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The Life of Allen Bohr

ALLEN G. BOHR SR AUSTINTOWN - Allen G. Bohr Sr., 73, passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 11, 2017, at his home, following a courageous battle with renal failure. Allen was born Nov. 12, 1943, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Cletus and Janet Riefer Bohr, and came to Youngstown in 1966. Mr. Bohr was a 1962 graduate of Butler High School, and attended Youngstown State University. Al worked for General Motors at the Lordstown Assembly Plant for 35 years, retiring in 2000, and was a member of UAW Union Local No. 1112. Allen was a 33rd Degree Mason with the Scottish Rite Valley of Youngstown, and was a past District Deputy for the 24th Masonic District. He was the past Master of the former Meander Lodge and he was a member of the Allen Lodge No. 276 F&AM of Columbiana. Al was a member and past Worthy Patron of the Order of the Eastern Star, 10 times, and he was past Associate Grand Guardian of Job’s Daughters. He was a member of Christ Church on Glenwood Avenue in Boardman. Mr. Bohr was a good singer and enjoyed singing in church, at weddings, and for funerals, and he was known for sounding just like Elvis when singing Elvis Presley songs. Al was active with the Austintown Boy Scouts in the 1970s, and made a hobby out of tinkering with his watches. A loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Al loved vacationing with his family and spending time with them. Al leaves his wife of 56 years, Carol E. Wonderly Bohr, whom he married July 19, 1960; five children, Allen G. Bohr Jr. of Austintown, Darla (Mark) Moser of Austintown, Eric (Theresa) Bohr of Austintown, Gary (June) Bohr of Youngstown, and Melissa Bohr of Austintown; 13 grandchildren, Eric Jr., Aaron, Angela (Matt), Brianne, Adam, Jacob, Alex, Jared, Rachael, Gary Jr., Allisa, Abbey, and Matt; a great-granddaughter, Avery; a brother, Elmer “Butch” Bohr of Pittsburgh; three sisters, Clara (Jim) Mullens, and Janice and Mary Bohr, all of Pittsburgh; and his loyal canine companion, Crystal. Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 14, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown, where a Masonic service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Family and friends may also call from 9:30 to 10 a.m., Saturday, April 15, at Four Mile Run Christian Church in Austintown, where funeral services will take place to 10 a.m. Mr. Bohr’s family suggests that memorial contributions be made in Al’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512; or to Pawz 2 Adopt, 87 S. Four Mile Run Road, Youngstown, OH 44515. Please visit kinnickfuneralhome.com to view and share this obituary, and to send condolences online to Al’s family.

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