Obituaries

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Ronald P. Bich 1942-2017

BROOKFIELD — Ronald P. Bich, 75, of Brookfield, entered eternal rest during the early morning hours Wednesday, July 19, 2017, while under the care of The Grove of Greenville, following an extended illness. Ron was born Feb. 4, 1942, in Sharon, Pa., a son to Freda Marie Klein Bich. Self ...

John McCullough 1951-2017

SHARON, Pa. — John “Freddie” McCullough, 66, of Sharon, Pa., and formerly of West Middlesex, Pa., passed away Tuesday night, July 18, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. He was born March 31, 1951, in New Castle, Pa., to Harold and Julia Ediburn McCullough. He had been ...

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Kathleen S. Hoerig 1942-2017

MILTON — Kathleen Stephanie Hoerig, 75, of Milton Township, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Hospice House of Poland; she died of natural causes. Kathleen was born Feb. 5, 1942, in Warren, the daughter of the late John and Stefana Gligoroff Uhrin. She lived in Milton ...

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Sharon A. Surak 1950-2017

HUBBARD — Sharon A. Surak, 66, of Hubbard, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, at her residence. She was born Nov. 26, 1950, in Baltimore, the daughter of Daniel and Lelia Spangler Huber. Sharon was a 1968 graduate of Kenwood High School, was employed as a coder for many physicians in the ...

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Donald J. Baier 1927-2017

HOWLAND — Donald J. Baier, 89, of Howland, and formerly of Dearborn, Mich., died Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at home. He was born Dec. 24, 1927, in Detroit, the son of August and Dora Gregoire Baier, and had lived in Ohio for the past 3 1/2 years, coming from Michigan. A Korean War Marine, ...

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Theodore B. Davis 1944-2017

BRACEVILLE — Theodore Blaine Davis, 72, died Monday, July 17, 2017, at Vista Care Center in Mineral Ridge. He was born July 27, 1944, in Doddridge County, W.Va., the son of the late Russell and Helen Gum Davis. He was an environmental engineer with the Ohio EPA. He is survived by his ...

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Robert R. Cartwright 1950-2017

MCDONALD — Robert Russell Cartwright, 67, died Friday, July 14, 2017. He was born April 1, 1950, in Youngstown, a son of Russell and Jean Seitz Cartwright. He was a former member of St. Rose Parish in Girard and was a military policeman in the Army Reserve. He was an art dealer for Oh My ...

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Caroline M. Matthews 1923-2017

CORTLAND — Caroline M. Matthews, 93, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, surrounded by her family at the home she shared with her daughter and granddaughter, in Diamond. Caroline was born Oct. 13, 1923, in Spangler, Pa., to Joseph and Irene Staffen Habosky. On June 3, 1946, she was ...

Michael J. Daroski 1959-2017

LIBERTY — Michael J. Daroski, 58, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, July 15, 2017, following an apparent heart attack while doing what he loved, fishing on Lake Erie. Michael was born July 6, 1959, in Youngstown, a son of the late Richard and Linda Speicher Daroski, and was a ...

Services

RONALD L. ANKNEY, 74, Girard. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Thursday, Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, Youngstown. ELLEN L. AHLBORN, 79, Kinsman. SERVICES: 7 p.m. Thursday, Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Home, Painesville. 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, funeral home. RALPH B. CHUEY, 87, Girard. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Friday, ...

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Shirley Porter 1931-2017

MINERAL RIDGE — Shirley Porter, 85, passed away peacefully from this life , while at her home Sunday evening, July 16, 2017, surrounded by her daughter and grandson. Shirley was born Dec. 8, 1931, to the late Neil and Mildred Erickson and was the second of the 10 Erickson ...

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Gerald B. Gibson 1946-2017

NEWTON FALLS — Gerald B. Gibson, 71, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at his residence. He was born March 4, 1946, in Grantsville, W.Va., the son of George C. and Elah L. Kerby Gibson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was employed as a truck driver. He is survived by his wife, ...

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Ralph B. Chuey 1930-2017

GIRARD — Ralph B. Chuey, 87, of Girard, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 16, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Ralph was born May 29, 1930, in Youngstown, to Andrew and Mary Bunofsky Chuey. He graduated from Struthers High School in 1948 and ...

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William L. Robinson 1936-2017

BRISTOLVILLE — William “Bill” Lee Robinson, 80, passed away peacefully May 25, 2017, at his residence in Apopka, Fla. Bill was born Dec. 15, 1936, in Bristolville, a son of Lee and Dora Wheeler Robinson. Bill retired from Pro-Tech in Orlando. During his Army military service, he ...

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Richard L. Wolfe 1940-2017

CORTLAND — Richard “Dick” L. Wolfe, 77, formerly of Andover, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017, at his daughter’s residence. Dick was born April 7, 1940, in West Farmington, a son of the late William M. and Florence Rice Wolfe. A proud veteran of the Marine Corps, he was formerly ...

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Cornell Corsatea Sr. 1920-2017

WARREN — Cornell Corsatea Sr., 97, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky. He was born May 21, 1920, in Warren, the son of the late Thomas G. and Magdalena Corsatea. He was a 1939 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. He retired in 1985 from Ohio ...

Services

RONALD L. ANKNEY, 74, Girard. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Thursday, Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home. ELLEN L. AHLBORN, 79, Kinsman. SERVICES: 7 p.m. Thursday, Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Home, Painesville. CALLING HOURS: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and ...

Services pending

NICHOLAS KRAYNEK, 83, of Warren, died Monday. ( Lane, Roberts-Clark) BETHANY ROOT, 34, of Kansas, died Sunday in a plane crash in Atchison, Kan. (Staton-Borowski)

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Ronald L. Ankney

GIRARD — Ronald Lee Ankney, 74, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017. Ron was born July 18, 1942, in Latrobe, Pa., a son of Curtis Gregg Ankney and Mary Jane Ankney. Ron worked in heating and air conditioning at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital before retiring in 2004. He served four ...

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William Milen 1960-2017

WARREN — William “Ricky” Milen, 57, died of natural causes Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at his home. He was born March 20, 1960, in Houston, the son of William D. and Ethel Mae Miller Milen. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and had worked as a loader technician at Copperweld ...