Raymond E. “Ray” Mintus Obituary

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Raymond E. “Ray” Mintus, 81, of Warren, entered peacefully into eternal rest Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 7:04 a.m. in St. Joseph Health Center in Warren.

Ray was born on December 1, 1937 in Warren the son of the late John and Veronica L. Przybyszewski Mintus, Jr. and was a lifelong area resident.

A 1955 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, Ray furthered his education by attending the University of Cincinnati School of Engineering graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgical Engineering.

He would go onto to work for WCI Steel in Warren for over 35 years.

Ray was a member of ASM International and the Association of Iron and Steel Engineers.

He was a member of the North End Athletic Club where he played fast pitch softball. Ray was an avid golfer and loved to play with his sons; friends, Jeffrey Deraway and Tom Jingo and his father-in-law, Joseph Sedlock.

He was a member of the former St. Pius X Catholic Church in Warren and after its closing he became a member of St. Mary’s Church in Warren.

Ray will be sadly missed by his wife of 57 years, the former Mary Joan Sedlock, whom he married on September 16, 1961; two sons, Michael R. of North Royalton and James R. of the home; a sister, Joann (Rick) Kanishak of Lakewood Ranch, Florida; an aunt, Anne Prybys of Warren and two nieces, Jayne (Drew) Gagliano and Kara Kanishak all of California.

Besides his parents, Ray was preceded in death by an uncle, Edward Prybys.

Family will receive friends on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 30, 2019 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Fr. John L. Lody officiating, preceded by closing prayers to be recited at 9:20 a.m. Saturday, March 30, in the funeral home prior in leaving for the church.

Burial will follow in All Souls Cemetery in Cortland.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions take the form of donations in Ray’s name to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Mary’s Church, 232 Seneca Street NE, Warren, OH 44481.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road NE, Warren, OH 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated To Serving Your Loved Ones. Condolences may be sent at www.statonborowskifuneralhome.com.

A television tribute will air Thursday, March 28 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.

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