Obituaries

Services

BRYAN M, AYALA, 17, Niles. SERVICES: 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wm Nicholas Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles. KELLEY BRIGHT, 51, Warren. SERVICES: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Wm Nicholas Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home. JENNIE T. DIRLEA, ...

Service pending

PHILLIP “PHIL” ANNARELLA JR., 70, of Niles, died Saturday at his residence. (Holeton-Yuhasz)

Mary I. Gracyk 1960-2019

GUSTAVUS — Mary I. Gracyk, 59, of Gustavus, died Saturday, June 8, 2019 at St. Joseph Health Center in Warren. She was born Feb. 9, 1960, in Ashtabula, the daughter of Geza and Betty J. Callaway Kiss. Mary was a homemaker, and attended the Bristolville Freewill Baptist Church and the ...

Linda C. Henderson 1943-2019

SOUTHINGTON — Linda Carol Henderson, 75, of Southington, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. She was born Aug. 25, 1943 in Deep Valley, Pa., a daughter of the late Charles Lester and Letha Ena (Bryner) Barnhart. On May 11, 1963, Linda ...

David A. Martin 1957-2019

AUSTINTOWN — David A. Martin, 62, of Austintown, died Thursday, June 6, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. He was born Feb. 18, 1957 in Grafton, W.Va., the son of Elijah and Gladys Poling Martin. David worked as a truck driver. Survivors include his wife, Diane Crager; ...

Services pending

CAROLINE A. GREEN, 87, of Austintown, died Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Akron General Hospital. (Staton Borowski) JESSE WAYNE HELSLEY, 33, of Warren, died Thursday, June 6, 2019 at his residence. (Hall) JACQUELINE GREGORY, 67, of Newton Falls, died Saturday, June 8, 2019 at St. Joseph Health ...

Services

BRYAN M, AYALA, 17, Niles. SERVICES: 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wm Nicholas Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles. KELLEY BRIGHT, 51, Warren. SERVICES: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Wm Nicholas Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home. DENNIS E. COX, ...

Wayne K. Eddy 1935-2019

CORTLAND — Wayne K. Eddy, 84, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Community Skilled Health Care in Warren after battling Alzheimer’s for many years. Wayne was born March 5, 1935, in Marietta, to Clarence and Mary Adams Eddy. In 1955, Wayne was united in marriage to the former Rita ...

Thomas W. Daily 1949-2019

HOWLAND — Thomas W. “Tom” Daily, 70, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at the Cleveland Clinic in hospice care. He was born May 23, 1949, in Warren, the son of the late Roy and Harriett Daily. He was a 1967 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, where he lettered in football and ...

LaVerne J. Harvey 1935-2019

NEWTON FALLS — LaVerne Jane Harvey, age 83, of Newton Falls, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. LaVerne was born Dec. 30, 1935, in Newton Falls, the daughter of the late William and Florence Price Shaulis. LaVerne married Donald Earl Lobaugh ...

Otis E. Taylor 1935-2019

NILES — Otis Estil Taylor, 83, of Niles, passed away early Saturday morning, June 1, 2019, at Continuing Healthcare at the Ridge. He was born Nov. 5, 1935, in Harlan County, Ky., a son of the late Fred and Lola Bargo Taylor. Otis retired from the Norfolk & Southern Railroad in 2000 ...

Ruby J. Riffle 1936-2019

WARREN — Ruby Jean Riffle, 83, of Warren, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Washington Square nursing center, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Jan. 20, 1936, in Weston, W. Va., to James Howard “Peck” and Kathleen Wanda Crowl Marsh. She moved to Warren in ...

Gordon D. Seem 1931-2019

NEWTON FALLS — Gordon D. Seem, 87, of Newton Falls, entered into the arms of the Lord on Friday, June 7, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 7, 1931, in Youngstown, the son of Lloyd and Lena Williams Seem. On March 4, 1961, Gordon was united in marriage with ...

Robert E. Jones 1928-2019

HOWLAND — Robert E. Jones of Warren died of natural causes on Sunday, June 2, 2019, while driving his prized pickup truck. He passed away at the age of 90 — weeks before his 91st birthday. Bob attended Warren city schools and worked at Brainard Steel for 32 years before retiring in 1989. ...

Frances M. Baldwin 1936-2019

CORTLAND — Frances M. Baldwin, 83, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday June 6, 2019, at home, with her family by her side. Frances was born May 5, 1936, in Nelson, Ohio, to Ralph and Opal Spencer Ball. Ralph died when she was very young and she was raised by her mother and ...

Lane restrictions set for resurfacing

Starting Monday, state Route 11 between King Graves Road and state Route 5 in Fowler and Johnston will have various daily lane restrictions for resurfacing. The $2.5 million resurfacing project is scheduled for completion by late July, according to the Ohio Department of ...

Bryan M. Ayala 2001-2019

NILES — Bryan M. Ayala, 17, died Friday, May 3, 2019, in Perkins Park, Warren. He was born Aug. 1, 2001, in Murfreesboro, Tenn. He was a senior at Niles McKinley High School and would have graduated in May. Survivors include his guardian, Dylon McElhaney of Warren. A vigil service ...

Alma O. Margrave 1926-2019

CHAMPION — Alma O. Margrave, 92, of Champion, died Wednesday afternoon, June 5, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born Nov. 15, 1926, in Blackpool, England, a daughter of the late Jack and Elizabeth Jones Graham. She moved to Champion Township in 1948. Alma worked as a legal ...

Kelley Bright 1967-2019

WARREN — Kelley Bright, 51, died of natural causes Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born Nov. 3, 1967, in Warren, the daughter of Ronald and Linda D. Davis Rappach. She was employed at D’Urso Bakery. Survivors include her husband, Harvey G. Bright; ...

Services

RALPH E. BRYANT, 78, Atlanta, Ga. SERVICES: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Tod Crossing, Warren. DENNIS E. COX, 62, Warren. SERVICES: 7 p.m. Monday, Wm Nicholas Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, funeral home. JENNIE T. DIRLEA, 100, Warren. SERVICES: 6 ...