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Harry Nachim, 98, of Liberty Township, Ohio, passed away the morning of Friday, April 21, 2017, at his home following a long and fulfilling life.
Harry was born on Dec. 3, 1918, in Youngstown, Ohio, a son of the late Nicholas and Mary Kozak Nachim.
He was a 1937 graduate of The Rayen School and attended Youngstown College for a year.
He proudly served in the Army from 1941 to 1945 during World War II.
Harry retired in 1977 as a millwright after working for 26 years with Youngstown Sheet and Tube at both the Campbell and Brier Hill mills.
Mr. Nachim was a member of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church in Youngstown, and volunteered for the church's pyrohy fundraiser.
He enjoyed travel, gardening and spending time at home with his wife, Charlotte.
Harry leaves his beloved wife of 57 years, Charlotte Bielak Nachim, whom he married on Nov. 8, 1959; many nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Vangie Bielak of New Castle.
Harry was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Anne and Sam Nerone; and a brother, Terrence "Ted" Nachim.
Family and friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown, where a prayer service will take place at 4 p.m.
Funeral services will begin at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, and will continue at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church.
Interment with military honors will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Youngstown.
Memorial contributions may be made in Harry's name to Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church, 526 W. Rayen Ave., Youngstown, Ohio 44503.
Please visit kinnickfuneralhome.com to view this obituary, and to offer condolences to Harry's family.
Published on April 23, 2017
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