The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


December 4, 2013

George S. Hoberney

WILLOUGHBY HILLS, OHIO — HOBERNEY – George S., 76, Willoughby Hills, Ohio, since 1972, formerly of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 2013, in Willoughby Hills. Born Jan. 25, 1937, in Lilly. George was a resident of Willoughby Hills and member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, after moving from Cleveland Heights in 1972. He was the owner/operator of a refrigeration company and belonged to Benscreek Social Club in Pennsylvania. In his free time, George enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, boating, taking care of his dogs and listening to country and Polka music. He will be well remembered as a loving father with a good heart who was hardworking and a good provider. Survivors include his spouse of 56 years, Rita (Tutsock); sons, George Jr. and Brian; daughters, Malinda Miozzi (Russ), Denise Mertik (Joe) and Annette Drocton (Jerry); and grandchildren, Jeff Miozzi (Melissa); Nicole McEwen (Garrett); Stacey and Jackie Miozzi; Jerry, Laura and Mathew Drocton; and Daniel, Greggory and Kenneth Hoberney; great-grandchildren, London and Katie Miozzi; brother, Walter (Maryann); and sisters, Carrie Mitsko, Ann Ference and Veronica Charvat (Paul). He was a dear uncle and great-uncle of many. Preceded in death by parents, Albert and Angeline (Latoche) Hoberney; sister, Rose Sterbackey (John, deceased); and brothers-in-law, Bill Mitsko and Nick Ference. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 37932 Euclid Ave., Willoughby, Ohio, 44094. Burial following at All Souls Cemetery, Chardon, Ohio. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of George from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott Funeral Home of Willoughby Hills, 28890 Chardon Road (between Bishop Road and Route 91), Ohio. For online obituaries, condolences and order flowers, visit

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