WARREN — Thomas J. Steinmetz, 75, of Warren, passed away Friday, March 11, 2022, at the Cleveland Clinic, after a brief illness.
He was born Oct. 24, 1946, in Warren, a son of the late Dale H. and Lillian E. Weita Steinmetz.
Tom graduated from Warren G. Harding High School in 1964 and attended Youngstown State University. He was employed by Delphi Packard Electric for 38 years as an electrician until his retirement.
He was a member of the Ashtabula Yacht Club, where he was fondly known as “Corvette Tom.” He enjoyed playing tennis, sailing, spending time with friends and visiting the local wineries. His hobbies included collecting music and movies.
Tom is survived by the love of his life, Penny Yanick of Warren; a brother, Dale (Marilyn) Steinmetz of Hawaii; his sister, Karen Whiting of Ashtabula; his nieces and nephews, who affectionately called him “TJ”, Raegina and Stephanie Steinmetz, Susan (Russell) Hardin and Barbara (Robert) Michael; his great-nieces and great-nephews, William (Angela), Lauren and Jason Whiting, Shaun (Sasha) and Rachel Hardin and Cassandra (Lauren), Nicholas and Matthew Michael; and by his great-great-niece and great-great-nephews, Natalie and Will Whiting, and Nolan Michael.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents and by his nephew, William D. Whiting.
A gathering of remembrance will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in his name.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home, Leetonia. Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.familycareservices.com.