Ramon M. Friend 83
HUBBARD… Ramon M. Friend 83, passed away on Wednesday May 29, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown with his wife at his side.
Ramon was born December 13, 1935 in Hazelton West Virginia. He was a son of Dayton Owen and Bertha Olive (Herring) Friend. He was a 1953 graduate of Bruceton Mills High School.
He had lived in Hubbard for over 50 years.
Ramon retired in 2011 from Induction Services in Niles after more than 20 years of service. He had previously worked at Copperweld.
He was a member of New Beginning Church.
Ramon loved to garden and ride his golf cart visiting his neighbors. He enjoyed being outdoors and being the neighborhood handyman. He also enjoyed watching his step-grandsons play baseball, basketball and football; as well as watching his step-granddaughters play soccer and participate in cheerleading and in school plays and concerts.
He is survived by his loving wife Genny, his daughter Vicki (Rick) Shook, his step-children whom were like his own children Andra (Jay) Hall, Michael (Lisa) Lubanovic and Gina Conti and 2 grandchildren as well as 10 step-grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
He also leaves his brothers Marvin (Louella) Friend, Gary (Nancy) Friend, Larry (Linda) Friend and Daryl (Donna) Friend; his sisters Barbara Manley, Sandra (Rich) Barney, Linda (George) Cameron, Janet (Tom) Riley and Carol (Brian) Friend.
Besides his parents Ramon was preceded in death by his brothers Ronald, Charles, Gene and Dale Friend.
A private memorial service Celebrating Ramon’s Life will be held at a later date.
In Lieu of flowers the family asks that monetary contributions be made in Ramon’s memory to New Beginning Church 3000 Market Street Youngstown, Ohio 44507.
Arrangements for Ramon have been entrusted to the Wasko Funeral Home in Campbell.