Dolores M. Yeager 1932-2014

NEWTON FALLS – Dolores Mae Yeager, 81, of Newton Falls, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Briarfield Manor in Austintown.

Dolores was born May 23, 1932, in Canfield, to Frank and Laura Cochel Lanterman. She has lived in Newton Falls since 1959.

On Jan. 5, 1953, Dolores married Howard Yeager Sr. They were blessed with 58 years of marriage before his passing on July 4, 2011.

Dolores retired from Jackson Milton School District after 20 years as a secretary and treasurer.

Dolores attended the First Church of God in Newton Falls. She was a member of the church bowling league and the bus ministry. Dolores enjoyed quilting, sewing, needlepoint and gardening.

Loving memories of Dolores will be carried on by her daughters, Jeanette Sickle of Newton Falls, Theresa (Roger) Fox of Panama City, Fla., and Barbara Yeager of Ravenna; her son, Howard (Betty) Yeager Jr. of Newton Falls; sisters, Evelyn Prozy of Diamond and Phyllis (Jim) Harmon of Canfield; brothers, Frank (Nancy) Lanterman of Berlin Center, Jack (Virginia) Lanterman of Salem, Charles Lanterman of Berlin Center, William (Cathy) Lanterman of Diamond, Jim (Rosemary) Lanterman of Canfield and Dale (Linda) Lanterman of Canfield; sister-in-law, Marie Lanterman of Berlin Center; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Dolores was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Howard; sister, Bernice Pike; and brother, George Lanterman.

Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at James Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the First Church of God, 426 W. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH 44444.

Dolores will be laid to rest next to her husband, Howard, in Lutheran Cemetery.

The family requests that contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 4630 Richmond Road, Suite 240, Cleveland, OH 44128.

Arrangements have been entrusted to James Funeral Home, 8 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH 44444; 330-872-5440. Family and friends may view Dolores’s obituary online and send condolences to her family at

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