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Dorothy Doretta (Harris) Brady of Garrettsville, OH

Dorothy Doretta (Harris) Brady, 93, of Garrettsville, passed away surrounded by her loving family on February 17, 2017. She was born on September 23, 1923 in Dartmore, West Virginia to William (Hound Dog Bill) and Naomi (Murphy) Harris. Dorotha married the love of her life, Charles R. Brady, Sr., on March 2, 1940. Charles passed away...

Katherine Ann Kothera of Hiram, OH

Katherine Ann Kothera, 95, of Hiram, passed away on January 20, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 25, 1921 to Joseph and Catherine (Greicar) Skiba in Cleveland, Ohio. She spent most of her adult life living in Hiram. She graduated from John Marshall High School in Cleveland in 1939, and after graduation she...

Bernard O. McFrederick of Windham

Bernard O. McFrederick 80 of Windham died Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Burton Health Care Center in Burton, Ohio. He was born July 3, 1936 in Savannah, Ohio to the late Clement O. and Addie (Phillips) McFrederick. Bernard attended Windham Baptist Church and was a brick maker for HarbisonWalker International. Survivors include his children Kimberly (Bill) Sponaugle of Akron...

In Memoriam: Alice Skiles of Windham, OH

Alice Skiles, 92, of Windham, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2015 at her residence, with her family by her side. She was born November 8, 1922 in Little Summit, PA to Sebastian and Elsie (Marx) Seese. Alice was a member of the Windham United Methodist Church and enjoyed cleaning house. She is survived by her son, Harry (Lowella) Skiles of Windham; grandchildren, Tracy Roper, Scott and Harry Skiles; great-grandchildren, Jimmy, Teva, Haley, Hanna and Sophie. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles Nelson Skiles; brothers, Harry, John, Alvin and Charles; sister, Mary Elizabeth; grandchild, Denise and great-grandchild Jason. Burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Laurel Hill, PA.

Edward John Novotny of Nelson Twp., OH

Edward John Novotny, age 82, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017. He was born November 8, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio to Edward and Mary (Cerny) Novotny. He was a die maker and retired from Ford in Walton Hills. Edward was in the Army reserves. Edward married Arleen Thompson on August 6, 1960. They were married 56...

Wilbur H. Livengood of Garrettsville, OH

Wilbur H. Livengood, 84, of Garrettsville, passed away May 12, 2017. Born August 23, 1932 in Greensboro, PA, to Vincent and Irena (Ingram) Livengood. He was preceded in death by his brother Earl and his sisters Ruth and Wynona. Wilbur drove truck for Kroger Foods-Solon for 26 years and for General Electric-Ravenna for 10 years. He enjoyed traveling, listening to...

Gloria Ann Mulhern of Windham, OH

Gloria Ann Mulhern, 79, beloved wife to Willis Mulhern, was called to her eternal resting place on April 15, 2017 after an extended battle with COPD. She entered this world on July 2, 1937 in Pittsburgh, PA, born to Howard and Kitty Nix. She is survived by her husband Willis and five children; Michael, Patrick (Cheryl), Dennis (Jennifer), Timothy...

In Memory: Leo A. “Lee” Scerba of Freedom Township, OH

Leo A. “Lee” Scerba, 77, of Freedom Township, passed away on October 12, 2015, surrounded by his family.  He was born on February 23, 1938, to Adam and Joann (Meus) Scerba.  Lee married the love of his life, Carol Zimmer, on October 6, 1976. Lee was honored to serve as a Sentinel of the Old Guard at the Tomb of...

Henry Hecky Jr.

Henry Hecky Jr., 88, of Garrettsville, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 14, 2015.  He was born on December 21st, 1926 in Akron, OH, the second child of Henry and Rose E. (Seifert) Hecky.  In April of 1927 the family moved to Garrettsville where Henry Sr. purchased the Ford agency from Paine and Quirk who...

Marie Miller of Windham, OH

Marie Miller, 72, of Windham, passed away on March 2, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 6, 1944 in Ravenna, Ohio to foster parents, James L. and Opal S. (Spencer) Kline. She was blessed to marry the love of her life, Bruce Miller on August 8th 1970. She enjoyed camping and picnics, hosting family...

In Memoriam: Diana L. Waldrop (Coffman) of Pembina, ND

Diana L. (Coffman) Waldrop, 50, of Pembina, ND passed away Friday, March 6, 2015 at the Pembina County Memorial Hospital, Cavalier, ND. Diana Lynn Coffman was born May 20, 1964 in Cleveland, OH to Donald E. and Sandra L. (Hathaway) Coffman. She grew up in Hiram, OH, graduated from Crestwood HS in 1982. She worked at Parker-Hannifin and Eaton Corp. She married John McGhee of Chagrin Falls, OH and they had two children, Sara and Dillon. She Married Daniel Waldrop and moved to Pembina, ND, where she worked at Norman Jenson Brokerage. Survivors include her children: Sara and Dillon McGhee. Both of Pembina, ND; mother Sandy Coffman, Hiram, OH; siblings: Deb Coffman, Ravenna, OH – Don (Cyndi) Coffman, Northport, FL – Dan Coffman, Northfield, OH – Kathleen Miller, Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Sheryl (Joe) Dufey, Warren, OH – Jude (Curt) Thomas, Grand Junction, CO – Sue Holm, Marietta, GA; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Donald. Diana was able to give the gift of sight to someone, by donating her eyes upon her death. A memorial service will be held at Hiram Christian Church in the near future. A time of fellowship will follow at the church.

