John P. Bobby, Jr., 85, passed away peacefully Sunday December 15, 2019 at the Hospice House, with his family at his side.
John was born December 8, 1934, son of John P. and Helen Ferenchak Bobby, Sr., and was lifelong area resident.
He graduated from Wilson High School, he belonged to the first Catholic Slovak union and the Slovak Catholic Sokol, he served in the United States Army.
John Then worked at Wean United then Park Vista in Youngstown.
John was a devout Catholic, he belonged to St. Dominic Church. He prayed the rosary for a different person every day. He went to daily mass at St. Dominic Church as well as St. Matthias.
He was an avid golfer and belonged to several leagues, he liked football and baseball and was an Ohio State and YSU fan.
John enjoyed the simple Life; sitting outside, grilling, feeding the birds and day trips in the car. He was gentle, patient man with a good heart and good sense of humor.
He leaves to cherish his memory his daughter Kim Bobby of Boardman, sister Isabelle Walko of Poland, brother Jim (Jackie) Bobby of Poland and sister Jane Baran of Austin Texas, plus several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents He was preceded in death by his wife Margaret Joyce whom he married February 16, 1963, sadly she passed April 2, 2005, his brothers Gerald, William and sister Geraldine.
Family and friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday December 17, 2019 at the Fox Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman.
Prayers will be 9:30 am. Wednesday morning December 18, at the Fox Funeral Home Followed by mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at St. Dominic Church, 77 E. Lucius Ave. Youngstown.
Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Dr. Robert Wetzel and the his staff for the many years of wonderful care. Also Niece (Nurse) Mary Ann Trevis who helped care for him and sister-in-law Joyce for all her care and support.
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