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Donald B. "Ducky" Conti Jr., 62, of Lightner Place, Neshannock Township, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital in Boardman, Ohio.
He was born May 24, 1955, in New Castle, a son of the late Donald B. "Ducky" Conti Sr. and Rose (Costa) Conti. His mother survives in New Castle.
"Ducky" worked at the Shenango Pottery as a kiln operator for 15 years. He then worked as a board member of the State House of Representatives for four years and was secretary of Lawrence County Housing Authority for four years. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, Wolves Club and Ecclesian Club.
He enjoyed golfing and coaching baseball. "Ducky" was an avid New York Yankees fan but will be remembered most as an avid Notre Dame sports fan.
In addition to his mother he is survived, two children, Donald B. Conti III of New Castle and Tara L. Houk and husband Billy of New Castle; two brothers, Mikel D. Dean and wife Cheryl of Avon, Ohio, and Anthony M. Conti and wife Lyn of New Castle; three grandchildren, Ryan Conti, Maci Houk and Chase Conti; and his former wife, Gloria (Alberico) Anderson.
Visitation will be held at the William F. & Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral Home, 926 Cunningham Ave., on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, from 4 to 7 p.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at 10 a.m. at St. Vitus Church. Father Frank Almade of St. Vitus Church will be officiating. A funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered at www.williamrogerdecarbo.com.
Published on October 8, 2017
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