Lois (Frederick) Liddle of Newton Falls, OH

Lois (Frederick) Liddle, age 86 of Newton Falls, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at St. Joseph Eastland Hospital in Warren. She was born on July 8, 1930 in Warren, OH, the daughter of the late John C. & Dorothy (Helms) Frederick. She married the love of her life, Richard E. Liddle Sr. on May 27, 1950 and...

Doris L. Barnett of Nelson Twp., OH

Doris L. Barnett, 82, of Nelson passed away on Monday March 6th surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 23, 1934 in Latrobe, PA to Chester and Bertha (Kintz) Short. She was a former Administrative Assistant at General Electric and was the former owner of Kool Lakes. Doris was an avid gardener, a member of the Silver...

Vincent “Vince” Shahan of Ravenna, OH

Vincent “Vince” Shahan, 56, of Ravenna, passed away on February 14, 2017. He was born on November 24, 1960 in Ravenna, Ohio to Robert and Rebecca (Dietrich) Shahan. He loved football, baseball and basketball. Vince enjoyed waterfowl and collected decoys. He always called to check on his mom and family. Vince is survived by...

Stanley S. Savitts of Garrettsville, OH

Stanley S. Savitts, Jr., 54, of Garrettsville, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on May 10, 2017. He was born on September 11, 1962 to Stanley and Margaret (O’Donnell) Savitts, Sr. in Ravenna, Ohio. He enjoyed farming, hunting and fishing. Stanley was a skilled butcher and was known for his annual pig...

Elaine H. Fetsko of Garrettsville, OH

Elaine H. Fetsko, 87, of Garrettsville, passed away on December 13, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on November 30, 1929 to Paul and Marie (Rohal) Rakoczi in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church where she was a volunteer. Elaine was a true prayer warrior and a faithful...

Lila Mae Barker of Macedonia, OH

Lila Barker

Lila Mae Barker, 91, of Macedonia, passed away on November 24, 2015 surrounded by her family.  She was born on September 3, 1924 to Howard and Maude (Simmons) Mace in Elkins, West Virginia.   Lila married the love of her life, Glen, on May 3, 1952. Lila was a former police dispatcher in Windham, Ohio for many years.  She enjoyed...

Judith A. Babyak of Newton Falls, OH

Judith A. Babyak, age 73 of Newton Falls passed away peacefully with family by her side on Monday, January 9, 2017. She was born on October 29, 1943, in Warren, Ohio, the daughter of the late Robert D. DeForest & Doris Anita (Clark) DeForest. Judith was raised on a farm in Braceville with her parents and sister Nancy, along with...

Frederick R. “Fred” Lange of Freedom Twp. – Mantua

Frederick R. “Fred” Lange, 73 years of age passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at UH Portage Medical Center surrounded by loved ones. He had bravely battled cancer for eighteen months. Fred was born December 17, 1943 in Freedom Township to Robert A. and Rose (Pinter) Lange. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother,...

In Memory of Clarence M. Moore of Hiram, OH

Clarence M. Moore, 91, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, January 29, 2015. He was born and raised on the family farm in Hiram, Ohio. The farm was originally settled by Benjamin Hinkley Moore in 1813.  He was the son of Frank and Ruth (Messenger) Moore, and was a member of the Hiram Christian Church. While in high school,...

William Don Perrine of Newton Falls, OH

William Don Perrine, age 87, of Newton Falls passed away peacefully into eternal life on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at his home. He was born on April 3, 1929 in Gassaway, WV the son of the late Dexter B. & Nellie Rosetta (Singleton) Perrine. Don married the love of his life, Donna L. Langley on February 21, 1957 and they...

Dann S. Timmons of Windham Township, OH

Dann S. Timmons, 63, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on October 25, 2016 at home in Windham Township. Dann was born on November 17, 1952 to Sterling and Jean (Miller) Timmons. Growing up in Auburn Township he developed a love for agriculture. Dann soon became an important member of the family farm and had...

William Anderson of Cookeville, TN

  William Anderson 87 of Cookeville, TN formerly of Garrettsville,  OH passed away on July 30, 2016. Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.  Bill served honorably in World War II and the Korean War for the United States Marine Corps. Bill is survived by his wife of 55 years, Jean (Morgan) Anderson of Cookeville; TN, two daughters, Diane and...

Edna “Maxine” Ellison of Nelson Twp., OH

Edna “Maxine” Ellison, 89, of Nelson, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 9, 2017. She was born on March 24, 1928 to Melvin Burdett and Ethel Smith at Alma, Ohio. Maxine married the love of her life, Homer Ellison, on September 1, 1944. In October of 1986, Maxine and Homer were sealed for all time...

