The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

May 15, 2013

Chester J. ‘Lucky’ Black

1983 Sharon graduate was diesel mechanic

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---- — MINERAL RIDGE, Ohio – A funeral service will be held Friday for Chester J. “Lucky” Black of 1470 Prospect St., Mineral Ridge, formerly of Sharon. He passed away unexpectedly Saturday evening, May 11, 2013, after an accident at his home. He was 47.

Mr. Black was born May 18, 1965, in Logansport, Ind., a son of James L. Black Sr. and Eva Mae Porterfield Black.

He was a 1983 graduate of Sharon High School.

Chester had worked as a diesel mechanic for more than 10 years at Cerni Motors, Niles, Ohio. Previously, he had worked at Uniserve in Brookfield.

Chester loved art, bowling, hunting, fishing, working on vehicles and spending time with his children.

His survivors include his daughter, Marissa N. Black; and his son, Spencer R. Black, both Sharon; his sister, Sue Ann Lutton and her husband Brian, New Castle; and his four brothers, Rusty Mitchell and his wife Connie; Pete Black; James L. Black Jr. and his wife Bennae; and Joseph F. Black and his wife Carla, all Sharon.

Also surviving are his former wife, Barbara Mitcheltree Black; and a niece, Christina Ewing and her husband Mark, all Sharon; along with many stepnieces and stepnephews.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101; or American Heart Association, 840 Southwestern Run, Youngstown, OH 44514.


Chester J. “Lucky,” 47, of 1470 Prospect St., Mineral Ridge, Ohio, formerly of Sharon.

Calling hours: Friends are invited to call from 5 p.m. to time of service Friday (5-17-13) in HAROLD W. STEVENSON FUNERAL HOME, 264 E. State St., Sharon. Condolences to the family may be expressed by visiting

Service: Funeral service at 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with the Rev. Edward L. Dailey Jr., pastor of Beth Emmanuel Fellowship, Sharon, officiating.

Interment: Oakwood Cemetery, Hermitage.