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Official Obituary of

Barry R Schecht

June 28, 1936 ~ February 23, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Barry Schecht Obituary


Barry Ronald Schecht beloved husband, father, father-in-law, brother, brother-in-law, cousin, son and friend passed away peacefully on February 23, 2024 
surrounded by his wife and loved ones.
Barry was the son of Max and Helene Schecht born on June 28, 1936, in 
Newark, New Jersey. He was an only child until 7 years later when his baby 
brother Robert Schecht was born. 
He was a well dressed, debonair man. He owned several men’s clothing stores 
in Cleveland, Youngstown and Sharon, PA. He enlisted his children to star in his 
personally written commercials that made him a local celebrity. One of his 
noteworthy commercials had him playing pool against a poodle. Another with him 
clad in only boxers and a suit jacket. He was great dancer, fond of limericks and 
jokes. He would laugh so hard that he cried. He would hum when he ate 
particularly tasty culinary delights. He looked forward to planning and traveling to 
amazing places with his brother and sister in law, best friends, Bob and Rita 
He is survived by his beloved wife Sheila of 64 years, his daughter Jacci Kogan 
(Neil), son Howard Schecht(Marla), brother Robert Schecht(Cinde), 
grandchildren: Michael Pinhasi (Amy Yoder), Alexandra Pinhasi, Jessica 
Schecht, Sami Schecht, Brittany Schecht (Daniel Cavese), many cousins, and 
Services will be at 11am Sunday, February 25 at Shriver Allison Courtley Weller 
King Funeral home in Youngstown Ohio, where friends and family may visit at 
1030am. Followed by an interment at TOD Homestead Cemetery (Rodef Sholom Section) on 2200 
Belmont Ave in Youngstown.
There will be a livestream of the service on Zoom, for those unable to attend. The 
meeting ID 83584322321 passcode 136531. In lieu of flowers, please make 
donations to either Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County or Pancreatic 
Cancer Research. Shiva reception to follow interment at Ohev Beth Sholom, 
1119 Elm Street in Youngstown.
Arrangements have been entrusted to The Shriver-Allison-Courtley-Weller-King Funeral Home.
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February 25, 2024

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Shriver-Allison-Courtley-Weller-King Funeral Home
292 Madison Ave
Youngstown, OH 44504

Funeral Service
February 25, 2024

11:00 AM
Shriver-Allison-Courtley-Weller-King Funeral Home
292 Madison Ave
Youngstown, OH 44504


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