Carolyn M. Sembach 1946-2013

NEWTON FALLS – Carolyn Marie Sembach, 67, passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on Jan. 1, 1946, in McKees Rocks, Pa., the daughter of Michael Stephen and Matilda A. Myers Darak.

Carolyn married the love of her life, Larry J. Sembach on May 25, 1979, and he survives.

She was a stay-at-home mother raising two children, and has lived in Newton Falls all of her life.

Carolyn loved going to garage sales, taking in pets and rescuing them, and most of all she loved to spoil her two grandchildren.

Memories of Carolyn will be carried on by her loving family, her husband, Larry Sembach of Newton Falls; two sons, Stephen R. Bate of Newton Falls and Matthew and Janet Bate of Braceville; two sisters Mary Lou Stacey of Newton Falls and Patricia (Ronald) Flanigan of Newton Falls; two brothers, Michael (Dolores) Darak of Warren and Norman (Sue) Darak of Wilson, N.C.; and two grandchildren, Dillon and Dalton Bate of Braceville.

Per Carolyn’s wish, cremation has taken place.

The family will recieve friends at the James Funeral Home in Newton Falls from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH 44444; 330-872-5440.

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