Victor “Vic” Chelsea, 90, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital, with his family by his side.
He was born March 26, 1928, in Leavittsburg, the son of the late Philip and Rafila Chelsea.
Vic was a graduate of culinary school in New Haven, Ct. He retired from Copperweld Steel Corp. Vic was a member of Holy Resurrection Romanian Orthodox Church in Warren. He enjoyed traveling, fishing, hunting, dancing, cooking and having family gatherings.
Vic served our country in the U.S. Army during World War II in Japan and also was a cook in the Merchant Marines.
He is survived by his daughter, Diane Marie Chelsea of Streetsboro; a sister, Virginia Lupu of Cortland; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marie B. Chelsea, whom he married July 11, 1959, and who passed away March 23, 1989; two brothers, John and Philip Chelsea; and a sister, Mary Streza.
Family and friends may pay their respects 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Holy Resurrection Romanian Orthodox Church, 1836 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483. A service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, with the Rev. Jonathan Cholcher officiating. Burial will be in Pineview Cemetery in Warren.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made, in Victor’s name, to Holy Resurrection Romanian Orthodox Church, 1836 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483 or the Trumbull County Military Honor Guard AM LG 540, 5789 Louise Ave. NW, Warren, Ohio 44483.
Arrangements are being handled by the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.