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Andrew 'Cab' Prosko, Jr.May 28, 1930 ~ September 6, 2017 (age 87)
Andrew ‘Cab’ Prosko, Jr., 87, of Stratton, OH, passed away Wednesday evening Sept. 6, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.
Cab was born May 28, 1930 in Stratton, son of the late Andrew Prosko, Sr. and Anna (Misconish) Prosko.
He retired from the Ironworker’s Local #549 in 1986 and went on to work for the Village of Stratton for many more years. Cab also served as a long time councilman for the Village.
Cab was baptized in St. Joseph Byzantine Catholic Church in Toronto and he was a 1948 graduate of Toronto High School.
Cab enjoyed woodworking, fishing, spending time with his family and caring for his friends and neighbors in his beloved village of Stratton.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley ‘Baba’ Prosko who passed March 26, 2016 and his sister, Elizabeth Scheel.
Cab leaves behind his three sons, Michael B. (Margaret) Prosko of Huntersville, NC, John Mark (Mary Ann) Prosko of Hanoverton, OH and Charles Andrew (Lora) Prosko of Farmington, WV; his daughter, Andrea J. (Jay) Hale of Richmond, OH; his brother, Joseph ‘Jeep’ (Molly) Prosko of New Somerset, OH; his ten grandchildren, Patti (Jeff) Corbin, Emile Prosko, Bill (Lauren) Prosko, Andy Prosko, Ruth Prosko, Crissa Daft, Jason (Lori) Daft, Johnna, Mariah and Farrah Marcino; thirteen great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
Family and friends will be received on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 1-6 pm at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Toronto. Cab’s funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 am at the funeral home with Rev. Jason Elliott officiating. Burial will follow in Morning View Cemetery in Irondale, OH.
There will be additional viewing on Monday at the funeral home from 10 am til time of service at 11 am. A Parastas Service will be held Sunday evening at the funeral home at 6 pm lead by Rev. Fr. John Kapitan, Jr. OFM from the St. Joseph Byzantine Church in Toronto.
Memorial donations may be directed to Valley Hospice 10686 St. Rt. 150 Rayland, OH 43943.
10686 St. Rt. 150, Rayland OH 43943