Obituaries

Services

LAURA M. CLIGROW, 90, Hubbard. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Hubbard. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, church. MARGARET GROVES, 88, Girard. SERVICES: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Blackstone Funeral Home, Girard. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home. ...

Services pending

DAVID ALLEN, 99, of Warren, died Monday at his home. (Staton-Borowski) BILLY JOE “BJ” “JOE” BULLOCK, 79, of Niles, died Sunday at Shepherd of the Valley, Niles. (Wm Nicholas) ANGIE STORVOLL, 93, of Westerville, formerly of Warren, died Monday at home. (Sterling-McCullough Williams)

Mary E. Hall ‘Rader’ 1948-2019

MINERAL RIDGE — Mary Eloise Hall “Rader,” 70, of Mineral Ridge, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Mercy Health St. Joseph’s Warren Hospital. She was born March 1, 1948, in Wheeling, W.Va., the daughter of John and Buena Muldrew Rader. Mary was a graduate of Moundsville High ...

Robert F. Dugic 1934-2019

NEWTON FALLS — Robert Frank Dugic, 84, of Newton Falls, passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at his residence, with his family by his side. Bob was born on May 7, 1934, in Newton Falls, the son of Frank James and Susanna Blasko Dugic. He attended Newton Falls Schools. Bob served our ...

Margaret Groves 1930-2019

GIRARD — Margaret “Peggy” Groves, 88, of Girard, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at her home. Peggy was born May 27, 1930, in Youngstown, the daughter of Fred and Margaret Kerrigan Chapman. Peggy was a homemaker. She is survived by her sons, Ray Groves Jr. of Youngstown, Fred Groves of ...

Donald Davis III 1962-2019

NILES — Donald Davis III, 56, formerly of Southington, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in Warren. A cause of death is pending. He was born June 28, 1962, a son of Donald and Dolores Davis. He was employed in computer design and was of the Christian faith. Survivors include his mother, ...

Lillian S. Hughes 1931-2019

LIBERTY — Lillian S. Hughes, 87, of Liberty, passed away peacefully, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Community Skilled Nursing Centre in Warren, under the comforting care of Hospice. Lillian was born in Albany, Ga., on Nov. 28, 1931, the daughter of the late General and Susie Willis Thompkins, ...

Services

JAMES D. BROWNING, 90, Vienna. SERVICES: noon Monday, Queen of the Holy Rosary, Vienna. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to noon Monday, church. LAURA M. CLIGROW, 90, Hubbard. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Hubbard. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, church. ...

William G. Aceto 1951-2019

NILES — William G. “Gary” Aceto, 67, passed away unexpectedly Friday afternoon, February 8, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. “Gary” as he was affectionately known, was born December 14, 1951, in Akron, the son of Robert E. “Middy” and Patricia Wilt Aceto. He worked ...

James D. Browning 1928-2019

VIENNA — James David Browning, 90, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019, at CHS of the Ridge in Mineral Ridge. He was born September 3, 1928, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, the son of the late James and Agnes Browning. He was a 1946 graduate of Howland High School. He retired in 1987 from ...

Laura M. Cligrow 1928-2019

HUBBARD — Laura May Cligrow, 90, passed away in her sleep on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. Laura was born May 12, 1928, in Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, near Dayton. She was the daughter of Harry and Blanche Arvilla Boyd Amato. Laura loved caring for children, was an avid gardener and enjoyed ...

Hazel B. Ross-Suroiu 1945-2019

LEAVITTSBURG — Hazel B. Ross-Suroiu, 73, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019, at her home from complications of dementia. She was born November 2, 1945, in Clark Mills, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Ackley and Ruth Stearns. She was a 1963 graduate of Lakeview High School in ...

Jill R. Wilkinson 1962-2019

TARENTUM, Pa. — Jill R. Wilkinson, 56, of Tarentum, Pa., died Sunday evening, Feb. 3, 2019, at UPMC Horizon Hospital in Farrell, Pa., following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born April 5, 1962, in Warren, a daughter of the late Earl E. and Norma L. Nydegger Wilkinson. She was ...

Rose M. Watson 1934-2019

CHAMPION — Rose Marie Watson, 84, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born May 19, 1934, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Palma Svidunovich. She was a graduate of South Fayette Township High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in ...

Janet L. Galati 1932-2019

BROOKFIELD — Janet L. Galati, 86, died of natural causes Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at Liberty Arms Health Care Center. She was born Feb. 10, 1932, in Sharon, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Robert R. and Lellia “Sally” Jennings Seburn. She and her husband, Tom, founded Galati Sales & ...

Carole A. Abell 1941-2018

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Carole Ann “Pixie” Prikryl Bauer Abell, 77, of Lynchburg, Va., previously of Warren, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, due to complications of Lewy Body Dementia. Born Oct. 3, 1941, in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late Edward Prikryl and the late Henrietta Gottfried Prikryl, ...

Services

JOHN H. BLANEY, 91, Warren. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Sunday, Grace United Methodist Church. CALLING HOURS: 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, church. MARGUARITE DOURM, 56, Hartford. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Christ Memorial Baptist Church, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Peter Rossi & Son Memorial ...

Services pending

AHZIEK BENNETT, 22, of Warren, died Wednesday in Warren. (Sterling-McCullough Williams) LILLIAN S. HUGHES, 87, of Liberty, died Saturday at Community Skilled Nursing Centre in Warren. (Staton-Borowski)

Donald L. Griffin Sr. 1933-2019

WARREN — Donald Leon Griffin Sr., 85, of Warren, formerly of South Portland, Maine, floated away through the dawn to Christ and his eternal home on Wednesday morning, Feb. 6, 2019, at his home. He was born June 8, 1933, in Portland, Maine, the son of the late Elizabeth Thompson and Perceval ...

Pamela Vega 1946-2019

YOUNGSTOWN — Pamela Vega, 72, passed peacefully Thursday evening, Feb. 7, 2019, at her home. Pam was born Oct. 24, 1946, in Youngstown, the daughter of David and Dora Jean Duffield Wilkie. She had worked for Meals on Wheels and as a sight manager at the Zion Lutheran Church. Mrs. Vega was ...