Boardman – Edward Gary Strasik, 69, of Boardman, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the home of his sister.
Gary was born July 18, 1950 in Youngstown, the son of Edward and Josephine (Perrico) Strasik.
He was a 1968 graduate of Boardman High School and then attended Youngstown State University.
Early on Gary worked for the Board of Education, cleaning services and many odd jobs.
His passion was golf along with any sport involving Youngstown State University and from early on in his life he also had a passion for the Texas Longhorns.
Gary leaves to cherish his memories his sister and brother-in-law Rosemary and Ron Langley of Boardman and he also leaves his favorite cousins Joyce McClay and Janice Deckant among others.
Gary forged longtime friends from all his days living on Risher Rd. He was given the nickname “Mayor of Risher Rd.”
Your long battle is over my brother. May You Rest in Peace and know that you will be greatly missed.
Per Gary’s request there was a private service held.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4221 Market St., Boardman.
Thanks to all that were involved with his Hospice Care. There are too many to mention but you know who you are. Gary had a special repore with his case manager nurse Lesley and also bath aide Denise. All of you hold a special place in my heart and I will never forget any of you. Sincerely Rosemary
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