Theresa A. Straw

WARREN – Theresa A. Straw, 82, passed away peacefully Friday, May 2, 2014, at Hospice House in Poland.

Theresa was born Dec. 30, 1931, in Warren, a daughter of the late William John and Rhoda M. Spencer Butler.

Theresa was a self-employed cosmologist. She enjoyed sewing, teaching crafts to her children and collecting carousel horses.

Her husband, Samuel L. Straw, passed away on Sept. 10, 1988.

Theresa’s memories will be cherished by her children, Samuel L. Straw of Warren, James (Vicky) Straw of Warren, Beverly (William) Cooper of Warren, Cheryl (William) Davies of Leavittsburg and Donna Craft of Leavittsburg; two sisters, Ruth Montelese of Champion and Vicky Default of Newton Falls; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husband, Theresa was preceded in death by a daughter, Cynthia Sue Straw; and six sisters, Elizabeth Zackeroff, Helen Hofmiester, Florence Collins, Eleanor Overholt, Mary Snyder and Sue Oberlin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, Va., 22312, in Theresa’s name.

Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road N.E., Warren, where a funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m.

Interment will follow in Champion Township Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road N.E., Warren, Ohio, 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated To Serving Your Loved Ones. This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to

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