EAST PALESTINE - Sander R. Kerestes, 90, of Highland Avenue, passed away at 11:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 at Essex III of Salem.
Mr. Kerestes was born March 4, 1923 in Enon Valley, Pa., a son of the late Kerestly and Barbara Ault Kerestes. Prior to his retirement, he had been a self-employed heavy equipment operator, working in the coal mines of Tennessee and Kentucky. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in World War II, and had attended Our Lady of Lourdes Church.
He is survived by his wife, the former Donna Marie McKee; and three daughters, Lorraine Kolar of East Lake, Maureen Kerestes-Russell of Hollywood, Fla., and Christine Filip of Austintown. Mr. Kerestes also leaves a grandson.
A funeral service will not be observed. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Arrangements were with the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home.