American Veteran 02

Joseph Hornung

January 23, 1949 ~ April 10, 2019 (age 70)

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Warren – Joseph Hornung, 70, entered into eternal life Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

          He peacefully passed away of natural causes surrounded by family and under the care of Hospice of the Valley.

          Joseph was born January 23, 1949, in Linz, Austria, the son of the late Jacob and Theresia (Welzer) Hornung.

          He was a 1965 graduate of John F. Kennedy High School. Joseph served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War as a Medical Corpsman. Joseph was a member at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish (St. James Church) in Warren. He was very devoted to his Catholic Faith. He enjoyed wood carving, creating works of art, studying history, and spending time with his family.

          Joseph leaves his loving wife Mary Emily (Bielecki) Hornung whom he married in 1983, his children Kenneth J. (Jennifer) Bielecki of Niles, Thomas M. Hornung of Warren, Daniel E. Hornung of Medina, Sarah M. (Keith) Hayes also of Medina, Philip S. Hornung of Warren, Matthias F. Hornung of Columbus, and a brother Jacob Mergl of Niles, a sister Mary Morris of Mineral Ridge, and a grandson Alexander Bielecki.

          Family and friends may pay their respects Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home 727 E Market St. Warren, Ohio.

          A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, April 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish (St. James Church in Warren) with Rev. John Lody officiating, preceded by a 9:20 a.m. prayer service at the Funeral Home.

          Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Champion, where an Honor Guard service will take place.

          In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Joseph’s name to Akron Children’s Hospital One Perkins Square Akron, Ohio, 44308.

          Family and Friends may visit to view this tribute, sign the guest book and share condolences to Joseph’s family.


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April 14, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home
727 East Market Street
Warren, OH 44481

Prayer Service
April 15, 2019

9:20 AM
Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home
727 East Market Street
Warren, OH 44481

Mass of Christian Burial
April 15, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish-St. James Catholic Church
2532 Burton Street SE
Warren, OH 444484


Akron Children’s Hospital
One Perkins Square, Akron OH 44308

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