Obituaries

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A. Dale Hollenbaugh 1923-2018

HOMER CITY, Pa — A. Dale Hollenbaugh, 94, of Homer City, Pa., formerly of Warren, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at the St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana, Pa. He was born in 1923 in Punxsutawney, Pa., to Albert Walter and Amanda Pearl Wolfe Hollenbaugh. Mr. Hollenbaugh was a member of the ...

Leonard F. Grodecki 1940-2018

BURGHILL — Leonard F. Grodecki, 77, of Burghill, Hartford Township, passed away Tuesday evening, Jan. 9, 2018, at U.P.M.C. Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was born May 3, 1940, in Sharon, Pa., the son of Anthony and Selma Gradkowski Grodecki. Leonard was a graduate of Sharon High ...

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 ...

Services pending

JAMES W. JOHNSON SR., 46, of Warren, died Wednesday at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. (Staton-Borowski) RONALD MYERS, 59, of Warren, died Thursday at his residence. (Staton-Borowski) ORA LEE RASEY, 71, of Gilbert, Ariz., died Tuesday at The Lund Home of Hospice of the Valley in Gilbert. (Lane, ...

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Beverly J. Marsh 1935-2018

WARREN — Beverly Jane Marsh, 82, of Warren, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov.18, 1935, in Worcester, Mass., the daughter of the late Walter T. and Mariellen Moore Savage. On July 29, 1955, Beverly married Ronald J. Marsh. They ...

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Ordwell P. Burr Jr. 1930-2018

MIDDLETOWN — Ordwell Perry Burr Jr., 87, formerly of Warren, passed away Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Arlington Pointe Nursing Facility. He was born July 1, 1930, the son of the late Ordwell Perry Burr Sr. and Emma Montgomery Burr. He was a 1948 graduate of Boardman High School. He ...

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Fannie M. Marr 1921-2018

NILES — Fannie M. Marr, 96, of Niles, died at 5:52 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren. She was born March 5, 1921, in New Castle, Pa., the daughter of Lawrence and Isabella DelGiudice Pascarella. Fannie was a 1940 graduate of New Castle High School, ...

obi Linger Violet

Violet M. Linger 1932-2018

WEST FARMINGTON — Violet M. Linger, 85, of West Farmington, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at her daughter’s home of natural causes from dementia. She was born May 18, 1932, to David and Neva Skinner of Mill Creek, W.Va. She was a graduate of Tygart Valley High School in ...

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Stephen M. Bistarkey Sr. 1972-2018

NILES — Stephen Michael Bistarkey Sr., 45, passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 7, 2018. He was born Nov. 10, 1972, in Youngstown, the son of Andrew E. and Darlene S. Anderson Bistarkey Sr. Stephen was a 1991 graduate of Howland High School and attended the Apostolic Bible Church. He worked ...

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. LIVIA BIELLO, 92, Vienna. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Thursday, St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Vienna. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, church. ...

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Joan E. Kovach 1943-2018

MINERAL RIDGE — Joan E. Kovach, 74, of Mineral Ridge, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born March 29, 1943, in Youngstown, the daughter of Clark and Estelle Lawrence Martin. Joan was a 1961 graduate of Niles McKinley High School, was employed for 33 years at ...

Services pending

JAMES GEORGE, 62, of Mineral Ridge, died Tuesday at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. (Borowski / Oak Meadow Cremation)

OBI Lickwar Gerald

Gerald L. Lickwar 1951-2018

LORDSTOWN — Gerald Lee “Jerry” Lickwar, 66, of Lordstown, was called upon by the Lord Monday morning, Jan. 8, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loved ones. He finally gained peace after putting up a brave and courageous fight against liver and colon cancer. He was born July 9, 1951, ...

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Mildred I. Jessep 1926-2018

CORTLAND — Mildred Irene Jessep, 91, passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at her residence. She was born Jan. 19, 1926, in Warren, to the late Horace Brenner and Imo Mansfield Brenner. Mildred attended Warren Schools and raised her children in Champion. She was an active member in the ...

obi Thornsberry, Arla J.

Arla J. Thornsberry 1963-2018

NILES — Arla Jean Thornsberry, 54, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. She was born July 3, 1963, in Warren, the daughter of the late Arlie and Phyllis Garvin Thornsberry. Arla loved animals, especially her cats, and enjoyed music. She attended Niles ...

obi Spelich, Patricia

Patricia A. Spelich 1962-2018

NILES — Patricia Ann Spelich, 55, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at her home of natural causes. Patricia was born March 21, 1962, in Warren, the daughter of Frank and Theresa Potts Spelich. Patricia was employed at Perkins Restaurant for many years. She was of Catholic faith. She is ...

obi Sebastiano, Pat (Older)

Pat L. Sebastiano 1927-2018

HUBBARD — Pat L. Sebastiano, 90, of Hubbard, passed away Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at home. Pat was born Aug. 29, 1927, in Youngstown, a son of Anthony M. and Mary E. Bucchianico Sebastiano. He was a 1946 graduate of The Rayen School, 1953 graduate of Kent State University with his ...

obi Taylor, Maxine

Maxine G. Taylor 1930-2018

VIENNA — Maxine Grace Taylor, 87, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at her home following a brief illness. Maxine was born Aug. 25, 1930, in Derry, Pa., the daughter of David and Frances Neal Burgoon. She retired from the Youngstown Developmental Center as an LPN. Maxine was a member of ...

obi Scheibert, Joseph

Joseph Scheibert 1982-2018

WARREN — Joseph A. Scheibert, 35, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. He was born Aug. 20, 1982, the son of Jonathan G. Philips and Astrid E. Philips. Joseph is survived by his parents of Negley; a son, Jayden Scheibert; daughter, Natalie Harrold; and two brothers, Jonathan C. and Adam G. ...

obi Curry, Barbara

Barbara Curry 1939-2017

NILES — Barbara Curry, 78, of Niles, died at 2:48 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017 at her residence. She was born Aug. 21, 1939, in Warren, the daughter of John Anthony and Barbara Koren Hunyady. Barb was a 1957 graduate of Niles McKinley High School, was employed as a waitress at The Old ...