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Virginia Setz

April 20, 1928 ~ May 6, 2021 (age 93)


BOARDMAN – Virginia Setz, 93, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on May 6, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Boardman.   

Virginia was born on April 20, 1928 in Campbell, a daughter of the late Anthony and Catherine Soziniak Siembieda.  

She worked for Sears for around 20 years. She was a member of Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church, where she belonged to their Altar & Rosary Society and the Infant Jesus Guild. She also was a member of the Prayer Shawl Group at the Ursuline Motherhouse. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking, and traveling.

Virginia leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children, Janice (Joe) Harvey of Boardman, Thomas A. (Cindy) Setz of Little River, SC, Alan (Lucy) Setz of Boardman, Gary (Janice) Setz of Boardman, and Debra (Tony) Niarhos of Melbourne, FL, her grandchildren, Jennifer (Matt) Dodds, Jill Ciminero, John (Emily) Harvey, Bryan (Kimberly) Setz, Daniel Setz, Melanie Niarhos, Michelle Niarhos, Thomas Setz, and Travis Setz, and her great grandchildren, Audrey, Lucy, Sydney, Sophie, Graham, Marin, Christian, Dominic, and Bejamin.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Thomas R. Setz, whom she married August 28, 1948, and who passed away September 5, 2010, and her siblings, Ben, Joseph, John, Walter, and Anthony Siembieda, Mary Giampetro, Tina Kryzan, and Pauline Murphy.

The Setz family has entrusted the care of Virginia to the Kubina Yuhasz Wasko Funeral Home, where they will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. There will also be a half hour of calling from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM on Thursday, May 13, 2021, followed immediately after at 10:00 AM, celebrated by Fr. John Jerek at Our Lady of Sorrows at SS. Cyril and Methodius Church.  She will be laid to rest at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.

Due to the current circumstances surrounding COVID 19, the family requests that visitors please wear a mask and respect social distance requirements both at the funeral home and the church.

The family would like to extend thanks to the wonderful nurses and staff on the 6th floor at Mercy Health for their excellent care of Virginia during her final days. They also would like to thank Dr. Ricciardi and his staff for the many years of compassionate care. And to the Sisters, staff, and residents at the Ursuline Sisters Senior Living for their kindness, friendship, and prayers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that monetary contributions be made to the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, 4250 Shields Rd., Canfield 44406 in Virginia’s honor.

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May 12, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kubina-Yuhasz-Wasko Funeral Home
5925 Market Street
Boardman, OH 44512

May 13, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Our Lady of Sorrows Parish at SS. Cyril & Methodius Church
252 East Wood Street
Youngstown, OH 44509

Mass of Christian Burial
May 13, 2021

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Sorrows Parish at SS. Cyril & Methodius Church
252 East Wood Street
Youngstown, OH 44509


Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown
4250 Shields Rd, Canfield OH 44406

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