SALEM - Alex D.J. Hrovatic, 19, of Salem, Ohio died at 5:20 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 at the St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Youngstown from injuries sustained in a fall.
He was born Feb. 10, 1993, in Alliance, Ohio, the son of Richard and Angie (Hrovatic) Johnston.
Alex was a 2011 graduate of Salem and worked for Witmer's Construction & Steel Buildings.
He was a member of Boy Scout Troop #3, and made Eagle Scout on April 14, 2010. Alex enjoyed hunting, fishing, truck mudding and the great outdoors.
Survivors include his parents, Richard and Angie of Salem; two brothers, Dylan Cook of Salem and Troy Johnston of Salem; grandparents, Dave and Cheryl Hrovatic of Salem and Richard and Doreen Johnston of Salem; great great- grandmother, Hazel Sneltzer of Salem; great-grandmother, Delores Capel of Salem; great-grandparents, James and Barbara Hrovatic of Salem; aunt, Reana Johnston of Salem and uncle, David Hrovatic II of East Rochester.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Rusty W. Savage officiating. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Boy Scouts Troop #3, First Presbyterian Church, 436 East 2nd Street, Salem, OH 44460.
This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family online at www.starkmemorial.com.