The Life of Eugene P Dobrindt



AUSTINTOWN - Eugene P. Dobrindt, 90, formerly of Manchester Avenue on Youngstown’s west side, passed away early Monday morning, Oct. 20, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Health Center, following a lengthy illness.

Eugene was born July 12, 1924, in Youngstown, a son of the late John S. and Edith McClay Dobrindt, and was a lifelong area resident.

He was a 1942 graduate of Chaney High School, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, participating in landings in North Africa, Italy, and at Normandy Beach on D-Day.

He worked for 40 years for the Davies Can Company, Adcraft Division, where he was a shop steward and a plant foreman. 

Gene was a member of the former Our Lady of Hungary Church in Youngstown. He enjoyed camping, fishing, boating, bowling, and traveling, and most of all, he enjoyed the time he spent with his family.

His wife of over 60 years, Irene Beaudis Dobrindt, whom he married Aug. 25, 1945, passed away March 16, 2006.

Mr. Dobrindt leaves three children, Jeanette (Gilbert) Newman of Vero Beach, Fla., Dennis Dobrindt of Youngstown, and Gary (Dr. Edwina Burke) Dobrindt of Canfield; three grandchildren, Brian (Jenn) Newman, U.S. Army Colonel Dean (Kecia) Newman, and Tyler Dobrindt; three great-grandchildren, Tyler Newman, Kashmira Newman, and Abraham Newman; and a brother, John (Mary Beth) Dobrindt of Austintown.

Besides his wife, two sisters, Pat Waller and Darlene Havrila, and a half-brother, Vincent Dobrindt, are deceased.

Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.   

Funeral services will begin at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home, and will continue at 10 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michael Church in Canfield.

Interment with military honors will follow at Green Haven Memorial Gardens, where Eugene will be laid to rest next to his wife.

Gene’s family thanks the staff of Briarfield Manor in Austintown for the kindness shown and care given to Mr. Dobrindt and his family during his stay there.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Dobrindt’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, 44512

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