Obituaries

Elizabeth A. Merola 1966-2018

WARREN — Elizabeth A. Merola, 52, of Warren, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at her residence. She was born March 11, 1966, in Warren, the daughter of Anthony and Florence Gibbs Merola. Beth was a 1984 graduate of McDonald High School, was of the Episcopal faith and enjoyed spending time with ...

Terry J. Campbell 1980-2018

LIBERTY — Terry J. “ T.J.” Campbell, 37, died Sunday evening, Aug. 5, 2018. He was born Aug. 7, 1980, in Youngstown, the son of Terry D. and Tammy L. Dutting Campbell. Terry was a C N C machinist with the Nordson Corp. He was a 1998 graduate of Chaney High School. Terry loved being ...

Jennifer L. Huff 1971-2018

NILES — Jennifer Lynn Sheldon Huff, 47, of Niles, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. She was born March 9, 1971, and was raised in Niles, the daughter of James and Betsy Smith Sheldon. Jennifer was a 1989 graduate of Niles McKinley High ...

Jason M. Fusillo 1973-2018

GIRARD — Jason Mark Fusillo, 44, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, Aug. 4, 2018, at his home. Jason was born Nov. 4, 1973, in Youngstown, a son of Michael Jr. and Debbie Sheehan Fusillo, and was a lifelong area resident. He was an avid University of Michigan sports fan and he ...

Eric S. Crislip II 1987-2018

NILES — Eric Shawn Crislip II, 30, of Niles, passed away unexpectedly at 6:50 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at his residence. Eric was born Aug. 7, 1987, in Warren, the son of Eric S. Crislip I and Shelly D. Callihan. He attended the Howland school system. Mr. Crislip attended Trinity ...

Services

RICHARD BAHNICK, 78, Burton. SERVICES: 8 p.m. Friday, Russell Sly Family Funeral Home, Middlefield and graveside, 11 a.m. Saturday, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Burton Township. CALLING HOURS: noon to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, funeral home. BURIAL: Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Burton ...

Services pending

CHARLES B. LYMORE, 84, of Howland, died Monday at Select Specialty Hospital, Youngstown. (Staton-Borowski) ELIZABETH PETROSKY, 67, of Fairmont, W.Va., died Tuesday at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. (Staton-Borowski)

Denise M. Morchak 1958-2018

HUBBARD — Denise M. Morchak, 60, of Hubbard, passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, at The Cleveland Clinic. Denise was born May 8, 1958, in Youngstown, a daughter of Robert and Mary Ann Majetich Mullen. She was a 1976 graduate of Hubbard High School and later received her associate degree as ...

Thelma A. Grandon 1939-2018

WARREN — Thelma A. Mansfield Grandon, 79, of Warren, passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, at Community Skilled Health Care Centre. She was born Aug. 1, 1939, in Champion, the daughter of the late Purl and Ida Parks Mansfield. Thelma was a graduate of Champion High School in 1957. Before ...

Katherine B. Sefcik 1930-2018

McDONALD — Katherine “Kay” Sefcik, 87, passed into eternal life Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. Kay was born on Nov. 26, 1930, in McDonald as the only daughter of the late Steven Cvetnic and Maria Kovacich Cvetnic, and was a lifelong resident of McDonald. A Catholic funeral Mass will be ...

Pollyanna J. Batchelder 1928-2018

WARREN — Pollyanna Jane Batchelder, 90, of Warren, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center after a very short illness. She was born July 2, 1928, in Warren, the daughter of Harry L. Sr. and Carol Redman Swain, and had lived in the area most of ...

Richard Bahnick 1940-2018

BURTON — Richard “Dick” Bahnick, 78, of Burton, died at home Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, after a 14-month battle with cancer. He remained upbeat and positive throughout. He was born June 27, 1940, on the family farm where he remained his entire life. He was part owner of the family ...

Michael E. Jones 1938-2018

NILES — Michael Edward Jones, 80, of Niles, passed away peacefully at 9:36 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at Autumn Hills Care Center in Niles. He was born Jan. 23, 1938, in Warren, the son of Benjamin H. and Nora Welsh Jones. Mike was a lifelong area resident and was of the Catholic faith. ...

Paul E. Paschke 1938-2018

VIENNA — Paul E. Paschke, 79, of Vienna, passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. Paul was born Aug. 20, 1938, in Hubbard, a son of Harold and Hilda Nemecsek Paschke, and was a 1956 graduate of Hubbard High School. Paul was a pipefitter and HVAC mechanic for Union Local 396 for 45 years, ...

George Yatz 1931-2018

CORTLAND — George Yatz, 87, of Cortland, passed away early Saturday morning, Aug. 4, 2018, at Washington Square Health Care Center in Warren. He was born June 5, 1931, in Warren, the son of Gus and Anna Paczyazyn Yatz. George was a 1950 graduate of Warren G Harding High School. He then ...

Bruce A. Furlong 1949-2018

SOUTHINGTON — Bruce Anthony Furlong, 68, of Southington, passed away peacefully into eternal rest on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at Hospice House in Poland. He was born Nov. 30, 1949, in Warren, the son of the late Dale Anthony Furlong and Ethel Mae Grossheart Furlong. Bruce had lived in ...

Robert A. Wishart Sr. 1924-2018

LEAVITTSBURG — Robert Allen Wishart Sr., 94, of Leavittsburg, was reunited with his wife in heaven on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at Select Specialty Hospital at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. He was born March 1, 1924, in Sharpsville, Pa., a son of the late Edward Wishart Sr. and the late ...

Services

JO ANN F. BAGNOLA, 67, North Jackson. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Bailey Road Baptist Church, North Jackson. CALLING HOURS: 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, church. BRIAN BOLING, 75, Heath. SERVICES: 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 18, Wooster’s Elks Lodge, Wooster. TOM HATALSKY, 62, Coal Valley, Ill. SERVICES: ...

Services pending

RONALD WAYNE CARPENTER III, 26, of Girard, died Saturday at his residence. (Borowski / Oak Meadow) ERIC S. CRISLIP III, 30, of Niles, died Friday. (Wm Nicholas) DENNIS EARL HOGENMILLER, 66, of Warren, died Sunday at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. (Borowski / Oak Meadow) MARVIN C. ...

Henry D. Scott Jr. 1948-2018

WARREN — Henry D. Scott Jr., 70, of Warren, died unexpectedly at home on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. He was born Feb. 11, 1948, in Forest Home, Ala., a son of the late Henry D. Scott Sr. and the late Sadie Mae Powell. Henry worked as a welder at Garland Construction for over 30 years. He was a ...