Obituaries

Helen Durst 1927-2017

ORWELL — Helen Schimley Durst, 89, of Orwell, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at Ashtabula County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Dec. 20, 1927, in Sharpsville, Pa., the daughter of John and Susan Grexa Diurba. Helen was a former employee of Kennametal and Kay Dee ...

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William A. Picard 1927-2017

BRECKSVILLE — William A. Picard, 90, of Brecksville, died peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at home with family and friends by his side. Bill was born Jan. 23, 1927, in Conneaut, the son of Gerald and Geraldine Glenn Picard. He attended grade and high school there, leaving in 1944 to ...

Sevices

ARNOLD L. BURNS, 86, Leavittsburg. SERVICES / CALLING HOURS: 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, 962 Center South, Leavittsburg. BETTY J. DEMINE, 73, Warren. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Thursday, Carl W. Hall Funeral Home. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, funeral home. INTERMENT: Meadowbrook Memorial Park, ...

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Betty J. Demine

WARREN — Betty Jane Demine, 73, of Warren, passed away unexpectedly early Sunday morning, Sept. 17, 2017, at her residence. She was born July 27, 1944, in Warren, a daughter of William Williams and Clara Bell Foley Williams Bastardo. Betty spent her adult life as a homemaker, raising and ...

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Frank E. Gazda

NEWTON TOWNSHIP — Frank E. Gazda, 80, of Newton Township, passed Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Laurie Ann Rehabilitation and Nursing Home in Newton Falls after a short illness. Frank was born Nov. 8, 1936, in Mount Pleasant, Pa., the son of Joseph and Rose Gazda. He grew up in Mount ...

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William C. Husk

LEAVITTSBURG —William “Bill” C. Husk, 64, of Leavittsburg, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at his home. He was born Dec. 23, 1952, in Barberton, the son of the late Leander and Velma L. Dietry Husk. On May 2, 1980, he married the former Vivian “Vickie” Cramer. They shared 34 years of ...

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Maxine Martin

HUBBARD — Maxine Martin, 93, formerly of Vienna, resident of Countryside at the Elmwood Assisted Living, Hubbard, was ushered into the presence of her Lord and Savior at 2:25 a.m. Sunday, Sept.17, 2017, following an extended illness. Maxine was born Oct. 23, 1923, in Monroe County, a ...

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Garland W. Randall

GARRETTSVILLE — Garland “Bill” Webster Randall, 94, passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Middlefield. He was born April 5, 1923, in Nelson, the son of the late Albert and Nellie (Mills) Randall. Garland was a lifelong resident of Nelson Township and the Garrettsville area. He was the ...

Linda E. Westerfeld

AUSTINTOWN — Linda Elaine Westerfeld, 68, passed away peacefully at 1:25 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at her residence following a short illness. She was born Aug. 23, 1949, in Grayson, Ky., the only child of Beecher L. and Thelma Barker Barker. She was a graduate of Niles McKinley High ...

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Calvin R. Carlton

MASURY — Calvin Russell Carlton, 74, of Masury, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at home under hospice care. He was born March 19, 1943, in Warren, a son to Everett Hugh and Frances Hazel King Carlton. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War and worked as an electrician at ...

Services

ARNOLD L. BURNS, 86, Leavittsburg. SERVICES / CALLING HOURS: 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, 962 Center South, Leavittsburg. LOUELLA M. ELLIS, 73, Lake Milton. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Our Lady of the Lakes Parish-St. Catherine’s Church, Lake Milton. BURIAL: Palmyra Cemetery. GLORIA A. KINTER, ...

Services pending

JOYCE L. KLEMANN, 56, of Youngstown, died Sept. 12 at her residence. (Staton-Borowski) TENINA WILLIAMSON, 29, of Warren, died Friday at her residence. (Sterling-McCullough Williams) DARRELL K. GAMBLE, 63, of Warren, died Saturday at his residence. (Staton-Borowski)

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Patricia J. Neff

BAZETTA — Patricia J. “Pat” Neff, 72, died early Saturday morning, Sept. 16, 2017, at the Cleveland Clinic after a long illness. Pat was born June 10, 1945, in Cleveland, the daughter of William and Mildred Walker Rollings. She was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and then ...

Robert L. McGeehen Jr.

CUMMING, Ga. — Robert Lee McGeehen Jr., 47, of Cumming, Ga., passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. He was born Sept. 16, 1969, in Warren, the son of Bob and Barbara McGeehen. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Marines, a professional photographer and sales agent for RE/MAX ...

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Robert R. Small

WARREN — Robert Ray Small, 76, of Warren, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Windsor House at Liberty Health Care Center. He was born Jan. 11, 1941, in Weston, W.Va., the son of Harold and Isabelle Small. Robert worked as a truck driver for almost 50 years, most recently with South Wind ...

Services

ARNOLD L. BURNS, 86, Leavittsburg. SERVICES/ CALLING HOURS: 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, 962 Center South, Leavittsburg. BERYL L. COEN, 70, Braceville. CALLING HOURS: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, James Funeral Home, Newton Falls. FILOMENA A. DONADIO, 92, Niles. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Monday, Our Lady of Mount ...

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Anna M. Ockenfels 1933-2017

VIENNA — Anna Mae Ockenfels, 83, of Vienna, passed on Labor Day morning, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at her residence. She was born Dec. 17, 1933, in Youngstown, the daughter of Peter and Rosina Watson Harrison. Anna was a graduate of Neal High School in Fowler. She was employed by Packard ...

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Mary Cunningham 1930-2017

WARREN — Mary Cunningham, 86, of Warren, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at home with family at her side. She was born Sept. 27, 1930, in Elport City, Pa., a daughter of the late Julius and Mary Miskolcze Nagy. In 1951, Mary married Bernard L. Cunningham, and they ...

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Irene Bourdamis 1927-2017

EDINA, Minn. — Irene Bourdamis, 90, of Edina, Minn., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at home in Edina. She was born Aug. 9, 1927, in Warren. Irene was a loving and caring mother, wife, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, godmother, aunt and friend to all. She was an active and ...

Audrey I. Whetstone 1937-2017

MINERAL RIDGE — Audrey Ivene Whetstone, 80, died Wednesday, Sept.13, 2017, at Omni Manor Care Center. She was born Aug. 31, 1937, in Ohltown, the daughter of Adam and Annabell Carter Whetstone. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers ...