Obituaries

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Richard F. Fagnano 1928-2017

GIRARD — Richard F. Fagnano, 89, of Girard, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Richard was born June 4, 1928, in Niles, the son of Andrew and Josephine Perna Fagnano. He retired in 1986, after 40 years, from Republic Steel. Richard served his ...

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John A. Knupp 1945-2017

HOWLAND — John A. Knupp, 72, of Howland, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at UPMC—Shadyside in Pittsburgh. He was born July 25, 1945, in Ligonier, Pa., the son of Jesse and Sarabelle Campbell Knupp, and had lived in Ohio since October 1979, coming from Pennsylvania. A graduate of Lycoming ...

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Betty C. Horvath 1951-2017

LIBERTY — Betty C. Horvath, 66, of Liberty, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at home, with her family by her side. Betty was born June 26, 1951, in Youngstown, a daughter of Henry Beech and Marjorie Doris Anderson MacLellan. She was a 1969 graduate of Liberty High School, received ...

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Theresa L. Schmoyer 1926-2017

WARREN — Theresa L. Schmoyer, 91, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at Gillette Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 26, 1926, in Buffalo, N.Y., the daughter of the late Frank and Rosa Maria Talanca. She previously worked at Peerless Electric and Perkins Pancake on Parkman Road NW. Theresa ...

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Aurora A. Battista 1938-2017

WARREN — Aurora A. Battista, 79, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at her residence with her family and friends by her side. She was born June 15, 1938, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Valentine and Ann Pavone. She was a 1956 graduate of Austintown Fitch High School. Aurora was ...

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John F. Smith 1950-2017

WARREN — John F. Smith, 67, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at his residence. He was born Jan. 28, 1950, in Cleveland, the son of Carl C. and Margaret Orr Smith. He was a U.S. Army veteran and worked at Graybar Electric. He is survived by sons, Brian Smith and Kevin Smith, both of ...

Karalynn B. Stutzman 2017

MESOPOTAMIA — Karalynn B. Stutzman, 4 months, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. She was born May 16, 2017, in Cleveland, a daughter of Billy J. and Elizabeth Miller Stutzman. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. She is survived by her parents; siblings, Cindy Stutzman, Billy ...

Services

JUSTIN C. ALKIRE, 23, Warren. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Friday, Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, funeral home. BURIAL: Sager Cemetery. CHANNEEKA Q. BALDRIDGE, 38, Columbus. SERVICES: noon Thursday, Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, Warren. ...

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Andrew P. Onder 1924-2017

NORTH JACKSON — Andrew P. “Andy” Onder, 93, of North Jackson and formerly of Warren, entered eternal life peacefully at 9:44 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital with his family at his side. Andy was born Jan. 25, 1924, in North Braddock, Pa., the son of the late ...

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Deborah L. McCall 1953-2017

WARREN — Deborah Lynn Moon McCall, 64, died Saturday, Sept.16, 2017, at Signature Health Care in Warren. She was born July 7, 1953, in Warren, the daughter of Kenneth Farr and Laura King Farr Derico. She was employed at Packard Electric Corp. She is survived by a son, Jamie T. Moon ...

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Edmund J. Suszczynski 1926-2017

MINERAL RIDGE — Edmund John Suszczynski, 90, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at his residence. Edmund was born Oct. 17, 1926, in Struthers, to the late John and Rose Swictliki Suszczynski. He retired from the A&P Tea Co. in Salem and also worked with the YACA for many years. ...

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Alick A. Bearfield Jr. 1944-2017

LEAVITSBURG — Alick A. Bearfield Jr., 73, of Leavittsburg, went to heaven Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at Willow Park Nursing Home in Cleveland. He was born Jan. 8, 1944, in Warren, a son of Alick A. Bearfield Sr. and Mary E. Sperl. He graduated from Newton Falls High School in 1963 and ...

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Justin C. Alkire 1994-2017

WARREN — Justin C. Alkire, 23, passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, from a traffic accident. He was born June 13, 1994, in Warren, the son of Christopher Alkire and Terri Seidel. He was a 2012 graduate of Warren G. Harding and Trumbull Career and Technical Center. He worked for Patterson ...

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Katherine A. Morgan 1942-2017

GIRARD — Katherine A. Morgan, 75, formerly of Girard, passed away Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at Liberty Health Care Center. She was born March 30, 1942, in Youngstown, the daughter of Paul and Emma Misel Woolweaver. A homemaker, a wife, a mother and grandmother, she enjoyed spending time ...

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Tenina L. Williamson 1988-2017

WARREN — Tenina Laree Williamson, 29, died Friday, Sept.15, 2017, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital following complications from sickle cell anemia. She was born Feb. 25, 1988, in Warren, the daughter of Marc. C. Warr and Tracey Marie Williamson. She was a member of Eastside Church of ...

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Dalton B. Dickey 1944-2017

SOUTHINGTON — Dalton B. “Poochie” Dickey, 73, of Southington, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at Concord Care of Cortland. He was born Jan. 11, 1944, in Baltimore, the son of Cecil and Myrtle Tanner Dickey, and had lived in Ohio for 60 years, coming from West Virginia. A veteran of the ...

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Vernon E. Proper 1950-2017

WEST FARMINGTON — Vernon E. “Vern” Proper, 67, of West Farmington, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was born June 24, 1950, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of the late Ellsworth D. and Leora J. Stover Proper. On May 17, 1975, ...

Channeeka Q. Baldridge 1979-2017

COLUMBUS — Channeeka “keykeey” Quana Baldridge, 38, of Columbus, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. She was born Feb. 13, 1979, in Warren. She is survived by loving parents, Leonard Fonville of Warren and mother, Rosa Gilmore of Columbus; her siblings, Darnell Scott and ...

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Jack S. Klingensmith 1943-2017

BRISTOLVILLE — Jack S. Klingensmith, 74, of Bristolville, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital after a short battle with cancer. He was born Sept. 12, 1943, in Warren, the son of Jay and Marybell Abell Klingensmith. He lived in Bristolville most of ...

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Marjorie A. Sparks 1945-2017

MCDONALD — Marjorie Ann Sparks, 71, passed away Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at her home, with her husband by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer. Marjorie was born Oct. 12, 1945, in Warren, to William and Royal Jackson McCormick. She was united in marriage Nov. 30, 1964, to ...