Monday, March 17th, 2008
Eugene Jacob "Gene" Winter, 85, of Warren, died at 9:10 p.m. March 13, 2008, at Fairview Hospital, Cleveland.
He was born Nov. 10, 1922, in Celina, to Clarence J. and Sarah Pond Winter. On Nov. 6, 1945, he married Virginia Mae "Sudie," who died March 31, 2005.
Survivors are three daughters, Beth (Stephen) LaMantia, Lakewood, Vicki Winter (Fred) Maccaron, North Kingstown, R.I., and Brenda Antenucci, Warren; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Robert; and a son-in-law, William Antenucci.
He retired from Packard Electric, Warren, where he was a product engineer, served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and later in the Navy Reserve, attaining the rank of commander. He was a member of Old Erie Lodge Free and Accepted Masons, Shriners, Benevolent and Protected Order of Elks Lodge, and the Reserve Officers Association, all in Warren. He graduated from Ohio University and was a math teacher and football coach. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Warren, where he sang in the choir and served on the finance committee and as usher.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Rick Oaks officiating. Burial will take place at Crown Hill Burial Park, Warren, at a later date. He was cremated.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. today and one hour prior to services on Tuesday at McFarland & Son Funeral Home, Warren, where Masonic services will be held at 4:45 p.m. today.
Contributions can be made to the Trumbull County Relay for Life/Antenucci Plumbing Team, c/o American Cancer Society, Canfield.
Condolences can be sent to www.mcfarlandfuneral.com.