HOSTINA, Frank B. "Rusty," age 58, of Toronto, OH, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at the Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.
He was born February 27, 1954, in Steubenville, OH, the son of the late John and Wanda Dyer Hostina.
Rusty is a Catholic; a 1973 graduate of Toronto High School and an avid Green Bay football fan.
His memberships include: Toronto Masonic Lodge 583 F.&A.M. where he was to be installed as Master of the lodge in December of 2012; Toronto Royal Arch Masons 221; Toronto Bowling League; and formerly of the Toronto Sons of the American Legion.
Rusty was an emergency medical technician and had worked for the Tri-County Ambulance Service of East Liverpool, OH, AMR Ambulance Service of Bridgeville, PA and Absolute Ambulance Service of Pittsburgh, PA.
He was a 12-year volunteer member and had served as a board member, vice-president and president of the Toronto Emergency Medical Service of Toronto, OH; was employed by Ambulance Service Inc. of Steubenville, OH, and the Toronto Emergency Medical Service Joint Ambulance District of Toronto, OH
Rusty is survived by his wife, Carol Lynn Dawson Hostina, whom he married August 9, 1996; sister, Mary Beth Hostina Robertson of Toronto, OH; daughter, Brandi Dixon and husband, Rick of Steubenville, OH; nieces, Lori Robertson and husband, Eric Gronning, and Billie Jo Robertson, both of Washington, D.C. and Renae Robertson of Steubenville, OH; several great- nieces and nephews; an aunt, Juanita Bletch of Toronto, OH; and many, many friends.
Visitation hours for Rusty will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, November 2nd, at the Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto, where a celebration service of Rusty's life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 3rd with the Reverend Father Thomas Vennitti officiating.
Toronto Masonic Lodge services will be held 7 p.m. Friday, and there will be a service by the Toronto Emergency Medical Service at 7:30 p.m. Friday, both at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Rusty may be sent to the Toronto Masonic Lodge Frank "Rusty" Hostina Fund, 711 Rear Logan St., Toronto, OH 43964
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