Virginia C. (Black) VitkoMay 30, 1932 ~ May 28, 2017 (age 84)
Virginia C. Vitko of Youngstown died at home Sunday, May 28, 2017, two days before her 85th birthday. She was born May 30, 1932 in Poland, the daughter of Hugh and Helen (Adams) Black, and had lived most of her life in New Springfield.
A homemaker, Virginia attended Paradise Church in Canfield and enjoyed gardening, vacationing, crafts, decorating, and spending time with her family.
Surviving are a daughter, Bonnie (Mark) Martin of Youngstown, with whom she made her home; a son, Frank (Greta) Vitko of Pottsboro, Texas; three grandchildren: Michael Vitko, Lisa Keck, and Shawna Hendricks; five great-grandchildren: Tyler and Shelby Keck, and Fischer, Grayson, and Ryder Vitko; and three sisters: Peggy Aeppli of Florida, Mary Emch of Cleveland, and Beverly Lewis of Columbus. Preceding her in death are her husband, Frank Vitko, whom she married March 31, 1951 and who died December 3, 2013; three sisters: Helen Abblett, Betty Mayle, and Jean Ponchak; four brothers: Frank, Hugh, Ted, and Bill Black; and two sets of twin siblings who passed at birth.
Private memorial services for extended family will be conducted Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 11:00 am at Paradise Church in Canfield. A lunch for family and friends will follow at 1:00 pm at the Holiday Inn in Boardman.