WARREN — Nicholas James “Nick” Kachenko, 88, of Warren, passed away on Friday evening, Dec. 3, 2021, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center.
Nick was born on Aug. 7, 1933, in Warren, a son of John and Anna Miller Kachenko.
He was a graduate of Leavittsburg High School and then enlisted in United States Navy. Nick was honorably discharged for his service.
Upon his return, Nick married the love of his life, Guillermina Perez, and together they shared 60 years of love and marriage.
Nick worked as a grinder and welder for many years and enjoyed a well-deserved retirement from American Welding.
Besides his work, Nick was an avid Cleveland sports fan, cheering on the Cleveland Indians and Browns every year. He also was a “Price Is Right” buff, rarely missing an episode. Nick enjoyed playing cards, watching old Westerns and playing the harmonica. Most of all, he loved his family, and he will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Nick will always be remembered by his wife, Guillermina Kachenko; daughters, Susan (Patrick) Knapp and Nancy Kachenko; siblings, William “Oscar” Kachenko, Maxine Jamison, Mary Anne Gorby and Janice Doomis; sister-in-law, Gracie Archer Perez; and brother-in-law, John Perez.
Besides his parents, Nick was preceded in death by two children, Nicky and Nicole Kachenko; brother, Robert and John Kachenko; sisters, Margaret Lunder, Helen Galbincia and Betty Packman; mother-in-law, Juanita Perez; father-in-law, Guillermo Perez; and brother-in-law, Willy Perez.
Family and friends may visit and pay tribute to Nick from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, at the Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home of Warren, 727 E. Market St.
A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Family and friends may visit www.sinchakand
sons.com to view this obituary and leave condolences for the family.