NOVEMBER 4, 2007
Lyle F. Wess
STRUTHERS – Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Clemente Funeral Home and at 11 a.m. at St. Nicholas Church in Struthers for Lyle F. Wess, 59, who died Sunday morning at the Hospice House in Poland after a brief battle with cancer.
Lyle was born July 14, 1948 in Johnstown, Pa., a son of Louis and Dolores Plummer Wess. He came to the area as a child and grew up on the East side of Youngstown. He had worked as a lineman for Ohio Edison retiring in November of 2006 after 38 years. He had also worked as an electrician at the Canfield Fairgrounds for 30 years.
Lyle was known to his co-workers as the "Mighty One" because of his generous and warm-hearted spirit. He was a member of the church and had been a 1966 graduate of Ursuline High School. He was also a member of Local Union No. 118, where he had held many offices including president.
Lyle was an avid Cleveland Browns and Indians fan and enjoyed doing home improvements. He enjoyed traveling with family and friends especially to Las Vegas. He most especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Lyle will be sadly missed by all who knew him, including his wife, the former Marie Scarnecchia, whom he married August 30, 1969, His son, Brian (Alison) of Poland; two daughters, Kim (her fiancee, Mark) and Kelly Wess, both of Struthers; two brothers, Joe (Flo) and Greg, both of Youngstown; two sisters, Louann (Ron) Tyndall of Lordstown and Joni (Matt) Gordon of Canfield; His mother and father-in-law, Sam and Fannie Scarnecchia; a sister-inlaw, Mary Lou (Ray) Hricik; four grandchildren, Christopher, Kaylee, Madison, and Gavin Wess as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, a brother, Gene Wess is deceased.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home in Struthers.
The family wishes to extend their most sincere thanks to the staff of the Hospice House for their special care and compassion.