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Judith L. Vanik

January 21, 1939 ~ February 24, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Judith Vanik Obituary

Judith L. Vanik, 84, passed away peacefully at her home with her loving family by her side Friday morning February 24, 2023.  She was born January 21, 1939, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret O’Leary Jones. 

Judith was a lifelong member of St. Patrick Church on Oak Hill Ave.  She enjoyed cooking, and spending time with her family.  Family was the center of her life, and never missed attending her grandchildren’s sporting events. Her husband Michael A. Vanik, whom she married January 21, 1964, passed away August 3, 2007. 

She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughter Deborah (Keith) Walters of New Middletown, son Michael T. Vanik, of Youngstown, brother Jack A. Jones of Hubbard, sister Jeannie Popovnak of Austintown, and grandchildren Erin and Brandon Walters.

Judith is preceded in death by her sisters Margaret A. Jones and Kathryn Popovnak and brothers Thomas and Daniel Jones. 

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday February 27, 2023, at the Fox Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman. 

Prayers will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday Feb 28 at the Fox Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 A.M. at St. Patrick Church celebrated by Rev Kevin Peters.  Material tributes can be made in Judith’s memory to St. Patrick Church, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown, Ohio 44507.

Interment will be at Lake Park Cemetery. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman, Ohio 44512.

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February 27, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fox Funeral Home
4700 Market St
Youngstown, OH 44512

Mass of Christian Burial
February 28, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Patrick Church
1420 Oak Hill Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44507


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