Obituaries

Larry G. Maher Sr. 1946-2019

WARREN — Larry G. Maher Sr., 72, of Warren, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Signature Healthcare of Warren. He was born Aug. 10, 1946, in Buckhannon, W. Va., a son of the late Gordie G. Maher and the late Glenna R. Denton. On Dec. 28, 1966, he married the love of his life, the ...

Ruth S. Smith 1933-2019

WAYNE — Ruth Sara Smith, age 86, died on Saturday, July 13, 2019, under hospice care in Orwell, with her family by her side. She was born on Feb. 22, 1933, in Johnston, a daughter of Hilda Folsom and Harrison Beach Wells. Ruth is a lifelong area resident and a 1951 graduate of Johnston ...

Services

NANCY E. CARRICO, 78, Leavittsburg. SERVICES: noon Friday, Grace Baptist Church, Champion. CALLING HOURS: 10 a.m. to noon Friday, church. CHARLES T. CROMLEY SR., 76, Niles. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday, Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home, Niles. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 to 11 ...

Paul I. Petersen 1946-2019

MIDDLEFIELD — Paul I. Petersen, 73, died Monday, July 15, 2019, at Briar Hill Health Care Residence in Middlefield. He was born March 27, 1946, in Cleveland, a son of Clifford P. and Sarah Edgar Petersen. He had been employed at National Acme, Ohio Wide, Aramark and Pete Howes ...

Lloyd Gibbs 1977-2019

ORWELL — Lloyd Gibbs, 41, of Orwell, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019, at University Hospital of Cleveland. He was born Nov. 10, 1977, in Warren, a son of Lloyd L. Gibbs and the late Betty Bailey. He married the love of his life, Julie Bowen, on June 20, 2009. He graduated from ...

Veronica P. Gombos 1927-2019

BROOKFIELD — Veronica P. “Dolly” Gombos, 92, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Dolly was born on the family farm in Brookfield on March 20, 1927, to Ignatius and Veronica Bencekovic Pipic. On Jan. 31, 1948, Dolly was united in marriage to Robert M. Gombos, who preceded her in ...

Services pending

VIRA DUKES, 87, died Wednesday at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. (Sterling-McCullough-Williams) MICHAEL PASCALE, 52, of Middlefield, died July 5 in Warren. (Staton-Borowski)

Charles L. May 1927-2019

HOWLAND — Charles L. May, 92, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at his home. Chuck was born March 15, 1927, in Mineral Ridge, the son of the late James L. and Winifred Wardeska May. After graduating from Mineral Ridge High School in 1945, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War ...

Emily D. Yutzy 1949-2019

WARREN — Emily D. Yutzy, 70, of Warren, passed away Tuesday afternoon, July 16, 2019, at University Hospital Geauga Medical Center. She was born April 29, 1949, in Mobile, Ala., a daughter of Carl A. and Ruby Mae Waller Carlson. Emily was a 1967 graduate of Allegany Central High School ...

Alfred L. Gingerich 1938-2019

MIDDLEFIELD — Alfred L. Gingerich, 81, died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at University Hospital-Geauga Medical Center. He was born May 13, 1938, in Burton, a son of Pete J. Gingerich and Emma Schmucker. Survivors include his siblings, Esther Miller, Ken Gingerich and Cheryl Stump. Alfred ...

Norman F. Janus 1932-2019

EDINBURG — Norman Franklin Janus, 87, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Country Elegance Assisted Living facility in Edinburg, after succumbing to Alzheimer’s disease. Norman was born Jan. 4, 1932, to Polish immigrants, John and Mary Patlewicz Janus of Newton Falls, where he was raised on ...

Charles T. Cromley Sr. 1942-2019

NILES — Charles T. Cromley Sr., 76, of Niles and LaBelle, Fla., passed away at 3:21 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born Oct. 14, 1942, in Warren, the son of Ralph and Mary Thomas Cromley. Chuck was a ...

Betty Lamancusa 1931-2019

GIRARD — Betty Lamancusa, 88, departed this earth to enter heaven and become a guardian angel, passing away peacefully of a broken heart at 1:41 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in her sleep at her home, the way she hoped and prayed she would go. Betty was born Feb. 22, 1931, in ...

Services

JOSEPH A. BAUER, 84, Howland. SERVICES: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Vienna. CALLING HOURS: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, church. NANCY E. CARRICO, 78, Leavittsburg. SERVICES: noon Friday, Grace Baptist Church, Champion. CALLING HOURS: 10 a.m. to noon Friday, church. ...

Helen K. Kish 1922-2019

CORTLAND — Helen K. Kish, 96, of Cortland, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 8, 1922, in Farmdale, the daughter of the late John and Rose Horeth Gondish. Helen spent a lifetime in the Trumbull County area and was a 1940 graduate of ...

Robert E. Powell 1930-2019

WARREN — Robert E. Powell, 89, of Warren, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019, after an extended illness, at Shepherd of the Valley in Howland. He was born June 21, 1930, in Ringgold, Pa., to Wallace C. and Lyda M. Mottern Powell. Robert was married to the late Doris Milliron for 57 ...

Joseph A. Bauer 1934-2019

HOWLAND — Joseph A. Bauer, 84, of Howland, entered into rest on Sunday evening, July 14, 2019, at Concord Health Care Center. He was born Nov. 26, 1934, in Lucinda, Pa., a son of Arthur and Ida Ditz Bauer, and moved to Warren in 1955. He retired as a crane operator from Heckett ...

Floyd F. Freer 1928-2019

WARREN — Floyd Franklin Freer, 91, of Warren, went to be with his Lord and savior, and was reunited with his love Laurabelle, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Windsor House in Champion. He was born May 10, 1928, in Warren, a son of the late Clyde P. and Anna Moeschberger Freer. On Nov. 15, ...

John R. Hricik 1955-2019

WARREN — John R. Hricik, 63, of Warren, passed away unexpectedly early Tuesday morning, July 16, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 3, 1955, in Cleveland, the son of Lillian M. Hricik. John was a 1973 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, and was employed as ...

Cynthia A. Heisey 1938-2019

WARREN — Cynthia A. Heisey, 80, died Friday, July 12, 2019, at her residence. She was born Dec. 31, 1938, in Dayton, the daughter of W. Henry and Florence S. Bube Mcknight. She retired from the Warren Public Library as a senior clerk. Survivors include two daughters, Laurie A. Heisey of ...