Obituaries

Obi Allen, Roy

Roy J. Allen Jr.

WARREN — Roy James Allen Jr., 68, of Warren, passed away Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at his home. He was born Feb. 5, 1949, in Warren, the son of the late Roy James Allen Sr. and Olive Winyard Allen. Roy was a self-employed mechanic. He enjoyed watching TV, especially John Wayne movies and ...

obi Clise, George

George R. Clise

WARREN — George Robert Clise, 75, of Warren, formerly of Cumberland, Md., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at Hospice House in North Lima following a courageous battle with lung and bone cancer. He was born Oct. 24, 1941, in Red Hill, Md., the son of the late George ...

James R. Chance

WARREN — James Richard Chance, 74, of Warren, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at Signature Health Care in Warren. He was born Aug. 9, 1943, in Brushville, Ind., the son of Alvin and Irma Brown Chance. Jim had served in the National Guard and worked as a farmer and as a truck driver. ...

OBI_ Davis, Thomas

Thomas J. Davis

CHAMPION — Thomas John Davis, 24, went home to our Heavenly Father on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown surrounded by his family following complications from a seizure. Thomas was born April 24, 1993, the son of Richard T. and Theresa A. Romano Davis. ...

Teresa M. Portzer

VIENNA — Teresa Mary Portzer, 84, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at home after a long illness. Born March 1, 1933, she was one of the founding members of Queen of the Holy Rosary Parish, Vienna, where her Requiem Mass will be held. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Arthur; ...

obi Swick, Neva

Neva L. Swick

WARREN — Neva Lorraine Wilmouth Swick, 87, was called to eternal rest Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. She was born Nov. 23, 1929, in Buckhannon, W.Va., the daughter of Grant and Mary Lance Wilmouth. Neva was choir director of Burghill Baptist church for many years and attended Harvest Christian ...

Services pending

George L. Romo, 77, of Warren, died Sunday at his home. (Lane- Roberts Clark). Carolyn Ann Lander, 85, of Braceville, died Monday at her home. (James)

obi Vinion, James

James F. Vinion

AUSTINTOWN — James F. Vinion, 81 of Austintown, died Friday evening, Oct. 13, 2017, at Briarfield Manor. James was born April 30, 1936, in Youngstown, a son of the late Frank and Anna Margaret Brooks Vinion, and was a lifelong area resident. He graduated from Fitch High School in 1954 ...

obi Woodrum, Dennis

Dennis E. Woodrum

HOWLAND — Dennis E. Woodrum, 76, of Howland, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at home. He was born Aug. 31, 1941, in Warren, the son of Virgil Woodrum and Evelyn Stryker Woodrum Moore, and had lived in the area all his life. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Dennis attended Warren G. Harding High ...

OBIT-Edward Crawford

Edward G. Crawford

GUSTAVUS — Edward George Crawford, 90, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 26, 1927, in West Farmington, a son of Wilhelmina Zarske and J. Newton Crawford. Mr. Crawford served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked for the ...

Theda M. Nocera

WARREN — Theda May “Tyke” Nocera, 91, of Warren, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at Shepherd of the Valley in Howland. She was born Dec. 31, 1925, in Niles, Mich., a daughter of the late William James Green and the late Florence Pearl Champer. On Feb. 3, 1947, she ...

Services

WILLIAM E. ADAIR JR., 76, Belle Vernon, Pa. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Stephen Church. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, Niles. BURIAL: Kerr Cemetery. LEONA C. CORNICELLI, 94, Cortland. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark ...

obi Hendrickson Bryce

Bryce D. Hendrickson 1997-2017

McDONALD — Bryce Dean Hendrickson, 20, of McDonald, passed on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at his residence. Bryce was born Feb. 27, 1997, in Warren, the son of Brian Hendrickson and Tracy Pucevich Hendrickson. He had attended LaBrae High School where he played football. Bryce was fast and ...

obi Hall Juanita

Juanita M. Hall 1935-2017

NILES — Juanita M. Hall, 82, of Niles, passed away Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at her residence. She was born Sept. 8, 1935, in Daysville, Tennessee, the daughter of Raymond C. and Bertha E. Barnes Hodge. Juanita was a member of the Faith Baptist Church in Niles. She enjoyed cooking and ...

William E. Adair Jr. 1941-2017

BELLE VERNON, Pa. — William E. Adair Jr., 76, passed away at 11:42 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh following an extended illness. He was born April 14, 1941, in Warren, the son of William E. and Elizabeth T. “Libby” Law Adair Sr. He lived ...

obi Clark Deborah

Deborah L. Clark 1953-2017

VIENNA — Deborah L. Clark, 64, of Vienna, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at Gillette Nursing Home in Warren. She was born Oct. 6, 1953, in Warren, the daughter of Ralph and Audrey Baldine Bixler. Debbie worked as a secretary at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. Surviving are three cousins: ...

Services

MICHAEL L. BLACKWELL SR., 37, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Restoration Fellowship Church, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, church. LEONA C. CORNICELLI, 94, Cortland. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 7 ...

Services pending

TERESA MARY PORTZER, 84, of Vienna, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at her home. (Peter Rossi) DENNIS WOODRUM, 76 of Howland, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at his home. (Staton-Borowski)

obi Coe Alan

Alan C. Coe 1943-2017

SALINE, Mich. — Alan Charles Coe, 74, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Saline, Mich. Alan was born Feb. 16, 1943, in Saline, the son of Gerald W. and Ann E. Peters Coe. They preceded him in death. The details of Alan’s death were not announced as he felt it was more important to know ...

obi Free Miles Jr.

Miles K. Free Jr. 1924-2017

MEDINA — Miles K. Free Jr., 93, passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, in Medina. He was born May 8, 1924, in Warren, to the late Miles K. Free Sr. and Mary F. Valot Free. Miles honorably served as a sergeant the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. Upon returning from the war, he ...