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Lance-Michael DeFalco

May 7, 1985 ~ January 30, 2022 (age 36)


WARREN - Lance-Michael DeFalco, 36, passed away at 5:10 p.m. on Sunday January 30, 2022 at the St. Joseph Health Center following a long illness. He was born in Youngstown, Ohio on May 7, 1985 the son of Tova (Butler) Dodgson and John DeFalco.

He was a graduate of Niles McKinley High School and enjoyed fishing. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Indians and The Ohio State Buckeye fan.

Lance-Michael is survived by his special daughter, Lillian DeFalco of Niles; mother and step-father Tova and Thomas Dodgson of Lake St. Louis, Missouri; father, John DeFalco of Howland; step-mother Melissa Rein of Warren; grandparents, Donald and Judith Butler; grandmother, Carolyn DeFalco; half-sister, Lindsey (Craig) Jordan of Savannah, Georgia; half-brother, Santino (Vinnie) DeFalco of Deerfield, Ohio; step-brother, Thomas Dodgson of Maryland and niece Adeline Jordan. Lance-Michael was especially close to all family which included many aunts, uncles, cousins and step-family but always had a special bond with uncle Michael and aunt Tina DeFalco; aunt Shonda Butler and uncle Matt Dodgson.  He was preceded in death by his grandfather John "Jack" DeFalco; aunt Lori Ann DeFalco and uncle Curtis Butler.

A celebration of his life will be held in the future.

Arrangements by the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home 126 West Park Avenue, Niles, Ohio 44446 330-652-4311.

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