YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Unexpectedly, Michael Andrew Gunger, age 49, of Youngstown, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2020, in the Emergency Room at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
He was born in Youngstown on August 27, 1971, to Thomas Gunger and Gail (Garfield) Braun.
Mike was a graduate of Canfield High School. He was a car hauler with Cassen’s Transport and a member of the teamsters. Mike’s hobbies included being proud of his children, a loyal friend, basket weaving, and arguing with anyone about anything from football to politics.
Michael is survived by his wife, Julie; children, Michael, Courtney Michelle; mother, Gail and stepfather, Charles of Dayton; siblings, Chaz (Kera) Braun of Dayton, Cathy Burkhalter of South Carolina; inlaws, Bill and Darlene of Austintown; brother-in-law, Bill (Lisa) Lowery of Canfield; Aunt, Michelle “Mickey” Ribarich of Boardman.
Michael was preceded in death by his father, Thomas.
Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S Silvat, Inc.
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