Mark Schaas, 53, of New Castle passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Mahoning County, Ohio.
Born on Jan. 4, 1964, in New Castle, he was a son of 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; his nephew, Ethan Oczkowski; and his niece, Abby Oczkowski.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Richard and Maxine Davis; and his paternal grandparents, John and Dorothy Schaas.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 3000 Wilmington Road. Services will be conducted at noon Saturday at the funeral home, officiated by the Rev. Dennis Bupp.
Interment will take place in Castle View Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on  July 5, 2017