Obituaries

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Marian Nicholson

WARREN — Marian Nicholson, 88, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 20, 2017, with her loving family by her side. Marian always will be remembered and loved by her family and friends for her kindness, her generosity and her sense of humor. She was a wonderful, wife, mother, ...

Jane A. King

BRISTOLVILLE — Jane Anita King, 82, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born Feb. 24, 1934, in Cleveland, the daughter of the late Peter S. and Margaret Drypsiak Kop. She was raised in Mespotamia and graduated from Bloomfield High School. Jane was a ...

Avanell G. Boucher

WARREN — Avanell G. Boucher, 95, passed away and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at her home with her family by her side. She was born May 13, 1921, in Dixonville, Pa., the daughter of the late Floyd and Grace Lydic Lightner. Avanell married Richard ...

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Julia Bevelaqua

WARREN — Julia Bevelaqua, 95, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at Gillette Nursing Home in Howland. She was born Aug. 11, 1921, in Rankin, Pa., the daughter of the late George and Elizabeth Rohac. She came to Warren in 1942 and served in the U.S. Navy Waves as a Seaman 1st Class during ...

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Jerome A. Dietz

LIBERTY — Jerome “Jerry” A. Dietz, 69, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, Jan. 19, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Jerry was born July 2, 1947, in Youngstown, the son of Charles J. and Josephine Bettura Dietz. He was a 1965 graduate of Liberty High School and then ...

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Catherine G. Horning

MIDDLEFIELD — Catherine G. Horning, 85, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at the Symphony at Mentor Assisted Living Home. She was born Dec. 9, 1931, in Wickliffe, the daughter of William H. and Marjorie Bradford O’Ryan. Survivors include her children, Bill Gibbs of The Woodlands, Texas, ...

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Eda V. Petrosky

WARREN — Eda V. Petrosky, 86, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at her residence and is now in heaven with the angels. She was born Oct. 30, 1930, in Niles, the daughter of the late Aniello and Angeline Villecco. She was a 1948 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and had ...

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Carol S. Bates

MESOPOTAMIA — Carol Staib Bates, 96, of Mesopotamia, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at Briar Hill Health Care in Middlefield. Carol was born Dec. 12, 1920, in Huntsburg, the daughter of Carl John and Dorothea Ann Grace Staib. She resided in Akron until June 1936, and graduated from ...

Sadie L. Tomlinson

MECCA — Sadie L. Tomlinson, 87, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, after a long courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born May 29, 1932, in Franklin, Pa., the daughter of Arthur A. and Mae G. Beach Dunlap. Sadie moved to Mecca as a teenager, where she met the love of her ...

Mary O. Stull

AUSTINTOWN — Mary Olive Freeland Stull, 84, formerly of Warren, passed peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Humility House in Austintown. She was born April 13, 1932, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late James and Mae Eastman Freeland. Mary is survived by her son, Harry (Lori) ...

Deaths elsewhere

NORMA L. CRAMER, 86, Liberty. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Church Hill United Methodist Church, Liberty. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, church. INTERMENT: Belmont Park Cemetery. WALTER C. CRAWFORD, 92, Warren. SERVICES: noon Tuesday, Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 11 ...

Service pending

CORRINE ASHLEY, of Liberty, formerly of Warren, died Saturday at Liberty Health Care. (McFarland and Sons)

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Norma L. Cramer

LIBERTY — Norma L. Cramer, 86, formerly of Liberty, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Grace Woods Village in Niles. Norma was born July 20, 1930, in Hubbard, the daughter of Alva and Ruth Huff Lowry. Norma worked for Packard Electric, retiring in 1995. She was a member of ...

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Jerome A. Dietz

LIBERTY — Jerome “Jerry” A. Dietz, 69, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, Jan. 19, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Jerry was born July 2, 1947, in Youngstown, the son of Charles J. and Josephine Bettura Dietz. He was a 1965 graduate of Liberty High School and then ...

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David L. Gray Jr.

VERNON — David Leroy “Buddy Dave” Gray Jr., 50, of Vernon, died Wednesday evening, Jan. 18, 2017, at his sister’s home in New Wilmington, Pa., of cancer. He was born Nov. 14, 1966, in Sharon, Pa., the son of David Leroy Gray Sr. of Hartford and the late Donna Mae Black Gray, who died ...

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Jacqueline M. Johnson

WARREN — Jacqueline “Jackie” Mae Johnson, 78, of Warren, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Hospice House. She was born Aug. 17, 1938, in Sharon, Pa., the daughter of the late John and Florence Scott Regis. Jackie was a home health care aid. She is survived by her daughters, Jody ...

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Scott R. Prokop

NEWTON FALLS — Scott R. Prokop, 38, of Newton Falls, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Wyant Woods Care Center in Fairlawn. On Feb. 27, 1978, in Warren, Stephen and Vicki Lutz Prokop welcomed the birth of their son, Scott. Scott was a Boy Scott and achieved the ...

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Mabel Smith

HOWLAND — Mabel Smith, 90, of Howland, passed away at Trumbull Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2017, after a brief illness. She was a daughter of the late John Demzak and the late Anastasia Pawlack Demzak. She was born at her family’s home on Jan. 22, 1926, in Howland, and ...

Services

RICHARD E. BEATTY, 61, Leavittsburg. SERVICES: 4 p.m. Saturday, Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, funeral home. INTERMENT: Meadow Brook Memorial Park, Warren. WALTER C. CRAWFORD, 92, Warren. SERVICES: noon Tuesday, Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, Warren. ...

Services pending

JULIA BEVELAQUA, 95, of Warren, died Friday at Gillette Nursing Home. (Peter Rossi and Son Memorial Chapel). ROY A. BLACKSTONE SR., 90, of Warren, died Thursday at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. (McFarland and Son Funeral Services). AVANELL G. BOUCHER, 95, of Warren, died Thursday at home. ...