ROCK HILL, S.C. — Alex Vuchak, 89, handed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, surrounded by his loving and devoted household.
Alex was born April 2, 1933, in Brookfield, the son of James and Mary Vuchak.
He leaves behind his spouse of 68 fantastic and loving years, Charlotte Lee Vuchak of Sharon, Pa.; three sons, Alan (Chris) Vuchak of York, S.C., Dan (Darlene) Vuchak of Rock Hill, S.C. and Jerry Vuchak and accomplice, Lance of Omaha, Neb. He departs six grandchildren, Kyle, Kevin, Lisa, Erin, Candice and Joshua; 14 great-grandchildren; and his brother, Andrew (Ana) Vuchak of Brookfield.
Alex graduated from Brookfield Excessive College in 1951, the place he served as class president and excelled in sports activities, turning into a standout in soccer, basketball and baseball. On account of his scholastic and athletic achievements, he obtained a soccer scholarship to Thiel Faculty, from the place he graduated in 1955 with a Bachelor of Arts diploma in historical past. In 1968, Alex obtained his Grasp of Arts diploma in steering counseling from Westminster Faculty.
Alex and Charlotte have been married in 1953 and settled in Vienna. He started a instructing profession, first in neighboring Fowler, and later, Newton Falls. He moved on to Howland Excessive College in Howland, the place he spent a lot of his profession. He retired at Howland in 1986 from a steering counselor position. Along with instructing and counseling, he coached soccer, basketball and monitor for many of his profession. Alex was enthusiastic about mentoring younger college students to success as a instructor, steering counselor and coach, and touched the lives of many consequently. Willie Davenport, who went on to change into a 1968 Olympic gold medal and 1976 bronze medal winner, was one of many many athletes Alex coached in highschool.
Alex was a member of Nationwide Training Affiliation, Ohio Training Affiliation, Ohio College Counselors Affiliation, Howland Classroom Lecturers Affiliation, Trumbull County Coaches, Ohio Retired Lecturers Affiliation, Trumbull County Retired Lecturers Affiliation, Howland Retired Lecturers Affiliation and the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity. In 2015, he was inducted into the Trumbull County Sports activities Corridor of Fame.
Alex stayed lively in his retirement years, working for a number of charities, chief amongst them Meals on Wheels. He loved spending time with household and buddies and was additionally very bodily lively in biking along with his spouse, exploring most of the biking trails in Japanese Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. Alex is well-known for his massive coronary heart and mild soul, exhibiting kindness and compassion to all he met. He might be deeply missed.
A personal service of household and shut buddies is being deliberate for a later date.
Donations in Alex’s reminiscence might be made to Trumbull County Meals on Wheels, www.trumbull