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Joseph J. Skolosh Sr.

June 19, 1941 — September 21, 2019


Joseph J. Skolosh Sr. age 78 of Louisville passed away on September 21st, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. Joe was born June 6th, 1941 in Union Port, OH to Stephen and Mary (Kovalski) Skolosh. Joe loved farming, International Harvester tractors and his Grandkids. He enjoyed playing euchre, bocce ball and golf. He was a member of Stark County Corn Club, Dairy Promoters and Farm Bureau. He was also a member of Sacred Heart of Mary Church, VFW Post 7490 and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Stephen and Mary Skolosh; and brothers, Tom and Bill Skolosh.

Joe is survived by his brother, Stephen (Elaine) Skolosh; sisters, Mary Metz, Carole Skolosh, Jeannie (Hank) Lewis, Judy (John) Sivy and Theresa Grove; his children, Joseph (Carrie) Skolosh Jr., Susie (Jim) Berstler, Jennifer (Allen) Hurst and Matt (Billie) Skolosh; grandchildren, Katie (Caleb) Huffman, Tori Skolosh, Grace Skolosh, Stephen Berstler, Elizabeth (Zach) Kinney, Allen Hurst, Jacob Hurst, Wyatt Skolosh and Chase Skolosh; one great grandchild on the way along with many many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 25th from 4-7 pm at the Paquelet-Falk Funeral Home in Louisville. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 26th at 10:30 am at Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Harrisburg with Father Robert M. Miller officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in his memory at any Farmers Bank Branch for “Joe Skolosh Stark County Jr. Fair 4H Improvement Fund”. Condolences can be shared with the family online at

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