Obituaries

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Edward E. Slusher 1949-2017

WINDSOR — Edward E. Slusher, 68, of Windsor, passed away Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at his home in Windsor, with his family by his side. He was born July 29, 1949, in Warren. He was owner and operator of Slusher Trucking, where he retired in 2014. Ed loved his family and he was passionate ...

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Gilbert C. Layshock 1924-2017

NEWTON FALLS — Gilbert “Gib” Charles Layshock left this world on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, to join his family and friends in heaven. He was surrounded by his family at the time of his passing. He was a lifelong resident of Newton Falls. Gib was born on Dec. 9, 1924, at home on Broad ...

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Alyce R. Littell 1934-2017

WARREN — Alyce R. Littell, 83, of Warren, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. She was born March 21, 1934, in Washington Township, Westmoreland County, Pa., the daughter of William James and Edna Clara McElwee Milliron. She owned a vending machine business. ...

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Ira C. Strohmeyer Jr. 1951-2017

WARREN — Ira Clair Strohmeyer Jr., 66, of Warren, formerly of Niles and Newton Falls, died at 8:35 p.m. Friday, Nov.10, 2017, at the St. Joseph Warren Hospital, following complications of pneumonia. He was born Jan. 17, 1951, in Warren, the son of Ira Clair and Hilda N. Thornburgh ...

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Doris Lazzio 1922-2017

NILES — Doris Lazzio, 95, of Niles, died at 7:35 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at her residence. She was born Sept. 23, 1922, in Warren, the daughter of John and Elizabeth Farr Weaver. Doris was employed at Second National Bank in Warren for 28 years, retiring in 1984. She enjoyed bluegrass ...

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Vivian L. Bryant 1948-2017

WARREN —Vivian Lucille Bryant, 69, of Warren, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in her home. She was born June 26, 1948, in Buffalo, N.Y., the daughter of William Ford and Vivian Ford. She is survived by her stepmother, Mary Ford; daughter, Michele Alanis; and four grandchildren; and ...

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Mary K. Sanker 1947-2017

HARTFORD — Mary Kathryn Sanker, age 70, was called back to Heaven on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, with family and friends surrounding her. She was born Aug. 7, 1947, in Sharon, Pa., the daughter of Joseph and Rosemary. She was a lifelong resident of Trumbull County. She chose Hartford to ...

Bertsel J. Ramsey 1958-2017

WARREN — Bertsel James Ramsey, 59, of Warren, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at his residence. A cause is pending. He was born April 20, 1958, in Pueblo, Colo., a son of Lindy and Betty Judy Ramsey Sr. He is survived by three sisters, Linda J. Ellison and Judy L. Wiswell, both of Warren, and ...

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Elvera Ayersman 1942-2017

VERNON — Elvera Ayersman, age 75, of Vernon, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. Elvera was born on Sept. 3, 1942, in Salt Lick, Ky., the daughter of the late Herman Beckham and Iva McClain Staton. She had lived in Vernon since 1969 and was ...

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Denice A. White 1960-2017

CORTLAND — Denice Ann White, 57, passed away Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at Hospice of the Valley. Jesus welcomed her home after her courageous battle with cancer. She was born Sept. 25, 1960, in Warren, a daughter of Rita Preto Squibbs and Charles Vargo Jr. Denice graduated from Warren G. ...

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John A. Richards 1922-2017

GIRARD — John A. “Ditch” Richards, 95, of Girard, passed away quietly on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at Liberty Health Care Center. John was born March 4, 1922, on Market Street in Girard, which was his hometown his entire life, and was the son of Anthony and Maria Catone Richards. He ...

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Mary K. Sanker 1947-2017

HARTFORD — Mary Kathryn Sanker, aged 70 , was called back to Heaven on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, with family and friends surrounding her. Born Aug. 7, 1947, in Sharon, Pa., she was a daughter of Joseph and Rosemary and a lifelong resident of Trumbull County. She chose Hartford to begin her ...

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Helen A. Lovas 1924-2017

NILES — Helen A. Lovas, 93, of Niles, formerly of Girard, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Helen was born Oct. 5, 1924, in Mineral Ridge, the daughter of Elmer and Emma Hubaur Ryan. Helen was a member of St. Rose Church and Trumbull County ...

Together Again

Barbara J. Stewart 1933-2017

CORTLAND — Barbara Jean Stewart, 84, of Cortland, made her final journey to be with the Lord and be reunited with her husband on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, while surrounded by her family. She was born March 11, 1933, in Long Branch, N.J., a daughter of Mary Elizabeth Conklin Pledger. On ...

Services

SHARON K. CANZONETTA, 61, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, funeral home. DAVID C. HALL, 93, Girard. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Blackstone Funeral Home, Girard. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, funeral ...

Services pending

GILBERT C. LAYSHOCK, 92, of Newton Falls, died Sunday at Laurie Ann Nursing Home. (Borowski)

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Debbie A. Batcha 1965-2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Debbie Ann Batcha, 52, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. When Debbie was 8, she watched Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer at Christmas. Ever since then, she wanted to be a dentist. A dentist like Hermey the elf. She wanted to be a dentist, and she wanted an office that had a ...

Sharon K. Canzonetta 1956-2017

WARREN — Sharon Kay Canzonetta, 61, of Warren, died Friday evening Nov. 10, 2017, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. She was born March 5, 1956, in Leavittsburg, a daughter of Robert and Betty Jo Lawhorn Bailey and was a lifelong area resident. Sharon had worked in sales for the Tribune ...

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David C. Hall 1924-2017

GIRARD — David C. Hall, 93, passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. David was born in 1924, the son of the late Marilla Patterson and the late Leonard Charles Hall of Girard. David married Amy Lou Eleanor Heasley on May 13, 1950. Dave and Amy are members of The First Christian Church in ...

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Myrtle Easton 1933-2017

KALISPELL, Mont. — Myrtle Scott Easton, 84, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017, at Brendan House. She was born March 1, 1933, in Middlefield. Myrtle lived a full life with lots of travel as a military family. She is survived by her four children, Dean Easton of Moscow, ...