Obituaries

Maribeth K. Smith 1976-2018

NILES — Maribeth K. Smith, 42, of Niles, entered into eternal rest Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at Hospice House in Poland. She was born Sept. 9, 1976, in Warren, the daughter of George and Kathy Leach Smith, and had lived in the area all her life. A graduate of Niles McKinley High School, ...

Brenda S. Garr 1953-2018

GIRARD — Brenda S. Garr, 65, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. Brenda was born May 4, 1953, in McKeesport, Pa., the daughter of Robert and Eleanor Sumi Shaffer. She had been employed at Heritage Manor Nursing Home and also was employed by and managed several ...

Services

HAROLD G. DILLON SR., 89, Andover. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Thursday, Baumgardner Funeral and Cremation Services, Andover. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home. BURIAL: Hayes Cemetery, Wayne. EDWARD C. DOWLING JR., 80, Middlefield. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Mary Church / Our Lady ...

Services pending

DARRYL DUKES, 48, of Warren, died Saturday in Warren. (Sterling-McCullough Williams) MARY ANN NUZZI, 94, of Warren, died Tuesday at Windsor House in Champion. (Peter Rossi & Son) BRUCE THOMAS, 88, of Warren, died Tuesday at Shepherd of the Valley in Howland. (McFarland-Barbee)

Antoinetta Gundic 1938-2018

BRISTOLVILLE — Antoinetta Gundic, 80, of Bristolville, formerly of Cleveland, passed away early Monday morning, Oct. 8, 2018, at her residence with her loving family at her side. She was born July 30, 1938, in Minturno, Italy, a daughter of Francesco and Maria Grazia Da Prano ...

Betty E. Swank 1927-2018

WARREN — Betty E. Swank, 91, of Warren, passed away Saturday afternoon, Oct. 6, 2018, surrounded by her family, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born May 14, 1927, in Girard, a daughter of Andrew and Helen Blackburn Chismark. Betty had previously worked for Easco / Benada Aluminum ...

Donnell T. Stubbs 1982-2018

WARREN — Donnell Tamir Stubbs, 36, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, at his residence. A cause is pending. He was born Jan. 12, 1982, in Warren, the son of Gordon D. Green Sr. and Sheila Lee Stubbs. He was a laborer at Kennametal Inc. and a tow motor driver for Thermal-Link. Survivors ...

John A. Reed 1954-2018

GREENVILLE, Pa. — John A. Reed, 64, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at home. He was born Jan. 10, 1954, in Greenville, Pa., a son of Glendon L. Sr. and Frances T. Steger Reed. He was a directional drilling engineer in the oil industry. Survivors include two sisters, Kathleen B. Snodgrass ...

Clara Dugic 1934-2018

NEWTON FALLS — Clara Strickland Dugic, 84, of Newton Falls, entered into eternal rest Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born Aug. 22, 1934, in Arden, W.Va., the daughter of Forest and Dessie Streets Marsh. Clara was a cook at the 10-4 Truck Stop, worked at the ...

Edward C. Miner 1939-2018

CIRCLEVILLE — Dr. Edward C. Miner, professor of sociology and psychology, 79, formerly of Circleville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, after a long struggle with lung and heart disease. He was born in 1939, in Warren, and was a native of Warren who attended Warren City Schools, where ...

Thomas P. Eucker 1957-2018

WARREN — Thomas Paul Eucker, 61, of Warren, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at Hospice House, Poland, surrounded by his loving family. Tom was born June 30, 1957, in Sharon, Pa. He was the son of Gerald “Brick” and Frances “Jody” Ann Lightner Eucker. He was ...

Joseph L. Polichena 1922-2018

RAVENNA — Joseph L. Polichena, 95, of Ravenna, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at Longmeadow Care Center in Ravenna. A lifelong resident, Joe was born Nov. 24, 1922, in Ravenna to the late Rocco and Francis LaFatch Polichena. He retired as the owner of the former Polichena Motors in ...

Thomas A. Smith 1942-2018

RAVENNA — Thomas Anson Smith, 76, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at his home, surrounded by family. He was born June 1, 1942, in Kinsman to Charles and Margret Keeler Smith. Tom retired from General Electric after 38 years of service. He loved his cabin in Pennsylvania, and also ...

Joyce L. Robinson 1935-2018

HOWLAND — Joyce L. Robinson, 83, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at Shepherd of the Valley in Howland. Joyce was born Aug. 4, 1935, in Canton, a daughter of Milford and Helen Troupe Garris. She was a 1953 graduate of Mineral Ridge High School. Shortly after high school, she married ...

Services pending

DELORES J. FALASCO, 77, of Andover, died Sunday at home. (Baumgardner) BRENDA S. GARR, 65, of Girard, died Friday at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. (Wm Nicholas) KATHLEEN “KAY” O’LEARY, 93, of Youngstown, died Thursday at Park Vista in Youngstown. (Peter Rossi & Son) CAROLYN ...

Services

HAROLD G. DILLON SR., 89, Andover. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Thursday, Baumgardner Funeral and Cremation Services, Andover. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home. BURIAL: Hayes Cemetery, Wayne. EDWARD C. DOWLING JR., 80, Middlefield. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Mary Church / Our Lady ...

Earl R. Pennell Jr. 1935-2018

CORTLAND — Earl R. Pennell Jr., 83, of Cortland, entered into eternal rest Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at Hospice House in Poland. He was born July 3, 1935, in Youngstown, the son of Earl R. Sr. and Mary Chorey Pennell, and had lived in the area all his life. A graduate of Youngstown North ...

John C. Nephew Sr. 1967-2018

MESA, Ariz. — John Charles Nephew Sr., 51, of Mesa, Ariz., and formerly of Warren, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, surrounded by loving family and friends. John was born May 2, 1967, in Warren, the son of the late David S. Nephew Sr. and Josephine Crosetto Nephew. John lived with his ...

Harold G. Dillon Sr. 1929-2018

ANDOVER — Harold Gordon Dillon Sr., 89, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. He was born June 11, 1929, in Wayne, a son of Henry Garfield and Florence Nims Dillon. Harold was a lifelong area resident and a 1947 graduate of Williamsfield High School. He was a dairy farmer as well as working at the ...

Edward C. Dowling Jr. 1938-2018

MIDDLEFIELD — Edward C. Dowling Jr., 80, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. He was born June 27, 1938, in Drexel Hill, Pa., the son of Edward C. and Ann Owens Dowling Sr. He, with family, owned and operated Edward C. Dowling and Sons, Guild Opticians. Survivors include his second wife, Rose ...