Obituaries

Services

RICHARD BEVERIDGE, 79, Mineral Ridge. SERVICES: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Lordstown Cemetery. MARY Y. BYLER, 86, West Farmington. SERVICES: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, 5635 Ensign Road, West Farmington. JAMES CHAMPION, 68, Lake Milton. SERVICES: 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, American Legion, Lake ...

Edward S. Phillips 1933-2019

CHAMPION — Edward “Ed” S. Phillips, 85, of Champion, went home to be with the Lord at 11:32 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital with his loving family at his side. Ed was born Nov. 28, 1933, in Warren, the son of the late George Filipovich and Cecelia Kirnec ...

John H. Fitch 1940-2019

KINSMAN — John Henry Fitch, 78, died Sunday, July 7, 2019, at home with his family by his side. He was born Nov. 24, 1940, in the same home he resided in for his whole life in Kinsman, a son of Mary Alice Lindsey and Norman O. Fitch. John was a 1959 graduate of Kinsman High School. Born ...

Albert L. LaClair Jr. 1939-2019

FOWLER — Albert Leo LaClair Jr., 80, of Fowler, passed away Sunday morning, July 7, 2019, at Hospice House, Poland. He was born Jan. 5, 1939, in Youngstown, the son of Albert L. LaClair Sr. and Ora Schultz LaClair. He was a 1957 graduate of Springfield High School. Albert was a veteran ...

Vincent E. Goldsmith 1973-2019

NILES — Vincent Edward Goldsmith, 46, of Niles, died Thursday, July 4, 2019, at his residence. He was born April 29, 1973, in Warren, the son of Joanne Hanshaw Goldsmith. He was employed at Marchese’s Concrete Couture as a concrete layer. Survivors include his mother, Joanne Marsh of ...

Mary Y. Byler 1932-2019

WEST FARMINGTON — Mary Y. Byler, 86, of West Farmington, died Sunday, July 7, 2019, at UH Geauga Medical Center. She was born Dec. 3, 1932, in Middlefield, the daughter of Elmer and Katie Ann Miller Yoder. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Survivors include her husband Dan; ...

Services

RICHARD BEVERIDGE, 79, Mineral Ridge. SERVICES: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Lordstown Cemetery. JAMES CHAMPION, 68, Lake Milton. SERVICES: 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, American Legion, Lake Milton. ANNIE N. DAVENPORT, 80, Warren. SERVICES: noon Tuesday, Progressive Baptist Church. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. ...

Carolyn L. Gaston 1940-2019

LORDSTOWN — Carolyn Louise Ray Gaston, 79, of Lordstown, died Thursday, July 5, 2019, at her home. She was born Jan. 20, 1940, in Punxsutawney, Pa., the daughter of Charles Vanleer and Anna Haag Ray. Survivors include her husband, Melvin Gaston; son, Kevin Gaston; daughters, Kim Miller, ...

James Champion 1951-2019

LAKE MILTON — James “Hoppy” Champion, 68, of Lake Milton, died of natural causes Thursday, July 4, 2019, at The Hospice House in Boardman. He was born April 30, 1951, in Youngstown, the son of Thomas Henry and Jeanne Irene Morrison Champion. He is survived by his wife, Deborah ...

Stephen J. Pozega 1935-2019

GIRARD — Stephen J. Pozega, 83, passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon, July 6, 2019, at Humility House in Austintown, with his family by his side. Stephen was born Oct. 20, 1935, in Girard, a son of the late Michael and Barbara Molinar Pozega and was a lifelong area resident. He was a ...

Services

SHIRLEY M. BAKER, 83, Bristolville. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, funeral home. RICHARD BEVERIDGE, 79, Mineral Ridge. SERVICES: graveside, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Lordstown Cemetery. ANNIE N. DAVENPORT, 80, Warren. SERVICES: ...

Service pending

JOHN H. FITCH SR., of Kinsman, died Sunday. (Baumgardner)

Michael A. Zuga 1968-2019

PHOENIX — Michael Andrew Zuga, 51, died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, June 21, 2019. He was born Feb. 14, 1968, in Warren. A perennial Valentine’s Day gift, Mike brought endless joy to his family and friends with his sweet disposition, big bear hugs and mischievous spirit. He spent ...

Cynthia Sweeney 1947-2019

GIRARD — Cynthia Sweeney, 71, of Girard, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 5, 2019, at Omni Manor with her family by her side. Cynthia was born Dec. 18, 1947, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Anthony and Anna Kulin Tascione. She was a graduate of Girard High School and earned ...

Rev. Anthony M. Esposito 1931-2019

WARREN — The Rev. Anthony Michael Esposito, age 87, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. Fr. Esposito was born Dec. 18, 1931, in Warren, the son of Frank and Marie Ellen Esposito. The family later moved to Ravenna, where Fr. Esposito graduated from Ravenna High ...

Relda E. McKimmie 1937-2019

SOUTHINGTON — Relda Evone McKimmie, 82, of Southington, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 5, at Country Club Rehabilitation in Newton Falls. She was born Jan. 7, 1937, in Silver Hill, W.Va., a daughter of the late Sherl Elwood Chambers and the late Trudy Hartley. Relda graduated ...

Nathaniel T. Kimple 1992-2019

NILES — Nathaniel Tyler Kimple, 26, of Niles, passed away at 1:14 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at his residence. Nathaniel was born with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy on Nov. 16, 1992, in Warren, the son of Robert Sr. and Kelly Reed Kimple. He was a 2012 graduate of Electronic Classroom ...

Donald E. Borkosky 1932-2019

WARREN — Donald Edwin Borkosky, 86, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Donald, known to most as “Don,” son of Stanley and Amelia Borkosky, was born July 4, 1932, in Holidays Cove, W.Va. Don graduated from Niles McKinley High School in 1950. He met his wife, Sylvia Reed, in junior ...

William LeJeune 1941-2019

GREENE — William LeJeune, 77, of Greene Township, was called home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 1, 2019. He is at rest and rejoins his wife, Mary Yvonne, his daughter Juliana Corder, and his parents. William, known as Bill or Buddy, was born on July 12, 1941, in South Fork, Pa., to ...

Terra C. Guerrero 1982-2019

WARREN — Terra C. Guerrero, 36, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019, at University Hospital in Cleveland after a brief illness. Terra was born on Aug. 30, 1982, in Warren, to John and Cheryl Christie Guerrero. Terra loved giving back to the community and spent her time volunteering for ...