WARREN - Ellen Preto, 81, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013, at St. Joseph Health Center following a lengthy illness.
She was born March 24, 1932, in Warren, the daughter of the late Audley and Mary Kearns Hoyes.
She graduated from Warren G. Harding High School in 1950. She was employed at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in the insurance department for 23 years and retired in 1992.
Ellen is survived by her husband, James M. Preto; children, Stephen J. Preto and Jeanne M. Smith, both of Warren, Barbara Ford of Tulsa, Okla., and Linda Ellen Clark of Niles; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Her parents; a sister, Doris Thomas; and a son, Paul M. Preto, preceded her in death.
Private family services will be held.
Material contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church, 301 High St. N.E., Warren, OH 44483.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road N.E., Warren, OH 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated to serving your loved ones.