David G Sohayda

March 11, 1948 ~ October 19, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

David Sohayda Obituary

David G. Sohayda passed away Thursday October 19, 2023, at his home.

He was born on March 11, 1948, in Warren Ohio to Steve G. Sohayda and Elizabeth Eberle (Szekely)

David graduated from Youngstown State University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science. He began working as a respiratory therapist in 1972 at St. Elizabeth Hospital and was later promoted to Manager of Cardiopulmonary Services. He was a member of the Ohio Respiratory Care Society, American Association of Respiratory Care and an Eagle Scout.

He was a member of St. Pat’s church and in his free time enjoyed fishing and hunting. He loved a fine culinary experience, spending time with his family; especially his grandchildren who were a joy for him. Watching football and bantering with his daughter was something he also loved. David really enjoyed traveling, exploring beautiful beaches, and collecting seashells.

David leaves behind to cherish his memory; his beloved wife of nearly 22 years; Mary Frances Sohayda, 3 sons; David “Paul” Sohayda (Carlie) of Richmond Hill GA, Jonathan Kesic (Rita) of Wadsworth OH, Matthew Kesic of Raleigh NC, daughter April Sohayda Walters (Jason) of Charlotte NC, brother Timothy Sohayda (Tammy), sister Barbara J. Sohayda and 9 grandchildren.

David was preceded in death by his mother and father.

Calling hours will be on Thursday November 2nd, 2023, from 12pm-1pm with services and burial will follow at 1pm at Crown Hill Burial Park Chapel Mausoleum.

In Lieu of Flowers, monetary donations can be made to the Youngstown Community Food Center at P.O Box 3587 Boardman, Ohio 44513 or visit them at

Services were entrusted to Selby T.J Fox Funeral Home.

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Funeral Service
November 2, 2023

1:00 PM
Crown Hill Chapel Mausoleum, Vienna


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