Obituaries

Jimmy A. Scott 1937-2018

NILES — Jimmy A. Scott, 80, of Niles, died at 6:27 a.m. Sunday, April 8, 2018, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. He was born April 25, 1937, in Warren, the son of Arthur and Essie Kelly Scott and was raised by his stepmother, Hannah Greenfield Scott. Jimmy was a 1956 graduate of Niles ...

Ila G. Whitmore 1926-2018

BURGHILL — Ila G. Whitmore, 91, of Burghill, Hartford Township, passed away Saturday evening, April 7, 2018, at her home due to a fire. She was born July 28, 1926, in Hartford, the daughter of Ivan L. and Grace L. Cozad Clark. She was a Hartford High School graduate. Ila was a ...

Joann L. Barbe 1936-2018

TOLEDO — Joann L. Barbe, 82, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at the Elizabeth Scott Community. She was born March 10, 1936, in Oakfield, Ohio, to the late John and Levina McHenry Barbe. Shortly after graduating from Bristol High School in 1954, she moved to Cleveland ...

Services

son. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Friday, St. Mary Catholic Church, Hudson. CALLING HOURS: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Johnson-Romito Funeral Home, Hudson. THOMAS E. ARNOLD, 74, Warren. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Thursday, Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, North Jackson. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, funeral ...

Paul E. Shellhammer 1926-2018

CHAMPION — Paul E. Shellhammer, 91, of Champion, formerly of Chesterland, passed away Monday, April 9, 2018, at his home. Paul was born Dec. 18, 1926, on Buckeye Street in Warren, to Elsie Darbaker and Charles Guy Shellhammer. As a lad, he attended Dickey Avenue School and later ...

Richard P. Miketa Sr. 1941-2018

LIBERTY — Richard P. Miketa Sr., 76, of Liberty, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at his home. Richard, “Dick,” was born April 9, 1941, in Niles, the son of Pete and Bertha Dunn Miketa. Dick retired in 2000 from McDonald Steel and had previously worked for US Steel. He was a ...

David M. May 1970-2018

WARREN — David M. May, 47, of Warren, died Saturday morning April 7, 2018, of natural causes at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 28, 1970, in Warren, a son of Joseph and Judith Bowman May. He was employed as an air conditioning and heating specialist and also owned a ...

Joy C. Martin-Troyer 1972-2018

WARREN — Joy Christine Martin-Troyer, 45, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018, from a suspected heart attack. Joy was born Dec. 31, 1972, in Warren, a daughter of James Martin Sr. and Patsy Shamrock-Gabriel. She was a 1991 graduate of Pymatuning Valley High School and continued her ...

Bertha L. Pyle 1938-2018

NEWTON FALLS — Bertha Louise Pyle, 79, of Newton Falls, passed away peacefully into eternal life at 9:20 a.m. Sunday, April 8, 2018, at Holland Management and Country Club in Newton Falls. She was born May 26, 1938, in Myersdale, Pa., the daughter of the late Earl M. Minnick and Laverta N. ...

Thomas E. Arnold 1944-2018

WARREN —Thomas E. Arnold, 74, of Warren, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018, at his home. Thomas was born April 2, 1944, in Steubenville, a son of the late Robert E. and Dorothy Tingler Arnold. He retired as an electrician for WCI after 40 years. He was an avid Cleveland Indians, Steelers ...

Michael L. Parker 1952-2018

GARRETTSVILLE — Michael L. Parker, 66, of Garrettsville, died Sunday, April 8, 2018. He was born March 1, 1952, in Warren. Survivors include his wife, Connie; children, Brandon Parker and Sabrina Murphy; siblings, Lynn Parker, Jeff Parker, Linda Robinson, Janice Riley, Laurie O’Shields ...

Mary Lou Young 1938-2018

BRISTOL — Mary Lou Knott Young, 79, of Bristol, died April 8, 2018, at home. She was born Nov. 26, 1938, in Cleveland, a daughter of Irving and Geraldine Knapp Knott. She was employed as a cook at the Centerville Mills YMCA Camp in Bainbridge and was a previous co-owner of Paradise Lakes ...

Services pending

KENNETH GIBSON, 87, of Ravenna, died Saturday at The Avenue in Aurora. (Staton-Borowski) MARTHA J. GILBERT, 94, of Bristol, died Saturday at Windsor House of Champion. (McFarland-Barbee) EDDIE L. REYNOLDS, 61, of Warren, died Sunday at his residence. (Staton-Borowski)

Services

BARBARA AHERN, 87, Hudson. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Friday, St. Mary Catholic Church, Hudson. CALLING HOURS: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Johnson-Romito Funeral Home, Hudson. THOMAS L. CHRISTY SR., 48, Youngstown. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Bernard P. Borowski Memorial Home, Newton Falls. CALLING HOURS: 9 ...

Services

BARBARA AHERN, 87, Hudson. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Friday, St. Mary Catholic Church, Hudson. CALLING HOURS: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Johnson-Romito Funeral Home, Hudson. LULA M. BARKER, 79, McDonald. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, Niles. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, ...

Clinton E. Foster 1930-2018

WARREN — Clinton E. Foster, 88, of Warren, formerly of Ronceverte, W.Va., passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018, after a brief illness. Mr. Foster was born Feb. 6, 1930, in Hinton, W.Va., to Cecil E. and Nina W. Foster. He attended Nitro (W.Va.) High School, where he graduated as ...

Albert J. Somlitz 1922-2018

CUYAHOGA FALLS — Albert J. “Al” Somlitz, 96, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018, at the Gardens of Western Reserve Assisted Living. He was born Feb. 6, 1922, in Cleveland, the son of the late Joseph and Mary Somlitz. He was 1941 graduate of Howland High School. He came to Warren in ...

Aisha J. Jennings 1976-2018

WARREN — Aisha Jenee Jennings, 41, died Tuesday, April 3, 2018. A cause of death is pending. She was born Nov. 17, 1976, in Warren, the daughter of Lisa Scrivens and Monroe L. Jennings Jr. She was employed as a factory worker and a home health care aide and was a member of New Vision ...

Orville F. Russell Sr. 1940-2018

SHARON, Pa. — Orville “Shorty” F. Russell Sr., 77, died Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Girard, following an unexpected illness. He was born May 29, 1940, in Warren, a son of Albert Matthias and Betty Margaret Jones Russell. He was employed at WCI Steel in Warren. Survivors include his ...

Patricia T. Logue 1935-2018

MINERAL RIDGE — Patricia T. Logue, 82, formerly of Girard, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, April 7, 2018, at Nora’s Place, located inside Vista at the Ridge. Patricia was born July 3, 1935, in Niles, a daughter of the late Michael and Paraskeva “Nellie” Sennyk Tresnowsky, ...