Obituaries

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Jeannette R. Farley 1919-2018

WARREN — Jeannette R. Farley, 98, of Warren, died Thursday afternoon, Jan. 18, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. She was born Nov. 10, 1919, in Edinburg, Pa., the daughter of the late Frank and Pauline Russo Fire. She was a longtime Howland resident. Jeannette was a 1938 ...

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Ciara K. Long 2000-2018

MASURY — Ciara Kay Long, 18, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at Akron Children’s Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer. Ciara was born Jan. 13, 2000, in Sharon, Pa. Ciara was student at Brookfield High School until her health prevented her from attending classes. She ...

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James D. Click 1940-2018

LEAVITTSBURG — James David Click, 77, of Leavittsburg, died Thursday evening, Jan. 18, 2018, at his home. He was born Oct. 23, 1940, in Charleston, W.Va., the son of the late William Kenneth and Mary Jewell Easterling Click. Jim was a 1959 graduate of Braceville High School. He ...

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Carrie Byrd 1922-2018

WARREN — Carrie Byrd, 95, passed away Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at Signature Healthcare in Warren, following an extended illness. Carrie was born Sept. 17, 1922, in Montgomery, Ala., a daughter of William Belser and Alberta Potts Belser. She attended the Montgomery School System. She ...

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James Quinlan 1945-2018

NILES — James “Jim,” “Big Red,” Quinlan, 72, of Niles, died at 1:20 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 11, 1945, in Warren, the son of John “Jack” and Willovene “Tillie” Seger Quinlan. Jim was a 1963 graduate of Howland ...

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Benjamin W. Stewart 2006-2018

WINDHAM — Benjamin William Stewart, 11, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at his home of natural causes. He was born Feb. 17, 2006, the son of Kelly W. Friend and Ada M. Stewart Friend. He was a member of the House of Praise in Newton Falls. Survivors include his parents; two ...

Services

PAUL H. BASSE JR., 74, Brookfield. SERVICES: 3 p.m. Saturday, Briceland Funeral Services, Brookfield. CALLING HOURS: 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, funeral home. INTERMENT: Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman. CLARENCE E. BATTISON, 92, Champion. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Lane Funeral ...

Services pending

LINDA C. FURILLO, 69, of Warren, died Saturday at Gillette Nursing Home, Warren. (Holeton-Yuhasz) AGNES ANN KOLAR, 102, died Friday at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. (Sinchak & Kaszowski) MARY ANN PAQUET, 86, of Warren, died Friday at her residence. (Staton-Borowski) MARY L. PETIYA, 89, ...

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John G. Zeller 1944-2018

SOUTHINGTON — John G. “Jack” Zeller, 73, longtime resident of Southington and recent resident of Niles, passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday morning, Jan. 17, 2018, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born May 10, 1944, in Warren, the son of John Fox Zeller and ...

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George W. Toles 1934-2018

WARREN — George W. Toles, 83, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at his residence. He was born June 22, 1934, in Braceville, the son of Theodore and Ella Barnes Toles. He was employed at W.C.I./Republic Steel. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Toles; his sons, George D. Toles of Fort ...

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Lula M. Sims 1936-2018

WARREN — Lula M. Sims, 81, of Warren, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at home. She was born Dec. 6, 1936, in Nettleton, Miss., the daughter of Ruben and Mary Johnson Sims. She was employed as an STNA at Horizon Village Rehabilitation Center. Survivors include two daughters, Lisa and ...

Julie A. Smith 1956-2018

WARREN — Julie A. Smith, 61, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at home. She was born Sept. 10, 1956, in Warren, the daughter of George and Beverly Diaquiti. She was employed as a waitress at several area restaurants. Survivors include three sons, Jeffrey of Florida, Jason Smith of Texas ...

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Catherine Kondolios 1940-2018

HOWLAND — Catherine “Katina” Kondolios, 78, passed away Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born Jan. 14, 1940, in Themina, Greece, the daughter of the late Nick and Eugenia Maligas. She came to Warren in 1950. Catherine was a member of St. Demetrios Greek ...

Larry F. Watson 1950-2018

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Larry Francis Watson, 67, of New Castle, Pa., passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, of natural causes. He was born Aug. 12,1950, the son of Barden T. and Helen B. Watson. Larry was a 1969 graduate of Girard High School and was previously employed as an auto detailer. ...

Services pending

RICHARD W. PETERSON, 76, of Warren, died Thursday at his residence. (Borowski Memorial Home) BENJAMIN STEWART, 11, of Windham, died Wednesday at his residence. (James Funeral Home)

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Emory R. Lane 1934-2018

HOWLAND — Emory Robert “Bob” Lane, 83, of Howland, passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, with his family by his side. Bob was born April 26, 1934, in Smithfield, W.Va., the son of Leonard and Emma Ater Lane. Bob retired from Packard Electric after 36 years as a tow motor ...

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Patricia I. Blue 1959-2018

NILES — Patricia Irene Van Ness Blue, 58, went home to her Lord and Savior on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Patricia was born July 31, 1959, in Youngstown, the daughter of Foster and Kathleen McGee Van Ness. She was a beloved daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandma, aunt and ...

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Anthony J. Ramunno 1951-2018

YOUNGSTOWN — Anthony J. Ramunno, 66, died unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital on Belmont Avenue. “Tony” was born July 6, 1951, in Pittsburgh, to Joseph A. and Mary A. Mancini Ramunno. Tony was a 1969 Chaney High School graduate. Shortly after ...

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Rebecca Botar 1931-2018

ESTERO, Fla. — Rebecca Botar, 86, passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at her residence in Estero, Fla. She was born Dec. 22, 1931, in Warren, daughter of Andrew and Christina Marta Botar. Rebecca was employed as an executive secretary for the former General Electric Trumbull Lamp ...

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Harold L. Miller 1931-2018

HOWLAND — Harold L. Miller, 86, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 14, 2018, at his home. Harold was born Jan. 16, 1931, in Coalburg, a son of the late Samuel and Macie Hunter Miller. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and served his country during the Korean War. He worked as a ...