Violet "Vi" Recchie

September 6, 1924 ~ March 5, 2019 (age 94)

Violet Recchie, 94, of Steubenville, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on September 6, 1924, a daughter of the late Samuel C. & Anna Godich Winovich. She had been a Primary Sunday School teacher and Adult Sunday School teacher at Finley U.M. Church, which she had attended since the age of six. Violet was on various church committees and was instrumental in starting the church newsletter with two other members. She retired from Kaufmann’s. She enjoyed reading and trivia, but especially looked forward to the weekly visits and movie night with her “adopted” grandchildren : Monique, Aidan, Daniel, Elizabeth and Mary Sammut. She also cherished the random acts of kindness from their parents, Dr. Stephen & Joanne Sammut.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Eusebio, sisters Cecelia Yuricic & Dorothy Winovich and nephew Michael Yuricic.  Violet is survived by her son Robert (Deloras) Recchie of San Antonio, TX; daughters Barbara Recchie of Cary, NC and Susan (Mark) Michael of Canton, OH; grandchildren Anjeanette (Dale) Giddings of San Antonio, TX, Danielle Evans of Columbus, OH and Jonathan Duncan of Santa Fe, NM. Also surviving are great granddaughters Isabella & Elizabeth Giddings, along with several nieces and nephews.  Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, OH on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. with Rev. Rick Dawson officiating. Entombment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.



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