Howard "Gene" Eugene CarderMarch 18, 1944 ~ April 13, 2017 (age 73)
Howard Eugene “Gene” Carder, 73, of Warren and formerly of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 1:15 a.m. in St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown following a short illness.
Gene was born on March 18, 1944 in Denver, Colorado the son of the late Bernard and Margretha Carder.
A Veteran of the United States Army, Gene served his country abroad during the Vietnam War as a field medic with the 1st Calvary Division. He would make a career in the United States Military retiring after more than 10 years of service.
Gene was a member of the Bolindale Christian Church and was an avid bowler.
Gene is survived by his companion of many years Sandra L. Stitle Williams of Warren; step daughter Shirley L. McIntroy of Warren; sons John Carder of Mechanicsburg, PA and Scott (Melissa) Carder of Leesburg, FL; a daughter Tammie (David) Keefer of Carlisle, PA; 10 grandchildren; a step granddaughter Tiffany (fiancé Jeremy Morgan) Browning of Warren and two step great grandchildren James and Makaylynn Morgan. He is also survived by the mother of his children Gladys Klinger Carder of Mechanicsburg, PA.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter Tina Cruz.
Calling hours will take place on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. in the Sinchak & Kaszowski Funeral Home, where a Parlor service will take place at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.
Burial will take place in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio.
Caring and Professional Arrangements for the Carder family are under the direction of the Sinchak & Kaszowski Funeral Home, 330-392-5691. Family and Friends may visit www.sinchakandsons.com to view this tribute and share condolences to the Carder family.