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Richard B. Halko Sr.

February 27, 1937 ~ September 10, 2022 (age 85)


Richard B. Halko Sr. of Lordstown passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at 8:45 p.m. in Continuing Healthcare of Niles. He was 85 years old.

Richard was born in Fairport Harbor, OH on February 27, 1937, the son of the late Michael and Jennie Madinski Halko.

Mr. Halko was a graduate of Albert Bushnell Hart High School.

He retired in 2019 from Simco Management Corporation after 20 years of employment as a property manager.

Richard was of Catholic faith. Richard loved to Barbecue, he was an accomplished “Pit Master” in Texas and received numerous awards. Mr. Halko also enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle and experiencing the open road. Richard loved being outdoors, from camping, boating, to fishing at his favorite spots. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge 186 Warren, OH. Most importantly he cherished the memories he made with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Hendricks Halko, whom he married February 2, 1960; 3 daughters, Natalie Halko of Niles, Wanda (Jerry) Rowland of Lodi, OH, and Christine (Hubert) Rowland of Medina, OH; a son, Richard B. Halko Jr. of Texas; 3 sisters, Judy Halko of Cleveland, Virginia (Dick) Cihlar of Avon, OH, and Kay (Dave) Bellisario of Cleveland; 8 grandchildren, Sampson, Jonathan, and Ryan Williams, James McCann Jr, Pamela McCann, Clint Rowland, Tabitha Kissinger, and Stephanie Mohler; 30 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Michael, Kenneth, and Joseph Halko; a sister, Sondra Sloan.

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Calling hours will be on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

A funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

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Calling Hours
September 14, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Niles, OH 44446

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