Albert C. "Da" Chestnut, 86, of Hubbard, Ohio, died Sunday morning Dec. 3, 2017, at Assumption Village Nursing Home.
He was born Dec. 27, 1930, in Farrell, a son of Ludwig and Maria Janusko Czesnakowicz, and was a lifelong area resident.
Mr. Chestnut, a 1949 graduate of Farrell High School, served with the United States Army during the Korean War and was a POW.
Al was a member of St. Michael's Greek Orthodox Church in Youngstown, was a member of the VFW Post 1338 in Sharon and was a lifetime member of all the clubs in Farrell. He enjoyed working outside, going to casinos, attending his grandchildren's activities and, most of all, spending time with his family.
He leaves his wife, the former Irene M. Kroko, whom he married June 4, 1955; a son, Albert J. (Lisa) Chestnut of Canfield, Ohio; a daughter, Kathy (Frank) Angelo of Hubbard, Ohio; and five grandchildren.
Al was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, Frank, Edward, Casimir, Henry, Louis and Paul; a sister, Ann Vasko; a half-brother, Joseph Chestnut; and two half-sisters, Phyllis Czesnakowicz and Sister Christianna Czesnakowicz.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Bonnie, Caroline, Faith and Patty, who took care of Albert while he was at home, and also to the staff and nurses at Assumption Village Nursing Home for the care he received while in their care.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512.
Albert C. "Da," 86, of Hubbard, Ohio.
Calling hours: One hour prior to the services from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday (12-6-17) at St. John Orthodox Church, Hemritage. Visit www.krcummins.com to send condolences to the family.
Services: Funeral at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the church, with Fr. David Mastroberte officiating.
Interment: St. John Orthodox Cemetery, Hermitage.
Arrangements are by KELLY-ROBB-CUMMINS FUNERAL HOME, 709 N. Main St., Hubbard, Ohio.
Published on December 4, 2017