CANTON - Rena A. Milcetich, 91, formerly of Alliance and Leetonia, died at 8:10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at Canton Christian Home, Canton.
Mrs. Milcetich was born Dec. 7, 1920 in Coshocton, Ohio, a daughter of the late George and Josephine Braghini Wranau, moving to Leetonia as a child. She lived in Alliance for 24 years before moving back to Leetonia in 1976.
A homemaker, she was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Leetonia, L.C.B.A. Branch No. 909 of Leetonia and the Infant of Prague Guild of Alliance. She was an avid reader and card player, belonging to several card clubs.
Her husband, John F. Milcetich, whom she married April 12, 1945, died April 24, 1981. A daughter, Jean M. Milcetich, a son, John G. Milcetich, and two sisters, Angeline Guzzo and Mary C. Daly, are also deceased.
She is survived by two daughters, Charlotte M. (Leonard) Picallo of Clayton, Calif., and Christine A. Milcetich of Canton; three sons, William F. (Margot) Milcetich of Ravenna, Francis A. (Elizabeth) Milcetich of Coopersburg, Pa., and George T. (Therese) Milcetich of Hollywood, Md.; a daughter in law, Marybeth Milcetich of Gaithersburg, Md.; 12 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12 noon Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Leetonia, with the Rev. Stephen Wassie officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at Woods-Rettig Funeral Home, Leetonia from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012.
Memorial tributes may be made to St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Mt. Calvary Cemetery Association, or Aultman Hospice, 2821 Woodlawn Ave. NW, Canton, Ohio 44708.
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