Alaina Dian Erhardt passed on March 21, 2021. She was 37. Alaina was born in Youngstown Ohio on July 4, 1983 to Edward and Sharon Erhardt. She was a member of Poland Presbyterian Church. Alaina is a New Springfield High School graduate with an Associate's degree in business from Trumbull Business College. Alaina was a secretary for Zion Lutheran Church. She also worked as a store clerk for Speedway. Alaina was a major force in the success of her family's barbecue business. In her younger years she was an avid dancer and gymnast. She was a 4H member throughout school. Alaina was active in cheerleading, choir and even spent time as the school's mascot. It should be noted that there was a time in her life where she struggled with addiction and honestly didn't know if she would ever overcome it. But in the end Alaina succeeded in beating her problems and at the time of her passing she had been sober for over 2 years. Regardless of all her setbacks in life, whether personal or health related , she remained a happy person who loved her life and her family. She will be remembered for her bubbly, inviting personality.
Alaina is survived by her parents, Edward and Sharon Erhardt of Poland Ohio; fiance', Ryan Arnold Kosek,of New Springfield, Ohio; son, Parker; daughter, Raelyn; brother, Eddy Jr. of Columbiana, Ohio; great aunt Dian McNab of San Diego California; grandmother, Kay Weyer of Palmetto Florida, grandmother Georgia Ramhoff of Boardman, Ohio; niece, Enid Kay Erhardt and nephew Edward (Tripp) Erhardt III as well as many cousins and a host of aunts and uncles.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Poland Presbyterian Church , 2 Poland Manor, Youngstown, Ohio 44514 at 11:00am. Friends may call at 10:15am.
In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted for the Alaina Dian Erhardt Memorial Children's Fund , Farmers National Bank, 106 McKinley Way, Poland, Ohio 44514 (330) 757-7508
Arrangements are being provided by Augustine Funeral Home, 75 E. Midlothian Blvd. 44507 (234) 254-8403
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