FINNEY, Sean Joseph, age 38, of Lee Ridge Road, Steubenville, OH, passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2013, at the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH .
He was born May 3, 1975, in Steubenville, OH.
Sean was a member and Assistant Fire Chief of the Pleasant Hill Volunteer Fire Department where he had been a member for 24 years joining the department at age 14; was Division 1 representative for the Jefferson County Fire and E.M.S.; was Division 1 coordinator for the Jefferson County Tanker Task Force.
His employment has included the Steubenville Ambulance Service, Inc. where he was a dispatcher and an E.M.T and the Checker Cab Co. where he was a dispatcher coordinator.
Sean was a 1993 graduate of Steubenville Catholic High School and a graduate of the Akron University School of Fire.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Robert and Hilda Finney; maternal grandparents, Clarence W. “Red” and Frances Elizabeth (Peters) Parrish and an infant brother, Adam J. Finney.
Sean is survived by his parents, John Joseph and Kay (Parrish) Finney, of the family home; sisters, Erica Finney of Barberton, OH and Kassondra “Kassey” (Michael) Minor of Steubenville, OH; brothers, Joshua Finney and Ryan Finney, both of Steubenville, OH; niece, Cameron “Cami” Minor, of Steubenville, OH and was anxiously waiting the arrival of his new niece or nephew.
Visitation hours for Sean will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday, December 27 at the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main St., Toronto.
A celebration service of Sean’s life will be held Friday at 8 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Tommy Mills officiating.
Memorial contributions in memory of Sean may be made to the Catholic Central High School, 320 Westview Ave., Steubenville, OH 43952 or the Pleasant Hill Volunteer Fire Department, 3297 State Rt. 213, Steubenville, OH 43952
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