Obituaries

Essie Dean 1923-2018

WARREN — Essie Dean, 94, died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at home. She was born Feb. 16, 1923, in Wiona, Miss. She was a pastor and co-founder of the Church of the Living God. Survivors include her children, Robert L. Dean Jr. of Florida, Barbara D. Thompson of Youngstown, Harold Simeon ...

Judy A. Byers 1942-2018

WARREN — Judy A. Byers, 76, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. She was born Jan. 18, 1942, in Chardon, a daughter of John F. and Ethel Tozser Hetzel. She was employed as a house cleaner for WCI Steel. Survivors include a daughter, Linda A. Byers of ...

Services

BOB GAY, 56, Mecca. SERVICES: 4 p.m. Feb. 24, Moose Lodge, Mecca. GEORGE E. HOUTZ JR., 91, Warren. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Monday, Lane Funeral Home, Roberts-Clark Chapel, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, funeral home. BURIAL: All Souls Cemetery, Bazetta. ELMA M. KEMPF, 89, ...

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Paul B. Stevens 1980-2018

VIENNA — Paul Brian Stevens, 37, of Vienna, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born April 29, 1980, in Warren, the son of David C. and Margaret Chmielewski Stevens. A lifelong area resident, Paul always had a helping hand ...

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Algia R. Parks 1930-2018

NILES — Algia R. Parks, 87, of Niles, formerly of Liberty and Youngstown’s North Side, passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center, with her loved ones by her side. Algia was born Aug. 5, 1930, in Knoxville, Tenn., the daughter of Clarence C. and Eva Smith ...

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George E. Houtz Jr. 1926-2018

WARREN — George Edward Houtz Jr., 91, of Warren, died Thursday evening, Feb. 15, 2018, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren. He was born June 25, 1926, in Altoona, Pa., the son of George Edward Sr. and Verna Wells Houtz. He had been a Warren area resident since 1950, moving from ...

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Bob Gay 1962-2018

MECCA — Bob Gay, 56, died of cancer Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at his residence. He was born Jan. 2, 1962, in Youngstown, the son of Charles R. Sr. and Kathy June Brown Gay. He was employed as a mechanic and in maintenance. Survivors include his mother, Kathy Gay Wolfe of Mecca; three ...

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David E. York 1947-2018

WARREN — David E. York, 70, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. He was born April 22, 1947, in Warren, the son of Peter Daniel and Iva Hipple York. He was employed as a custodian with Lakeview Board of Education. He was a member of House of Prayer and ...

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Hargis R. Meade Sr. 1934-2018

WARREN — Hargis R. Meade Sr., 83, of Warren, passed away early Tuesday morning, Feb. 13, 2018, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. He was born Sept. 23, 1934, in Fleming, Ky., a son of Matthew and Clella Richie Meade. Hargis was employed as a construction worker for various companies for many ...

Services

JOYCE ANNABELL, 76, Warren. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Saturday, Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, funeral home. JOHN D. BORTHWICK JR., 88, Townsend, Ga. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Saturday, Crown Hill Chapel Mausoleum, Vienna. ELIZABETH K. BULVONY, 88, Howland. ...

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Katherine E. Kellar 1947-2018

CHAMPION — Katherine E. Kellar, 71, of Champion, passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 14, 2018, with her husband and family at her side, at her residence. “Nanny” as she was known to all who knew and loved her, was born Feb. 8, 1947, in Hamtramck, Mich., a daughter of Stanley and ...

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Patricia L. Solida 1958-2018

WEATHERSFIELD — Patricia Lynn Solida, 59, passed away peacefully with grace and peace to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at her residence, with her family at her side. Patty battled cancer for 16 years and was an inspiration to everyone who knew ...

Elma M. Kempf 1928-2018

MIDDLEFIELD — Elma Mae Schmucker Kempf, 89, died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at Briar Hill Healthcare Residence in Middlefield. She was born July 27, 1928, in Troy Township to Joseph and Susan Schmucker Schmucker. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Survivors include her ...

Services

JOYCE ANNABELL, 76, Warren. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Saturday, Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, funeral home. JOHN D. BORTHWICK JR., 88, Townsend, Ga. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Saturday, Crown Hill Chapel Mausoleum, Vienna. ELIZABETH K. BULVONY, 88, Howland. ...

Services pending

OLGA A. SCRABIS, 94, of Warren, died Thursday at Gillette Nursing Home. (Staton-Borowski) PAUL D. STEVENS, 37, of Vienna, died Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. (Holloway-Williams) JAMES D. YULAM, 68, of Howland, died Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic. (Lane, Roberts-Clark ...

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Janice L. Jacobs 1949-2018

WARREN — Janice L. Jacobs, 68, passed away peacefully at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at Shepherd of the Valley Nursing Home in Howland. She was born Sept. 5, 1949, in Warren, the daughter of John Carl and Edna C. Clemens Jacobs Jr. She graduated in 1967, in the first graduating ...

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Charles E. Wern Jr. 1932-2018

HOWLAND — Attorney Charles Edward Wern Jr., 85, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at home with his family by is side, following a brief illness. He was born Nov. 11, 1932, in Coraopolis , Pa., the son of the late Charles E. Wern Sr. and Mary Lyke Wern. Attorney Wern was a ...

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Bruce A. Davis 1958-2018

GURNEE, Ill. — Bruce Addison Davis, 59, avid gardener, chef extraordinaire, life of the party, lifelong fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes and accomplished traveler, died suddenly on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at his suburban Chicago home. Bruce was born May 11, 1958, in Warren, to Edward and ...

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Glenn L. Weaver 1939-2018

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Glenn Leroy Weaver, 78, of New Middletown, passed away peacefully into eternal rest on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital. He was born Feb. 25, 1939, in Youngstown, the son of the late Bruce F. Weaver and Rachael Harding Weaver. Glenn married the ...

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Dorothy O. Teuton 1931-2018

ROCK HILL, S.C. — Dorothy Olive Teuton, 87, passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Piedmont Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. Born in 1931, in Pittsburgh, to Earl B. and Cordelia Eva Douglas Kirkwood, she married Robert H. Teuton in 1954. They resided in Cortland until 1986, ...