Sharon (Moore) Huntsman of Newton Falls, OH

Sharon (Moore) Huntsman, 70, passed away February 7, 2017 at her residence in Newton Falls, Ohio.  She was born October 20, 1946 in Morgantown, W.V., to the late Lloyd and Leora (Shahan) Moore.  Sharon was a resident of Dellslow, W.V., until moving with her parents and siblings to Windham, Oh in 1959.  She graduated JA Garfield High School in...

Marvin J. Perrine of West Farmington, OH

Marvin J. Perrine, 49, of West Farmington, passed away with his loving family by his side on Monday January 16th 2017 after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. He was born May 15th, 1967 to Arthur and Mildred (Ellison) Perrine in Ravenna, Ohio. He loved to hunt and fish and was a member of Ducks Unlimited and Whitetail Unlimited....

In Memoriam: James D. Carpenter of Garrettsville

James D. Carpenter, 86, of Garrettsville, passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at his residence.  He was born October 1, 1928 in Braxton County, WV to Floyd and Iva Lee (Howes) Carpenter.   James married Elva on November 2, 1953.  He proudly served in the United States Army. James was a member of the First Baptist Church of Garrettsville. ...

James Benjamin Knowlton of Nelson Twp., OH

James Benjamin Knowlton, 91, of Nelson, passed away suddenly due to an accident on April 26, 2017. He was born on April 11, 1926 in Warren, Ohio to Robert and Beatrice Knowlton. James married the love of his life, Martha Hahn, on February 8, 1947. He is survived by his wife, Martha; sons, Don Knowlton and Rob (Cheryl) Knowlton both...

Anne Spolarich “Nana” of Garrettsville

Anne Spolarich “Nana” of Garrettsville, passed peacefully Monday, February 27,2017 at the grand age of 92. She was born March 2, 1924 in Union Town, Pennsylvania to Joseph and Mary Bratina. Anne moved to Solon, Ohio where she would later meet her one true love, Albert Spolarich. Anne would later help her husband accomplish many great things. Together they...

Rev. James D. Angle of Aurora, OH

Rev. James D. Angle, 86 years of age, became Our Gift to God on Thursday September 22, 2016 at his residence in Aurora. Rev. Angle was God’s Gift to Us on May 19, 1930 in Meadow Bluff, West Virginia the son of the late Lancy and Lucy (Moore) Angle. A resident of Aurora the past 57 years, Rev. Angle...

Lois A. Warat of Garrettsville, OH

Lois A. Warat, 62, of Garrettsville, went home to our Lord on Thursday January 12, 2016 at University Hospital Portage Medical Center. On August 6, 1954 in Warren, Allen J. and Frances Bancroft Newcomb welcomed the birth of their daughter Lois. She was a 1972 graduate of James A. Garfield High School. Lois was a member of the Newton Falls...

In Memory of Eric David Faber

Eric David Faber, 51 years of age of Garrettsville, passed away Tuesday January 20, 2015 at his residence. Eric was born on November 20, 1963 in Carbondale, Illinois, the son of Robert J. and Dorothy E. (Armour) Faber. A resident of Garrettsville the past 18 years, Eric had been employed at Silver Creek Organic Farms in Hiram the past 20 years where he took great pride in working with the horticultural aspect of the operation.

In Memoriam: Daniel Eugene Miller of Freedom Township

Daniel Eugene Miller, 75 of Freedom Township passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center.  He was born February 12, 1940 in Bainbridge, Ohio to the late William Jennings Bryan Miller, Sr. and Elizabeth J. (Helmuth) Miller.  Dan served in the Air Force from 1957 - 1976. He was stationed in Vietnam, French Morocco,...

Arthur “Bud” Whitney of Garrettsville, OH

Arthur “Bud” Whitney, 100, passed away on Saturday, January 17, 2015, one year to the day after his beloved wife of 74 years, Rose. He was born October 6, 1914 in Freedom Township to Harry and Gladys (Simpson) Whitney. He owned and operated the Western Auto General Store in Garrettsville, Ohio for 20 years. He enjoyed trips to the cabin in Canada and his Florida home. Arthur loved going on family picnics, hunting, fishing, golfing, going for lake trips and traveling the entire lower 48 with his wife, Rose.

Thomas John Sevc

Thomas John Sevc, 58 years of age, passed away Saturday February 21, 2015 at University Hospitals-Geauga Regional Medical Center in Claridon Township, Ohio. Born in Garfield Hts., Ohio on March 8, 1956, he was the son of Steve J. and Rose Mary (Mahoney) Sevc,Sr. A graduate of Maple Hts. High School in 1974, Tommy  had resided in the Shalersville...

Evelynne Elizabeth Troyer Spencer of Hiram, OH

Evelynne Elizabeth Troyer Spencer died peacefully in her sleep in her Hiram, OH home on April 15, 2017.  She was born to Walter and Alta Mowl Troyer on December 16, 1917 in Aurora, OH, Portage County in the Connecticut Western Reserve. Her father’s family was of Mennonite heritage.  Her parents lived on adjoining farms on Aurora-Hudson Road, then after marriage...