Stephen Robert Shkuratoff, 71, of Meadville, passed away, Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Meadville Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 22, 1945 in Crossingville a son of Stephen Shkuratoff and Anna L. Bogardus.
Steve was employed with Gum Acres Farm in Cochranton for over 30 years and had served his country with the US Army. During his time in the army he was injured in Vietnam and received a purple heart.
He was a member of the Moose Lodge #2505 and the Lucky 13 C.B.'ers.
Steve enjoyed fishing but loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, attending his family reunion, and spending his birthday at the Crawford County Fair.
Steve is survived by two daughters, Charity L. Flaugh of Meadville and Stephenie R. Shkuratoff of Meadville; a son Peter J. Shkuratoff and his wife Tina of Meadville; grandchildren, Samantha Young and her husband David, Sandra Buzzard, Chase Shkuratoff-Rhoades, Tyler and Jesse Parady, Carl and Angela Daniels, Lacy and Cierra Shkuratoff, Timothy Herring, and Jacob, Isabella, and Noah Shkuratoff; a great grandson, Conner Daniels; two sisters, Diana L. Gilbert and her husband Jim of Crossingville and Della M. Roseberry and her husband Robert of Ardmore, Alabama; the family he cherished at Gum Acres Farm; and a special friend and neighbor, Jeff Murdock.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister and brother in law, Judy and Arden Willy; and his first wife and mother of his children, Jessie Roseberry.
Family and friends are welcome to call on Tuesday, July 18th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Ryan M. Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 544 Chestnut Street, Meadville. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 19th at 10:00am with Pastor David Brumagin, officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Steve's Memory to the family in care of Ryan M. Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 544 Chestnut Street, Meadville.
Please share a memory or condolence with the family on Steve's Book of Memories online atwww.warrenfh.com.
Published on July 17, 2017