Thomas S. Citino

SALEM — Thomas S. Citino, 87, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at his home.

He was born May 18, 1931, in Leetonia, Ohio, the son of the late Frank J. and Sophia (Zakaski) Citino.

Thomas retired in 1994 from the maintenance department at American Standard Co. with 44 years of service.

He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and was a graduate of Leetonia High School Class of 1950. Thomas was also a member of the Italian-American Club in Salem and Leetonia and the AMVETS Post 45 in Salem. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

His wife, Delores A. (Spalsbury) Citino, whom he married Sept. 30, 1973, preceded him on Feb. 28 2014.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Palmer of Plano, Texas, and James (Darlene) Palmer of Vienna; a daughter, Brenda Culler of Stow; a brother, Vincent Citino of Salem; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

A son, Kenneth Palmer, and a sister, Patricia Cope, also preceded him in death.

Per Thomas’ wishes, no services or calling hours will be held.

Arrangements were handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Thomas’ obituary may be viewed and condolences sent online at www.starkmemorial.com.


(Paid obituary)