post #290 American Legion Honor Guard.
Material tributes may take the form of a donation to the Mount Olivet United Church of Christ memorial fund.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana.
Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.familycareservices.com
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Myron Frank Broderick, Sr., please visit our floral store.