YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – George F. Kashimer, 71, of the city’s west side, passed away Saturday evening, March 28, 2020, at his home following a brief illness.
George was born July 21, 1948, in Chicago, a son of the late Frank and Margaret “Stella” Rosovitz Kashimer and he came to this area with his family as a boy in 1954.
He graduated from Chaney High School and worked for Republic Steel and WCI Steel as a template maker and machinist and he was also a self-employed real estate agent.
Mr. Kashimer was a hard worker and a great handyman. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and he belonged to both the Warren and Youngstown Ski Clubs. A great socializer with an outgoing personality, George loved to dance.
He was a member of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church in Youngstown. George was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #3298 in Austintown and he was a social member of the Catholic War Veterans.
George leaves two daughters, Brie (Major Jason, United States Air Force), Carter of Boise, Idaho and Amy Burnside of York, Pennsylvania; his sister, Eva “Bunny” (John F.) Pavlov of Austintown and his life partner, Phyllis Cardinal of Youngstown.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.
Per George’s wishes, a simple cremation has taken place and a celebration of George’s life will be scheduled to take place at a later date. Please check back to the funeral home website for date and time of service, where it will be posted as it becomes available.
UPDATE: A graveside service will be held Thursday, July 2, 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary Byzantine Cemetery, South Schenley Avenue in Youngstown.
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