Obituaries

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Stella Charnas 1930-2018

HOWLAND — Stella Charnas, 87, passed away Thursday, Jan.11, 2018, at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born March 13, 1930, in Chicago, the daughter of Peter Pantelis and Calliope Tripodis Katsaros. Stella received an associate degree in accounting from the Cleveland Business School. She ...

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Kathleen R. Spess 1945-2018

VIENNA — Kathleen R. Spess, 72, of Vienna, passed away Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Kathy was born July 5, 1945, in Ashtabula, a daughter of John and Mary Ann Melago DePascale. Kathy graduated from Youngstown State University with a BSN degree and had ...

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Mary Lou Leopardi 1931-2018

HOWLAND — Mary Lou Leopardi, 86, passed away at her home on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, after a long and courageous battle with heart disease. She was born, Oct. 30, 1931, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Judge James A. and Elizabeth Nagy Ravella. Mary Lou was a 1950 graduate of ...

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Lynden A. Hubler 1956-2018

WARREN — Lynden A. Hubler, 61, of Warren, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at his home. Lynden was born June 5, 1956, in Youngstown, the son of Charles Hubler and Mary Kay Thompson Hubler-Orlando. Lynden was a hard worker and had last worked at the Golden Gate Restaurant in Warren ...

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Brenten J. Faler 1983-2017

LEAVITTSBURG — Brenten James Faler, 34, of Leavittsburg, lost his battle with his demons on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2017, at his home. He was born March 30, 1983, in Warren, a son of the late Ronald Lee Faler and Karen Bresnahan Faler. Brenten was a graduate of LaBrae High School and attended ...

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Roberta G. Davis 1926-2018

WARREN — Roberta Gene Davis, 91, of Warren, passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at her home. She was born May 21, 1926, in Warren, the daughter of the late George W. and Mildred Hitchcock Masters. On June 21, 1947, Roberta married Leo B. Davis. They shared 59 years of marriage until his ...

Services

HAROLD F. BAILEY, 94, Newton Falls. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, James Funeral Home, Newton Falls. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, funeral home. BURIAL: Lutheran Cemetery, Newton Falls. WILLIAM D. BYARD, 91, Warren. SERVICES: 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sunrise Inn, Warren. DONNA JEAN DURST, ...

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DEBORAH L. CAMPANA, 67, of Liberty, died Friday. (Blackstone) SUSAN CLENDENIN, 57, of Warren, died Friday at her residence. (Borowski Memorial Home) JENNIFER GRIMM, 58, of Mineral Ridge, died Friday at Omni Manor Health Care Center in Youngstown. (Borowski/Oak Meadow Cremation) GARY ...

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Nancy E. Suddeth 1942-2018

WARREN — Nancy Elizabeth Suddeth, 75, of 3830 Northwoods Court NE, Warren, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, after a long hard-fought battle with cancer. She was born April 17, 1942, in Warren, the daughter of Fred and Naomi Smith. Nancy was a 1960 graduate of Cortland High School. She was a ...

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James W. Johnson Sr. 1971-2018

WARREN — James W. Johnson Sr., 46, of Warren, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in the emergency room of St. Joseph Warren Hospital. He was born April 10, 1971, in Warren, the son of James W. Johnson and Sonja “Toni” Wilson, and had lived in the area all his ...

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Timothy J. Marcu 1958-2017

WARREN — Timothy J. Marcu, 59, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, a result of a fire in his home. He was born Dec. 21, 1958, in Warren, the son of John and Betty Conine Marcu. He had been employed as a groundskeeper at Punderson State Park. Survivors include his three brothers, Roger of ...

Services

MILDRED E. ATKINS, 79, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday, McFarland and Son Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, funeral home. HAROLD F. BAILEY, 94, Newton Falls. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, James Funeral Home, Newton Falls. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, funeral ...

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MICHAEL CHICOINE, 66, of Southington, died Friday at his residence. (Staton-Borowski) LAVERNE HALL, 84, of Lordstown, died Wednesday in North Jackson. (Borowski Memorial Home) LYNDEN A. HUBLER, 61, of Warren, died Wednesday. (Blackstone Funeral Home) MARY SMITH, 86, of Southington, died ...

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William D. Byard 1926-2017

WARREN — William D. Byard, affectionately known as “Billy,” 91, of Warren, joined Heaven’s ranks, receiving his angel wings leaving a wonderful life legacy when he passed away Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. He was born March 6, 1926, the second child and only son to William David Byard Sr. ...

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Donna Jean Durst 1925-2018

CHAMPION — Madonna “Donna Jean” Irwin Durst, 92, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. Donna Jean was born Feb. 24, 1925, in Cortland, to the late Charles Leroy and Mable Alexander Irwin. She enjoyed sewing, golfing and was very gifted at quilting, earning ...

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Ora Lee Rasey 1946-2018

GILBERT, Ariz. — Ora Lee Rasey, 71, passed away Tuesday morning, Jan. 9, 2018, in Gilbert, Ariz. She was born Aug. 7, 1946, in Warren, and grew up in Southington. She and her husband, Bill, lived in Champion for many years. Ora Lee will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 51 ...

Thomas L. Howard 1955-2018

NEWTON FALLS — Thomas Lynn Howard, 63, of Newton Falls, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at his home. Thomas was born Jan. 10, 1955, in Newton Falls, the son of the late Thomas and Margaret Rink Howard. He had lived in Newton Falls most of his life, spending 15 years in ...

Ronald D. Myers 1958-2018

WARREN — Ronald D. Myers, 59, of Warren, died of cancer Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at home. He was born July 10, 1958, in Grove City, Pa., the son of Ira Ronald and Edith Leona Heverley Myers. He had been employed in tire repair. Survivors include his wife, Estie; his sons, Jeremy, David ...

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Louisa F. Miller 1928-2018

ST. CLOUD, Fla. — Louisa F. Miller, 89, formerly of Vienna Township, beloved mother, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. She was born July 30, 1928, in Tyrell, Vienna Township, to Oliver and Louise Fowler, who preceded her in death. Louisa moved to St. Cloud, Fla. in 1968, ...

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Gregory A. Partridge 1948-2018

WARREN — Gregory A. Partridge, 70, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at his home. Greg was born Jan. 2, 1948, in Goshen, Ind., to Drexel and Delores Grismore Partridge. Greg proudly served his country in the Navy as a Seabee. He bravely endured two tours in Vietnam between ...