HOWLAND, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Mike H. Theodore, 95, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Sheperd of the Valley in Howland.
He was born September 6, 1923, in Weirton, West Virginia, the son of the late Theodore and Themalina Theodosiou.
He came to Warren in 1953 and retired in 1983 from Copperweld Steel Corporation as a lineman after 30 years.
He was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Warren and a life member of the American Legions post 75 of Pennsylvania and a member of the D.A.V.
He enjoyed gardening and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and painting with oil paints.
Mike served our Country in U.S. Marine Corps during WWII.
He is survived by his two children, Thelma “Teddi” (Gary) Humberger of Newton Falls and Michael (Laureen) Theodore of Howland; four grandchildren, Rebecca (Jordan) Honycutt, Mackenzie Humberger, Tiffany (Michael) McFarland and Nicole (Chad) Evans; six great-grandchildren, Sophia, Eleni, Demetrios, Aria, Michael, Jr. and Blake; a brother-in-law, James (Martha) Genos of Champion and a sister-in-law, Pam Genos of Champion.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ethel Theodore whom he married May 3, 1953 and passed away March 8, 2018; a grandson, Michael T. “Mikey” Theodore, Jr. and a brother-in-law, Peter Genos.
Family and friends may pay their respects Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, OH 44483.
A service will be Thursday, April 18 at 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home following visitation, with Fr. Constantine Valantasis officiating.
Burial will be in Pineview Cemetery in Warren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mike’s name to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 429 High Street, Warren, OH 44481.
A television tribute will air Thursday, April 18 at the following approximate times: 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.