John Daniel DiCenso, 55, of Howland Township, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 12:01 p.m. at Washington Square Nursing Center under the comforting care of hospice following a three-year battle with the auto-immune disease Scleroderma.
Danny was born Thursday, July 16, 1964 in Warren the son of John J. “Junior” DiCenso and Marilyn Sable was a lifelong area resident.
He was a 1982 graduate Warren G. Harding High School and went into the electrical trades after graduating.
Danny enlisted into the United States Marine Corpa nd worked on aircraft electrical systems in Tustin, California as well as in Okinawa, Japan. For his service to his country, he was awarded the Riffle Expert Badge, Letter of Recognition, Certificate of Commendation, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon with 1 Star and Good Conduct Medal. He was awarded an honorable discharge on March 27, 1989 with the rank of Corporal.
Fond memories of Danny will forever be remembered by his father, John J. (Maryann) DiCenso, Jr. of Warren, two step-brothers Edward Kagy and Timothy Kagy of Warren; a nephew Nick Horner; a niece Danielle Lindic; and great nephews Michael, Thomas and John Lindic. He is also survived by aunts and uncles Donna (Robert) Stassinis of Warren, Michael “Mickey” (Moselle) DiCenso of Howland; Edward Sable of Warren and by several cousins.
Danny was preceded in death by his mother; his sister Regina L. DiCenso and paternal grandparents John J. and Mary DiCenso Sr. and maternal grandparents Mr. & Mrs. Edward Sable.
As Danny requested, An Order of Christian Burial Service was offered on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. in the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home with Fr. Frantisek Katrinak, Pastor of St. Mary’s Church as celebrant.
Inurnment with full military honors followed in Pineview Memorial Park in Warren.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions take the form of donations in Danny’s name be directed to Hospice of the Valley, 979 Tibbetts Wick Road Suite A, Girard, Ohio 44420.
The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice of the Valley T-Team and staff at Washington Square Nursing Center, Belmont side for all of their care and compassion given to Danny and his family during his stay and for allowing his final days to be peaceful and comforting.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road, NE, Warren, Ohio 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated To Serving Your Loved Ones. This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to www.statonborowskifuneralhome.com.
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