AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Joseph J. Rerko III, 66 of Austintown, died Tuesday evening, February 2, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Boardman.
He was born February 27, 1954 in Youngstown, a son of Joseph and Catherine (Laskey) Rerko, Jr. and had been a lifelong area resident.
He was a Navy veteran and had worked as a truck driver.
Joseph was a strong spirited man who was a soldier of God and a very forgiving person. He enjoyed traveling.
He leaves his mother in Las Vegas; two sons, Joseph Rerko IV in Geneva, Ohio and Steven Rerko (Ashlie Reed) of Youngstown; his daughter, Lisa Myers of Struthers; his sister, Susan Daichendt of Las Vegas; five grandchildren, Devin, Joseph, Diamond, Ashley and Justina; three great-grandchildren, Brandon, Renisamae and Josephina; a niece, Sandy and a nephew, Paul Joseph.
Joseph was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Kathryn Duritza.
A memorial service celebrating Joseph’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 13, 2021 at the Davidson-Becker Funeral Home in Struthers. Friends may call one hour prior to the service, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Condolences may be sent to www.beckerobits.com.
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A television tribute will air Thursday, February 4 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.