Vincent J. Stayancho Sr., 91, Marblehead, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.
He was born Nov. 25, 1921, in Marblehead, the son of John and Barbara (Martin) Stajanco. Vince was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served his country during World War II. On October 15, 1949, he married Marian Gresh and she survives.
Vince worked in the maintenance department at Biro Manufacturing in Marblehead for 45 years until his retirement in 1984. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marblehead. He enjoyed hunting, trap shooting, carving wood ducks, making birdhouses, especially martin houses, and most importantly, he enjoyed going to his children's and grandchildren’s sporting events.
Survivors include his wife, Marian; children, Barb (Ron) Cooley of Marblehead, Tom (Janet) Stayancho of Fremont, Mary Jean Roth of Marblehead, Jim (Vickie) Stayancho of Marblehead, Joanie (Dominic) Umek of Avon Lake, Ohio, Vince (Terry) Stayancho Jr. of Wellington, Ohio; ten grandchildren; three step grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; five step great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Kavulic of Cleveland; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son-in-law, Chris Roth; infant brother, Stephen; sisters, Mary Adams, Frances Kuzma, Margaret Lucas; and brothers, John and Joseph.
Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Peninsula Chapel, 7755 E. Harbor Road, Lakeside-Marblehead. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Daniel J. Ring, at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 822 Barclay St., Marblehead. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Marblehead.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or to Stein Hospice Services.
Condolences may be left for the family at neideckerleveckcrosser.com.