|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1913|
|Death: ||Apr., 2005|
Louis E. Pack, 92
YOUNGSTOWN – Louis E. Pack, 92, of Glacierview Drive, passed away Monday morning at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Mr. Pack was born Jan. 1, 1913 in Youngstown, a son of Michael and Anna Floch Pacek, was a 1933 graduate of Chaney High School, and lived in this area much of his life.
Mr. Pack was a career military serviceman, serving as a Chief Warrant Officer in the U.S. Army for 23 years. He received several honors, including The Purple Heart. He fought during the invasion of Normandy during WWII, and helped liberate thousands in Germany with the M48 Tank Company.
Following WWII, Mr. Pack was assigned to the ROTC Department at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, where he served as an adjunct professor of military service for eight years. In 1952, he was assigned to Austria, and after years of distinguished service, retired from the military in 1957. From 1960 to 1976, he served the Army Reserves as an administrative technician and a supply technician.
Mr. Pack was a lifelong member of the Holy Name of Jesus Church, and was a member of St. Brendan's Senior Citizens.
Mr. Pack leaves his wife, Elizabeth Havrila Pack, whom he married Oct. 10, 1942 at the Holy Name of Jesus Church; a daughter, Carol (Dr. David) Kirkner of South Bend, Ind.; three grandchildren, Kelly, Jack and Laurie Kirkner; and two brothers, William (Ann) Pack of Warren, and Victor (Margaret) Pacek of Youngstown.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Robert Pack; two brothers, Dominic Pack and Edward Pack; and a sister, Bridget.
Lou is now in heaven with his beloved son, Robert, and will be missed dearly and forever by his wife, daughter, grandchildren and all who knew and loved him.
Family and friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m., at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road in Youngstown.
Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, and at 9:30 a.m. at the Holy Name of Jesus Church.
Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 840 Southwestern Run, Youngstown, OH 44514 and to Hospice of the Valley, 5910 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512.
This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent on-line through www.kinnickfuneralhome.com.
Created by: jlmc
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Uncle Louie, the family misses you|
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