Funeral Mass for Steve G. Mascella Sr., 80, will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at St. Justin Martyr Parish, 35781 Stevens Blvd., Eastlake.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Jakubs-Danaher Funeral Home, 36000 Lake Shore Blvd., Eastlake.
Mr. Mascella was born May 4, 1933, in Chestnut Ridge, Pa., and passed away Feb. 17, 2014, at Lake Health West Medical Center in Willoughby.
Steve worked for Fisher Body from 1957 to 1984, and then for GM of Parma from 1984 until his retirement in 1997. He was a member of the UAW Local 1005.
He was a U.S. Navy
veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict
on the U.S.S. Philippine Sea (CVA-47).
Steve loved traveling, gardening and most of all, his family. He was good-humored and loved to tell stories and jokes.
Steve is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary Jane (nee Nykiel), whom he married Oct. 5, 1957. He was the loving father of Steve Jr. (Michelle), Kathy (John) Tedrick, Mike (Sonja), and Laura (Dennis) Rieder; cherished grandfather of J.D., Paige, Tess, Bridget, Michael, Grace, Steve III, Caitlin and Gavin; and brother of Margaret, Helen, Dolores and John. He also leaves behind his faithful companion dog, Scooby.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Steve and Sophie (nee Sabula); and brother, Andy.
Interment will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. www.jakubs.com