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Alice Cernich

April 10, 1924 — August 16, 2022


Alice Cernich, 98, of Girard, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at Shepherd of the Valley. Alice was born April 10, 1924 in Warren, Ohio, the daughter of  Joseph and Anna (Kanaus) Umeck. She graduated from Niles McKinley High School and Youngstown Hospital School of Nursing and worked as a  registered nurse for 35 years at North Side Hospital.

Alice was a member of St. Rose Church, St. Rose Catholic Women's Club where she was a former officer, SNPJ Lodge, Golden Eagle's, Youngstown Nurses Association and their Retired Association.  In her spare time, Alice enjoyed painting, gardening, cooking and baking; especially pies, shopping, traveling, and dancing with her late husband Joseph.

Alice leaves to cherish her memory her children; Paul (Patricia) Cernich of Niles, Paulette (Carter) Jones of Outer Banks, NC,  and David (Ellen) Cernich of Pittsburgh; sister Bea (John) Matuszwski; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, Alice is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Cernich, whom she married May 21, 1949 and died February 18, 1987; son Joseph Cernich; sister Rose Cherne and her brothers Joseph Umeck Jr., William Umeck and Edward Umeck.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, August 19th, 11:00 AM at St. Rose Church, where the family will receive relatives and friends from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Alice will be laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery next to her husband. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to American Cancer Society:, in Alice's memory.

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