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Eugene Joseph Bakos

December 9, 1929 — September 16, 2023


Eugene Joseph Bakos, age 93, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2023, at Windsor House O’Brien Memorial Home of Masury. Born December 9, 1929, in Cortland, Ohio,  the son of the late Joseph and Katherine (Smith) Bakos. Eugene proudly served in the United States Navy from 1947-1951, and the United States Naval Construction Battalions (Navy Seabees) from 1966-1968. He then went on to serve in the United States Army Reserves in 1970 before being honorably discharged in 1989. Throughout those years, he was a skilled mechanic, fixing just about anything. A homebody, Eugene enjoyed fishing and hunting in his spare time.
He is survived by his daughter, Eugenia (Thomas) Twitchell of Mecca, Ohio, sons, Jeffrey (Beth) Bakos of Kinsman, Ohio, and Neil Bakos of Minnesota; 8 grandchildren, Josh (Ann), Katie (Chris), Kristeen, Keith, Kelly, Kyle, Tyler, and Travis; great-grandchildren Leanna and Hannah; sister, Esther Mollica; brother, Daniel Bakos. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ernie and David Bakos.
A graveside service will take place Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at 1:00 PM at West View Cemetery, State Route 7, Vernon, Ohio, with military honors.
Memorial contributions in Eugene’s name may be made to Mahoning County Veterans Service, 345 Oakhill Ave., Suite 100, Youngstown, OH, 44502. Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Kinsman handled the arrangements, please share a fond memory or condolence at

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Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

West View Cemetery, Ohio, Vernon

, Kinsman, OH 44428

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