BOARDMAN - Michael Francis Thornton, 64, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Health Center, Boardman.
He was born Dec. 5, 1948, in Youngstown, the son of William and Mary Devaney Thornton.
Mike was a veteran of the United States Army Reserves and retired from General Motors in Lordstown.
He leaves behind his wife, Susan Hill-Bennett Thornton; two daughters, Jennifer Nicastro of Boardman and Tammy Yavorsky of Austintown; five grandchildren; a brother, William Thornton; and a sister, Kathleen Scarmack.
Mike was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.
There will be a funeral service held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, Boardman.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will take place in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Boardman.