Carolyn "Carol" Jean Mulichak

March 6, 1937 ~ March 28, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Carolyn "Carol" Mulichak Obituary

Carolyn “Carol” J. Mulichak, formally of Youngstown, passed peacefully on Thursday March 28, 2024, at Hampton Woods.

She was born in New Castle, Pa., on March 6, 1937, the daughter of the late David and Minnie Mitchell Clayton.

Carol graduated from the South High School class of 1954. She married the love of her life John “Jack” Mulichak on July 28, 1956.

She went to work after graduation at the Bell Telephone CO. and The Youngstown Vindicator. Later after raising a family, volunteered at Poland Methodist Church, working with Senior Citizen group, the Southside Hospital, and the local LPGA tournaments.

 Carol absolutely loved vacationing with her husband, and her sons when they were little, and later with her son John and daughter-in-law Jeannie, going to California with her grandchildren to vacation with their Uncle Thom and spending time with her family and friends.

Also, Carol loved to golf, and enjoyed her many friendships in her golf league.

She especially looked forward to spending time with family and friends at the annual Steve Mulichak memorial golf outings and Baggo tournaments, each graciously hosted by the Royal Oaks and the Kennedy family.

She leaves to cherish her memory her sons, John “JD” (Jeannie Herdman) Mulichak of Boardman and Thom (Wendy) Mulichak of Huntington Beach, CA, and grandson Jack (Thea Hischak) Mulichak of Columbus and granddaughters, Jessie Costas (fiancé James LaSalandra) of Boardman, Jamie Mulichak (Mitchell) Heidrich of Fort Mitchell KY, and great granddaughters, Gabbi and Gia Costas of Boardman, and great grandsons Xavier and Rowan Mulichak, of Columbus, great granddaughter Quinn Heidrich of Fort Mitchell KY.

She also leaves her Niece Sally ( Don) Kloes who was like a daughter to Carol.

Brother and sister -in-law Eugene and Sharon Mulichak.


Carol was preceded in death by her beloved husband Jack Mulichak who passed on December 10, 2023. Her son Steve Mulichak, her parents, brothers David and Donald Clayton and sisters-in-law Gail Shull Clayton and Nancy Zelina Williams. Plus, her mother and father-in-law Mary and John Mulichak; brother and sister-in-law Robert and Elaine Mulichak.

Carol was a loving and compassionate person who always put others’ needs and concerns above her own, she was like a second mother and grandmother to many friends and family members.

The family asks that contributions may be made to the Steve E. Mulichak Memorial Scholarship, Youngstown State University Foundation 655 Wick Ave. Youngstown, Ohio 44502.

Family and friends may call Thursday April 4, 2024, from 4 to 7:00 p.m.  at the Fox Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman. And from 10 to 10:50 a.m. Friday April 5, 2024, at Boardman United Methodist Church 6809 Market St. Boardman.

A funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Allison LeBrun and Pastor Ash Welch.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home, 4700 Market St. Boardman.

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April 4, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home
4700 Market St.
Boardman, OH 44512

April 5, 2024

10:00 AM to 10:50 AM
Boardman United Methodist
6809 Market St.
Youngstown, OH 44512

Funeral Service
April 5, 2024

11:00 AM
Boardman United Methodist
6809 Market St.
Youngstown, OH 44512


Youngstown State University Foundation
655 Wick Ave., Youngstown OH 44502


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