Thomas “Tom” S. Hordobet, 88, of McDonald, entered peacefully into eternal life on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at 10:20 a.m. in his home with his loving family at his side under the comforting care of hospice.
Tom was born on Monday, August 29, 1932 in McDonald the son of the late Maria and Simon Hordobet.
He retired after 30 years from YBM in Youngstown.
Tom was a member of the Holy Resurrection Romanian Orthodox Church.
He enjoyed carpentry, gardening and having morning coffee with friends at McDonald’s.
Tom was a loving husband, father, and friend. His quiet, tender, and loving presence will be forever missed by all who knew him.
Tom leaves behind the love of his life of 58 years, the former Dianna Cibella whom he married on October 20, 1962; three daughters MaryBeth (Dwane) Hordobet; Georgina “Gina” (Bob) Lewis and Patricia “Tish” (Jim) Cetina; grandchildren Tommy, Thor, Travis (Velda), Ryan (Andrea), Courtney (Nate), Ethan (Katelyn) and Hannah; and eight great grandchildren. Tom also leaves behind his loving brother and sister-in-law Ironim and Paraschiva Hordobet in Romania.
Besides his parents, Tom was preceded in death by a sister Nellie Ross and a niece Janet Ross.
Family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 6:30pm on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 in the church at 6:30pm a memorial service will be held with Fr. Gramma at Holy Resurrection Romanian Orthodox 1836 North Rd. NE Warren, Ohio.
A Funeral Service, with Fr. Remes Grama officiating, will take place on Thursday, February 11, 2021 in Holy Resurrection Romanian Orthodox Church, where the body will lie in state from 10: a.m. the funeral service will take place at 11am at the church.
Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Warren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Tom’s name to the Holy Resurrection Romanian Orthodox Church, 1836 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.
The family, funeral home and church will be practicing social distancing and proper health protocols. Due to the continued and increasing spread of Covid-19, the 6-foot social distancing rule will be honored, and all guests, must wear a mask. For the safety of everyone, we politely ask that all visitors exit the church after paying their respects to the family. Please do not linger.
The Hordobet family understands if you feel uncomfortable or if you are unable to attend, please keep them and Tom in your thoughts and prayers.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road, NE, Warren, Ohio 44483, 330-306-9967. Dedicated to Serving Your Loved Ones. This obituary may be viewed, and condolences sent to www.statonborowskifuneralhome.com.