LEETONIA, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – June D. (Kyser) McAfee, 87, beloved mother, daughter, grandmother, wife, sister, aunt, cousin, niece and friend joined Jesus on Thursday, November 4, 2022, where she surely rejoices.
June was born October 8, 1935, the daughter of Earl and Irene Grabbe Kyser.
She was a lifelong resident of Leetonia, graduating from Leetonia High School.
June worked at Mullins in Salem, Leetonia schools as a school aide and as CCCTC secretary.
She was predeceased by her husband, David McAfee, whom she married on May 26, 1962. She was also predeceased by several nieces and nephews; Kevin Kyser, Edward Feguson, Tracy Kyser Harris and John McAfee.
She is survived by her daughters, Karen McAfee and Michele Galea, both of Leetonia and Patti (Kevin) Lewis of Steubenville. Children of other mothers include Eric (Nancy) Householder and Tawnya (Kim Davis) Gologram and a brother, Richard (Carol) Kyser of Leetonia. She was grandmother to seven grandsons and two great-grandsons: David (Melissa) Lewis, Joshua Lewis, Matt Lewis, Adam Lewis, Michael Rosado, Brandon Rosado, Gage Householder, Dylan Lewis and Austin Lewis and a crowd of nieces, nephews, cousins, former colleagues and countless friends.
June was a faithful attender of the Columbiana Baptist Church, often playing the piano or the organ. Previously, she was a Sunday school teacher and attended youth gatherings and Bible school, as well as nursery.
June loved crafts and could often be found starting or working on a new project. These included cake decorating, crocheting, card making, scrapbooking, jewelry making, book folding, diamond painting, and more. Besides crafting, his other love was being a grandparent. When she retired from her job as secretary, she was the daily babysitter for several years for grandsons Michael and Brandon Rosado. She loved when one of her many grandsons visited her or when she could attend their concerts, graduations, sporting events, birthdays (she often made and/or decorated the cakes) and milestones in her life.
Friends may call from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana.
Friends may also call from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 10, 2022 at the funeral home where the funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jeff Jamieson officiating.
Interment will follow at Oakdale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be addressed to Columbiana Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.
The arrangements have been entrusted to the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral HomeColombian.
A television tribute will air on Monday, November 7 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV, and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.