Terry Michalak

STRUTHERS- Terry R. Michalak, 50, of Struthers, formerly of East Palestine, passed away at 11 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at the Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Salem, where he had been a patient for the past ten days.

Mr. Michalak was born Feb. 21, 1963 in Salem, a son of the late Robert and Darla Kinciski Michalak. Prior to becoming ill, he had been employed as a driver with Hay’s Orchard, Columbiana. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife, the former Lisa M. Wynn; two daughters, Jami Grace, Struthers, and Jackie Michalak, Ft. Myers, Fla. and three grandchildren. Mr. Michalak also leaves a brother, Tim Michalak, and two sisters, Gabrielle Valez, Texas, and Ronnee Mangie, Henderson Nev.

The family will receive friends at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8. A funeral service will not be observed.