Nicholas Enoch, 82, of Minerva, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in Aultman Hospital.
He was born Nov. 19, 1929, in Malvern to Peter and Anna (Kangrega) Hinich. He retired from PCC Airfoils in Minerva, where he was a maintenance mechanic for 30 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and the Korean War. He was a member of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North Canton, the American Legion Post 357 in Minerva and the Minerva VFW Post 4120. He delivered Minerva Community Meals and was involved in Minerva community functions for many years.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Enoch, who died in 2002; daughter, Shelley (First) Locke; son, Richard First; five sisters, Caroline Enoch, Eva Hunter, Dorothy Enoch, Ella Hudson and Marla Enoch; and five brothers, George, Joseph, Mike, Joe and Steve Enoch. He is survived by a daughter, Marilyn (Richard) Enoch-Fankhouser of Mt. Joy, Pa.; sister, Laura Leyda of Minerva; three grandchildren, Sherri First of Enterprise, Ala., Richard Fankhouser of Mt. Joy, Pa., and Heather Fankhouser of Mt. Joy, Pa.; and two great-grandchildren, Taylor and Richard Fankhouser, both of Mt. Joy, Pa.
Funeral services were held Sept. 4 in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with the Rev. Tim Hawkins officiating. Burial with full military honors was in East Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Minerva American Legion Post 357. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.