HERMITAGE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Jackie Don Truax, of Hermitage, Pennsylvania, passed away Monday, January 23, 2023 at Hermitage Nursing and Rehabilitation after an extended illness. He was 84.

Jackie was born in Youngstown, Ohio on August 15, 1938 to Garnet (Rowe) Truax and Samuel Truax.

He was a crane operator at Sharon Steel and Ellwood Engineering.

Jackie enjoyed watching John Wayne movies.

Jackie leaves behind a daughter, Kathy Hummel and her husband, Robert, of Sharon, Pennsylvania; a son, Brian Truax of Sharon, Pennsylvania; several sisters and brothers, ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held Monday, January 30, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. at John Flynn Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. Visitation only, no service.

Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Hermitage.

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A television tribute will air Thursday, January 26 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.