Mark Schaas, 53, of New Castle, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Mahoning County, Ohio.
Born on Jan. 4, 1964, in New Castle, he was the son of the Sherry Davis Schaas of New Castle and the late John Schaas.
Mark had worked as a sports broadcaster for WKST and MSA Sports and also for Lowe's.
He enjoyed reading and was an avid sports enthusiast. Mark's greatest joy came from hanging out with his friends John Yerage and Robert Pia.
In addition to his mother, Mark is survived by his sister, Cathy Oczkowski of Pittsburgh; nephew, Ethan Oczkowski; and niece, Abby Oczkowski.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Richard and Maxine Davis, and paternal grandparents, John and Dorothy Schaas.
Mark, 53, of New Castle.
Calling hours: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday (7-8-17) in ED AND DAN DECARBO FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY, 3000 Wilmington Road, New Castle. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Funeral service: Noon Saturday at the funeral home, officiated by the Rev. Dennis Bupp.
Interment: Castleview Memorial Gardens.
Published on July 5, 2017