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Trena (Johnson) Dohar

April 23, 1947 ~ August 8, 2021 (age 74)

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Boardman – Trena (Johnson) Dohar, 74, of Boardman, passed away suddenly on Sunday morning August 8, 2021.  

Trena will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She will also be remembered as a voice of reason, stickler for taste and for her zest for life. 

She was born April 23, 1947 in Meadville, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Lloyd “Bud” and Betty (Tyler) Johnson and moved to the Youngstown area as a young child. 

Trena graduated from Austintown Fitch High School and was a member of St. Maron Maronite Catholic Church.

Trena was employed at General Electric and also as a bartender at Holiday Inn, Boardman, but her true career was being a proud homemaker. She loved her family and also loved being right most of the time along with being an exceptional caregiver for everyone.

Trena had many passions throughout her life. She loved her trips to Casinos, watching the television show Law & Order and was beyond an avid golfer.

Trena leaves behind to hold onto her memories, her husband Michael J. Dohar, whom she married November 25, 1981, two daughters Brittany Rae (fiancé Martín Domínguez) Dohar of Mexico and Michelle (John) Alonzo of California, a granddaughter Kayla (Eric) Sampson, two great grandsons Winston and Jones her brother Lloyd (Shirley) Johnson, closest niece Stacey (Scott) Mihalick, her grand-puppy Henry and her dear friends Jackie Motsinger and Teresa Fisher along with many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

Besides her parents, Trena was preceded in death by an infant son Michael and her sister Phyllis Petrella.   

Family and friends may pay their respects to Trena on Sunday, August 15, 2021from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4221 Market St., Boardman, where the Prayers of Incense Prayer Service will take place at 4:00 pm. Friends and family may also pay respects on Monday morning, August 16, 2021 from 9:00 am until 9:55 am at St. Maron Church, 1555 S. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.

There will be a Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial held on Monday, August 16, 2021 at 10:00 am with Father Tony Massad as officiant. The funeral will also be livestreamed on St. Maron’s Facebook page for those who are unable to attend the services in person.  

Family and friends may visit www.rossisantuccifh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences to Trena’s family.


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August 15, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home
4221 Market St.
Youngstown, OH 44512

August 16, 2021

9:00 AM to 9:55 AM
St. Maron Church
1555 S. Merdian Rd.
Youngstown, OH 44511

Divine Liturgy
August 16, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Maron Church
1555 S. Merdian Rd.
Youngstown, OH 44511

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