Orrville — George “Mitch” Bacan, age 77, of Orrville, died Friday, June 11, 2021, at his home in Orrville, following a period of declining health.
Mitch was born on July 5, 1943, in Point Marion, Pennsylvania, to the late George Mitchell Sr. and Beatrice Irene (Hixon) Bacan and married Esther P. Harvey on November 5, 1965, in Jefferson Boro, PA. Esther died on May 13, 2018.
He worked in several occupations including the Quality Castings Company and Bowman Cleaners in Orrville, retiring in 1989.
Mitch enjoyed fishing in his youth and, more recently, watching his Westerns on TV and shopping garage sales and flea markets.
Surviving are his daughter, Jonnie Krysten Michelle Bacan of Fort Lauderdale, FL; two grandsons, Doran and Tyler Bacan; niece, Cathy Bacan of Orrville, nephews, Shawn and Matthew Lasich, both of Clairton, PA; and two sisters, Melvina Medvidovich and Levina Lasich, both of Clairton, PA.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by infant children, James Paul, Katherine Lyn, Dammon Mikle, David Stephan, and Madilene Irene Bacan; brother, William B. Bacan; and sister, Joan Hixon.
There will be no public services. Cremation will take place and burial will take place at the Round Hill Cemetery in Elizabeth, PA.
Memorials may be made to defray funeral costs, c/o Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, OH, 44667 .
Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at www.aublefuneralhome.com.