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Frank Chuchalk

August 31, 1917 — April 27, 2009

Frank “Buck” Chuchalk, 91, of Lake Milton passed away peacefully Monday morning, April 27, 2009 at his home. Born August 30, 1917 in Alliance, Buck was the son of Hungarian Immigrants Frank and Mary (Ferris) Chuchalk. A 1935 graduate of Palmyra High School, Buck was a Veteran of the United States Navy and served our country during WWII. Upon receiving an honorable discharge from the Navy, he returned to the Lake Milton area where he went on to become an electrician. He retired from US Concrete Pipe after more then 30 years with the company and was also the sole proprietor of Bucky’s Electric for many years. Buck was a dedicated lifetime member of the American Legion Post 737 in Lake Milton serving as past commander and 9th District Past Commander. He was an extremely active and devoted member of Post 737’s Military Honor Guard. Buck gave tirelessly of his time to honor fallen soldiers from both the Vietnam and Iraq wars performing military honors at the Rittman National Cemetery. He was also a member of the AMVETS Post 112 and VFW Post 3332 in Newton Falls. He will be dearly missed by his wife, Evelyn June (Snyder) Chuchalk whom he married August 31, 1946 and shared 62 years of marriage, two daughters, Denise Chuchalk of Warren, Susan Colosimo and her fiance’ Bill Locke of Lake Milton, a son Terry M. Chuchalk also of Lake Milton, nine grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and by a sister Suzanna Mizer of Rootstown. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Patricia Exline, a grandson Ricky James Hornof, three brothers, five sisters, and a son-in-law Joseph Colosimo. Family and friends may visit Wednesday evening from 5 to 7PM at the Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel. The Revs Timothy and Jeannie Balentine will officiate a funeral service Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 11AM at the funeral home. Burial will be held in the Palmyra Cemetery where full military honors will be observed. Material contributions may be made in Buck’s memory to the MVI Hospice at 4891 Belmont Avenue Youngstown, OH 44505. Family and friends may view this obituary online or send condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com

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Visitation

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel

5797 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44515

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Memorial Service in the Near Future

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel

5797 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44515

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

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