Dash Edward Thomas Mitoska, age 3, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018. He was born June 4, 2015 in Lansing, Michigan.
Dash was a fun-loving little boy who enjoyed playing outside, riding his green buggy, jumping in bounce houses, playing with cars and going to Chucky Cheese. He loved Power Rangers, Paw Patrol and Sponge Bob, along with singing and dancing, playing in the water, and wearing his sunglasses. Dash always wanted his favorite hot fudge milkshake or chocolate milk, and he was known to be the model client when it came to getting his hair cut.
Dash is survived by his mom, Paige A. Patterson (Jason Poetker) of Wellston; dad, Jace E. Mitoska of Holt, Mich.; step-dad, Eric Downard of Wellston; grandparents, Kevin Patterson of Wellston, Kim Bishop (Rick) of Wellston, Eric and Angie Mitoska of Holt, Mich., and Mike and Maureen Poetker of Jackson; great-grandma, Debbie “Mimi” Ervin of Wellston; uncles and aunts, Michael Patterson (Ashley) of Zanesville, Tanner Mitoska of Holt, Mich., Jeremy Poetker of Jackson and Casey Poetker of Jackson; cousins, Eli, Florence and Owen Patterson of Zanesville; as well as several great-aunts, great-uncles and a host of cousins. Dash was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Mike and Sue Patterson and David Kelly; great-aunt, Carrie Patterson; and great-great-aunt, Mary Johnston.
Calling hours will be Friday from 5 to 7 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will follow the calling hours at 7 P.M. with President Caleb Orton officiating. Cremation will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Dash’s memory be given to the Wellston Public Library (for children’s story books), 135 East Second Street, Wellston, Ohio 45692 or Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School, 227 South New York Avenue, Wellston, Ohio 45692. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.mcwilliams-funeralhome.com