Obituaries

Earl G. Monroe 1931-2018

CORTLAND — Earl G. Monroe, 87, passed away Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at the Hospice House in Poland. Earl was born March 3, 1931, in Warren, to the late George D. and Nellie Clark Monroe. Earl married the former Eileen W. Rudkin on Oct. 6, 1956, at St. Mary Church in Warren. He was employed ...

Services

KELLIE BINDAS, 48, Girard. SERVICES: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Boardman-Canfield Chapel. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home. HEIDI L. BRISTOL, 41, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Thursday, Staton-Borowski Funeral Home.CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, ...

Barbara J. Olbrych 1933-2018

COPLEY — Barbara J. Olbrych, 85, formerly of Youngstown, entered into eternal rest Sunday afternoon, Oct. 21, 2018, following an extended illness. Barbara was born May 3, 1933, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Joseph and Katherine Sopkovich Bresko, and lived almost her entire life in ...

Cletus L. McElrath 1924-2018

HARTFORD — Cletus “Dee” Louise McDonald McElrath, 93, was reunited with her husband when she passed away on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Born Dec. 7, 1924, Dee was the daughter of Fred and Maude Freed McDonald. She lived her entire life in Hartford. She married Earl Edward McElrath June ...

Jonathan P. Pate 1980-2018

WARREN — Jonathan P. Pate, 38, of Warren, passed away Saturday afternoon, Oct. 20, 2018, at his residence. He was born March 10, 1980, in Warren, a son of Lester M. Pate and Caroline S. Chicko. Jonathan was a 1998 graduate of Kinsman High School, and was employed as a landscaper for ...

Harry A. Staley Sr. 1939-2018

GIRARD — Harry A. Staley Sr., 78, of Girard, passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at Continuing Care at the Ridge. Harry was born Nov. 11, 1939, in Youngstown, the son of Clyde and Violet Marie Twyford Staley. Harry owned and operated Harry and Tim Roofing with his son for many years. He ...

Grady R. Holt Sr. 1932-2018

SARASOTA, Fla. — Grady R. Holt Sr., 86, of Sarasota, Fla., passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at his home. He was born Aug. 22, 1932, in Waltersburg, Pa., the son of the late Robert K. and Zantha Ryan Holt. On July 25, 1953, Grady married the former Gwendolyn Franks. He worked for ...

Layman Duncan 1961-2018

GARRETTSVILLE — Layman “Mark” Duncan, 57, of Garrettsville, passed away Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. He was born May 31, 1961, in Beckly, W.Va., to Earl and Josephine Wuchevich Duncan. Mark married the love of his life, Teresa Barnes, on July 2, 2011. He enjoyed fixing tractors, ...

Thomas J. Kralovich Jr. 1931-2018

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — Thomas J. Kralovich Jr., 87, formerly of Cortland, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. He was born March 10, 1931, in Uniontown, Pa., the son of Thomas J. and Helen Veno Kralovich. He lived in Cortland until moving to Pinellas Park, Fla., in 1992, when he retired ...

Randall C. Holmes 1956-2018

MESOPOTAMIA — Randall C. “Randy” Holmes, 61, of Mesopotamia, passed away Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, with his loving family by his side. He was born Dec. 22, 1956, in Warren to the late Coy Swiger and Shirley Sutton Holmes. He enjoyed watching Westerns, and visiting and talking to his ...

Timothy A. Fryer 1977-2018

WARREN — Timothy A. Fryer, 41, died of natural causes Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. He was born July 20, 1977, in Warren, the son of Mary Fryer. He was employed as a delivery driver. Survivors include his wife, Tina Blinco Fryer; children, Jeremy Blinco, ...

Virginia E. Frame 1941-2018

NILES — Virginia E. Frame, 76, of Niles, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in the Coronary Care Unit at Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren. Virginia was born Nov. 17, 1941, in Braxton County, W.Va., the daughter of Elmer and Virginia Cutlip Rutherford. Survivors include two sons, ...

Services

RICHARD C. ARMISTEAD, 69, Niles. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, Niles. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, funeral home. KELLIE BINDAS, 48, Girard. SERVICES: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Boardman-Canfield Chapel. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. ...

Service pending

ANGELINA “ANGIE” LOMBARDI, 92, of Warren, died Sunday at her residence. (Peter Rossi & Son)

Edward R. Choleva 1932-2018

LORDSTOWN — Edward Richard Choleva, 85, passed peacefully at his Lordstown home Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. He was the son of Victoria and Joseph Choleva, who immigrated to the United States via Ellis Island, in 1910. Together, the young Polish couple made a new life for their growing family ...

Ruth R. Kelly 1924-2018

WARREN — Ruth R. Kelly, 94, of Warren, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at the Windsor House in Champion. She was born Feb. 29, 1924, in Listie, Pa., a daughter of the late Lynne and Anna Blough Reiking. After graduating from high school and getting married, Ruth spent her adult life ...

James P. Walker 1924-2018

McDONALD — James P. Walker, 94, of McDonald, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at Ohio Living Park Vista, in Youngstown, with his family at his side. Jim was born March 7, 1924, in Girard, the son of John and Mary Sullivan Walker. Jim enlisted in the Civilian Conservation Corps in ...

Harry A. Staley Sr. 1939-2018

GIRARD — Harry A. Staley Sr., 78, of Girard, passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at Continuing Care at the Ridge. Harry was born Nov. 11, 1939, in Youngstown, the son of Clyde and Violet Marie Twyford Staley. Harry owned and operated Harry and Tim Roofing with his son for many years. He ...

Services pending

KAREN A. DAY, 63, of Champion, died Sunday at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. (Staton-Borowski)

Services

RICHARD C. ARMISTEAD, 69, Niles. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, Niles. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, funeral home. KELLIE BINDAS, 48, Girard. SERVICES: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Boardman-Canfield Chapel. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. ...