Mark R. Tovissi
Age 50, of Magnolia, passed away suddenly Saturday afternoon. He was born in Canton, a son of Joan (Coates) Tovissi, of Magnolia and the late Joseph Tovissi, and was a life resident of Magnolia. Mark was a 1981 graduate of Sandy Valley High School and was employed by Beaver Excavating as a carpenter/foreman. Mark was a member of Carpenter's Local #285. He loved to hunt and work in his garden, but mostly he enjoyed being with his family and friends.
Surviving besides his mother, is his wife, Andrea K. (Diana) Tovissi; one daughter, Lauryn Tovissi and her fiance, Mitch Neisel, of Canton; two sons, Michael Tovissi, of Canton, and Anthony Tovissi, of Magnolia; a grandson, Luke Neisel; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Rev. Jake and Susan Tovissi, of North Canton, and Scott and Joanne Tovissi, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; his mother-in-law, Elizabeth Diana, and his brother-in-law and wife, Michael and Sherry Diana, all of Massillon; also several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia with his brothers, Rev. Jake Tovissi and Scott Tovissi officiating. Interment in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. Friends may call Friday 4-7 p.m. and Saturday 10-11 a.m. before the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mark's memory may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 2225 Citygate Dr., Suite E., Columbus, OH 43219 or www.lls.org. Condolences may be sent to
Formet-Clevenger & Gordon Funeral Home
1803 Cleveland Avenue NW Canton, OH 44709
Published in The Repository from May 6 to May 8, 2013