AUSTINTOWN – Carol Jean Colarich, 71, passed away peacefully within her family on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.
Carol was born on December 2, 1950 in Warren, daughter of the late Anthony and Ann Mitchell Stanko.
She graduated in 1969 from Mineral Ridge High School, then attended trade school. Subsequently, Carol worked in social services, followed by a career in the insurance industry.
Ms Colarich was a member of St John the Baptist Orthodox Christian Church in Warren.
She enjoyed cooking, reading, gardening, cross-stitching and crafts. Most important to her was the time she spent with her family and made her grandchildren smile.
Carol cherishes her memory, her daughter, Julia A. Colarich (Brian Forgac) of Austintown; his son, Gregory J. (Autumn) Colarich of Westerville; two grandchildren, Gianna and Alaina; his brother, Anthony (Karen) Stanko of Niles; and several nieces and nephews.
She will be truly and greatly missed by all who loved her.
Besides her parents, Carol was predeceased by her husband, John Edward Colarich; and two sisters, Marianne Lewis and Judith Reed.
Family and friends may gather to pay their respects from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.
Family and friends can also gather to pay their respects from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Monday, May 9, 2022 at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Christian Church, 2220 Reeves Road, Warren, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. .
Interment will follow at Pineview Memorial Park, where Carol will rest next to her husband.
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