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George J. Koyro


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George J. Koyro Obituary
George J. Koyro, 87, of Apollo, died peacefully Saturday, April 7, 2018, at home, surrounded by his beloved family. He was born July 26, 1930, in Columbus, Ohio, a son of the late John George and Amelia Ruth (Kungis) Koyro. George attended Bliss College, Ohio. Following, he was employed for 30 years as a project manager by Westinghouse. George was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, having earned the rank of Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class. He was Catholic by faith. George was a member of American Legion Post 631, Knights of Columbus, Manordale Valley Council 4226 and the Grange. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his twin brother, Richard Koyro; and sons-in-law, Ronnie "Bubs" March and Rob Bytheway. George will be greatly missed by his loving family. He is survived by his devoted wife of 65 years, Shirley Ann (Bartoe) Koyro; children, Sharon March (fiance Bob Holt), of Export, Gregory Koyro (Patti), of Chino Hills, Calif., David Koyro (Maryann), of Madison, Karen Kehlert (David), of Export, Tina Jagodzinski, of Murrysville, and Joan Bytheway, of New Caney, Texas; sisters, Joan Graver, Chris Moore and Pat Tarver (Chuck); and numerous nieces and nephews. George will be especially missed by his 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, all of whom he was very proud.
Respecting the family's wishes, all arrangements will be held privately. VAIA FUNERAL HOME INC., 463 Athena Drive, Delmont, 724-468-1177, has been entrusted with the arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, contributions in George's memory may be made to Disabled American Veterans at www.DAV.org, or by mail to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. Please write "George Koyro" on the check memo line. To send online expressions of sympathy or to obtain grief support information, please visit www.VaiaFuneralHome.com.
Published in Greensburg Tribune Review on Apr. 9, 2018
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