Obituaries

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Rose Leskovec 1919-2017

NILES — Rose Leskovec, 98, passed away early Friday morning, Nov. 17, 2017, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital, following a long and fulfilling life. Rose was born Nov. 11, 1919, a daughter of the late Mike and Mary Sennyk Brutka, and was born, raised and a lifelong resident of the McKinley ...

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Charles R. Parisi Jr. 1988-2017

AUSTINTOWN — Charles “Chucky” Richard Parisi Jr., 29, passed suddenly Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Chucky was born Feb. 3, 1988, in Warren, a son to Charles Richard Parisi Sr. of Niles and Jodi Ann Carr Sforza of Berne, Ind. Chucky went to Niles McKinley High School and was an exceptional ...

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Jeanetta L. Keener 1965-2017

CARROLTON, Texas — Jeanetta Lee Keener, 52, formerly of Warren, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, in Carrolton. Jeanetta was born Sept. 19, 1965, in Ravenna, a daughter of Noah and Virginia Keener. She graduated from Howland Christian High School in 1983. Jeanetta was employed in the ...

Services

JUANITA BROWN, 56, Merced, Calif. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Nov. 25, Niles First Church of the Nazarene. VIVIAN L. BRYANT, 69, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday, Pineview Memorial Park, Warren. DANIEL M. CICO, 69, Middlefield. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Saturday, Lighthouse United Methodist Church, East ...

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Judith A. Howard 1940-2017

YOUNGSTOWN — Judith A. Howard, 77, died Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 8, 2017, at Omni Manor. She was born May 20, 1940, in Newton Falls, a daughter of Paul L. and Bertha M. Beardsley Evans, and was a lifelong area resident. Mrs. Howard, a 1958 graduate of Newton Falls High School, was a ...

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Walburga E. Everett 1929-2017

WARREN — Walburga “Wally” E. Everett, 88, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at home. She was born Oct. 12, 1929, in Mannheim, Germany, the daughter of Sebastian Wolfgang and Barbara Kress Sturm. She had worked as a supervisor for environmental services at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. ...

Services pending

JOHN E. MOSKO, 87, of Warren, died Thursday at St Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. (Sinchak & Kaszowski) KAREN SMITH, 65, of Champion, died Friday at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. (Staton-Borowski)

Frank L. Ramage 1921-2017

CLAYSVILLE, Pa. — Frank L. “Pap Frank” Ramage, 96, of Claysville, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at the Washington Hospital. He was born Feb. 4, 1921, in the family home in Claysville, the son of the late Robert Bruce Ramage and Ione Linville Ramage. On June 27, 1939, he married ...

Services

ROBERT J. BONANNO, 82, Niles. SERVICES: noon Friday, St. Stephen Church, Niles. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Holloway-Williams Funeral Home, Niles. BURIAL: Niles City Cemetery. JUANITA BROWN, 56, Merced, Calif. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Nov. 25, Niles First Church of the Nazarene. ...

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Louis A. Lucia 1925-2017

WARREN — Louis A. Lucia, 92, passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at home. He was born June 23, 1925, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late Louis A. and Theresa Flocco Lucia. After graduating from New Utrecht High School, Brooklyn, in 1943, he enlisted in the U. S. Army, where he served ...

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Ray L. Butcher 1938-2017

WARREN — Ray L. Butcher, 79, of Warren, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at his daughter’s home in Youngstown. He was born Jan. 18, 1938, in Clarksburg, W.Va., and had lived in Ohio since 1966. A 1956 graduate of Washington Irving High School in Clarksburg, Ray retired ...

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Joseph L. Chambers 1945-2017

WARREN — Joseph L. Chambers, 71, of Warren, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. He was born Nov. 27, 1945, in Mineral Ridge, the son of Lee and Ermajean Hess Chambers. He lived most of his life in Mineral Ridge and worked as a truck driver. Survivors include his daughters, Michele Odom ...

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Juanita Shaffer Brown 1960-2017

MERCED, Calif. — Juanita Shaffer Brown, 56, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. Juanita was born Nov. 10, 1960, to Carl and Kathryn “Betty” Brickley Shaffer of Niles. She grew up in the Niles area and graduated from Howland High School and Gordon D. James Career ...

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Kenneth R. Flight 1957-2017

WARREN — Kenneth Ray Flight, 60, of Warren, passed away Sunday morning, Nov. 12, 2017, at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. He was born Aug. 23, 1957, in Warren, a son of James A. and Wilma Davis Flight. Ken was a 1975 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. He held various jobs ...

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Robert J. Bonanno 1935-2017

NILES — Robert J. Bonanno, 82, of Niles, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Autumn Hills Care Center. He was born July 14, 1935, in Warren, the son of Paul V. and Mary Mark Bonanno. Bob was a member of St. Stephen Church in Niles. He retired from Packard Electric after 30 years of service ...

Jean Van Huffel 1936-2017

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Jean Van Huffel, 81, entered eternal life Monday, Nov. 9, 2017. She was born Sept. 22, 1936, in South Bend, Ind., to the late James Cummings and Ella Parent. She married Phillip Van Huffel on May 7, 1955. During a long career as wife, homemaker and social ...

Juana A. Zahoransky 1934-2017

FARMDALE — Juana A. Zahoransky, 83 years young, of Farmdale, went to Heaven on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber in Columbus. She was born May 18, 1934, to the late Silvestre and Ruth Alonzo Aguayo. Juana was a graduate of John Hay High School. Juana was a die-hard ...

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Jason M. Yarris 1983-2017

WARREN — Jason Mark Yarris, 34, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at his residence. A cause of death is pending. He was born July 28, 1983, in Cleveland, the son of Donna Yarris. He is survived by his mother; his sister, Tina; and his grandparents, William Yarris and Jeanne Guzzo. ...

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Edward M. Bolyard 1942-2017

KINSMAN — Edward M. Bolyard, 75, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Cortland Health Care Center. He was born March 6, 1942, in Grafton, W.Va., the son of Esther Bolyard. He worked at Republic Steel for 44 years. He is survived by his wife, Wendi L. Dodd Bolyard of Kinsman; sons, Jason ...

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Yvonne Foos 1936-2017

WARREN —Yvonne “Janine” Foos, 80, of Warren, passed away Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, surrounded by her family at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. She was born Dec. 17, 1936, in Coalton, W.Va., the daughter of the late Thomas L. and Esta M. Woods Richardson. On Aug. 21, 1956, Janine ...