HOWLAND — George J. Tomko II, 75, passed away peacefully from non-COVID-19 related issues, with his family by his side, Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
George was born Aug. 26, 1946, in Warren, the son of George J. Sr. and Mary Dubecky Tomko.
George was a 1964 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. He was an Army veteran who served in Europe during the Vietnam Conflict. He found passion and great joy for his life’s work with fashion and textiles, including co-owning Masters Tuxedo on Route 422 in Warren, representing men’s custom tailoring at Dillard’s in the Southern Park Mall, and his management sales role at Demetrios Bridal in New York City. George retired from the Peter Rossi and Son Memorial Chapel.
George was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church in Warren, where he volunteered with St. Vincent de Paul. George found the simplest pleasures in life to be spending quality time with his family and good friends, especially his children and grandchildren. He was an avid Cleveland sports fan who frequently found enjoyment watching and attending events.
George is survived by his wife, Linda Marcello Tomko, whom he married Feb. 25, 1978; a son, George Tomko of Jacksonville, Fla.; a daughter, Marcella (Craig) Anderson of Montgomery, Ill.; three grandchildren, Roscella Tomko, and Grace and Emerson Anderson; a brother, Thomas Tomko of San Antonio, Texas; and a sister, Eleanor Maggiano of Mount Pleasant, S.C.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Rita Kurdilla and Marlene Mrofchak.
Family and friends may pay their respects to George from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021, at the Peter Rossi and Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, OH 44483.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, at St Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish SS. Cyril and Methodius Church site, with the Rev. Christopher Cicero officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Warren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in George’s name to Blessed Sacrament St. Vincent de Paul, 3020 Reeves Road NE, Warren, OH 44483.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send their thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family.