NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes)—Mildred Irene Boda, 99, of New Middletown and originally from Youngstown, passed away on Monday evening, October 2, 2023 with her loving family by her side. 

Mildred was born on October 30, 1923 in Youngstown, daughter of William and Susan (Shearer) Gollner.

Mildred was a proud homemaker and also worked for her husband’s business, Boda Plumbing, in Youngstown for over ten years.

Millie enjoyed baking, playing cards with family and friends, painting, live music and watching sports. Most of all, she cherished her growing family and loved spending time with those she loved. She will be missed by all who knew her. 

Mildred will always be remembered by her children, Cheryl J. (Stanley) Savaet of New Middletown, Deborah J. (Robert) Anderson of Berlin Center, Cathy J. (Raymond) Loomis of Leavittsburg and Dona J. (Frank) Cegledy of South Carolina; 14 grandchildren, Teresa Cegledy, Frank Cegledy, Angela Rich, Melissa Sunderman, Melanie McCormack, Russell Cegledy, Joseph Baldwin, Vincent Cegledy, Nicolle Ellsworth, Erica Owen, Michael Fortunato, Heather Kendall and Rebecca Mason; 26 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Stephen Boda, whom she married June 30, 1945. She was also preceded by her parents; siblings, Edward Gollner, Robert Gallner, Lillian Gleydura and Gertrude Ranklin and her granddaughter, Kristen Irene Anderson. 

Family would like to send a special thank you to Roseann, Tara and the staff at Masternick Memorial for the exceptional care provided to Millie in her last years. 

Family and friends may visit and pay tribute to Mildred on Saturday, October 7, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon at the Thompson–Filicky Funeral Home, 4221 Market Street, Boardman, OH 44512, where a Funeral Service will follow at 12:00.

Burial will be in Lake Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street, Boardman, OH 44512

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mildred I. Boda, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Thursday, October 5 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.