Eugene E. McKulaOctober 12, 1933 ~ June 6, 2017 (age 83)
Youngstown - A Memorial Mass will be held at 10am in St. Anthony of Padua Church on June 9, 2017 for Eugene E. McKula, 83 who passed away June 6, 2017. Eugene was born October 12, 1933 in Campbell, a son of Emil and Mary Baluch MiKula. He was a Chaney High School graduate and served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. On April 14, 1956, he married Rose M. Cardelein and together they raised three daughters. Eugene worked for Youngstown Sheet and Tube, Youngstown Welding, and Bliss Manufacturing until his retirement in 1996. He was a member of the Tri-State Marine Corps League 494 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 2. His hobbies included music and attending numerous Polka Dances with his wife, bowling on the Senior League with his wife at Westside Lanes, and watching the Cleveland Indians. Eugene is survived by his daughters, Cathy (Mark) Williams of Jacksonville, FL, Patti (Steve) Burbrink of Canfield, OH, and Susan (Jim) Krawchyk of Koppel, PA; his grandchildren, Sara (Albert) Rudolphi, Joe Zoldak, Amanda Burbrink, Chad Burbrink, and Jacob Skrzynski; his great grandchildren, Layla Rycek, Hunter Mix, and Taylor Rudolphi; his sister, Dorothy (Robert) Nemcik; and his neighbors, Debbie and Ray Easterbrook whom he considered family, and was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Rose who passed away November 29, 2016, and his brother, Emil McKula. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of the Valley or DAV Chapter 2 in Austintown, OH. The family of Eugene would like to thank Hospice of the Valley for all their support during this time.