Kenneth Peter Mauro, 74, passed away on September 18th, 2021 at University Hospitals Geneva Medical Center in Geneva, Ohio.
He was born in Ashtabula on May 11, 1947, the son of Peter and Shirley (Kendall) Mauro.
Kenneth graduated from Edgewood High School in Ashtabula in 1967. Shortly after graduating he proudly enlisted in the United States Navy and served his country from 1967-1971.
On February 12, 1977 Kenneth married the love of his life, Theresa Petro, together they raised two wonderful children and shared 44 years of marriage together.
Kenneth worked for P.M. Maintenance for thirty-five years and from 2000-2018 he was the Superintendent of the Ashtabula Township Cemeteries.
Kenneth enjoyed many interests and hobbies: he loved working on and remodeling his back yard, he served as an OSHAA umpire and truly enjoyed his time spent serving as a Coach at St. John’s School. Kenneth was part of the Harbor High School Football Games Chain Gang for many years then moved on to being part of the Chain Gang at St. John’s School. Kenneth’s true source of happiness and joy was spending time with his beloved family; he loved being “Papa” to his seven grandchildren whom he adored.
Kenneth is survived by his loving wife, Theresa (Petro) Mauro, his children: Melanie Hammond and Kenny (Halina) Mauro; and his grandchildren: Mallory (David Krzys), Harley, Lily, Ben, Mariabella, Airyella and Roman.
He is preceded by his parents, his grandparents: Stephanie (Michael Mauro) and Pascal D’Angelo, and Edwin and Elsie Kendall; and his in-laws Rachel and Elmer Petro
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 1200 E. 21st Street, Ashtabula. Ohio. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.
The Czup Funeral Home is honored to be handling the arrangements for the Mauro family.