Obituaries

Courtney D. Brown 1935-2017

WARREN — Courtney D. Brown, 82, of Warren, passed away early Tuesday morning, Nov. 21, 2017, at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. “Denny,” as he was affectionately known, was born June 6, 1935, in Warren, the son of Newel S. and Marian A. Wheale Brown. He was a 1952 graduate of ...

John E. Turkovich 1932-2017

BRACEVILLE — John E. Turkovich, 85, of Braceville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. John was born May 6, 1932, in Johnstown, Pa., the son of Michael and Anna Tomljinovic Turkovich. John was a 1950 graduate of Johnstown High School. He was a ...

Bernard Setting 1952-2017

NILES — Bernard Setting, 65, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at home. He was born Oct. 9, 1952, in Warren, the son of Anthony and Natalie Chicko Setting. Bernie worked at the former Republic Steel coke plant, later ArcelorMittal. Survivors include his children, Shane M. of Vienna and ...

Patsy L. Poling 1936-2017

GIRARD — Patsy L. Rahn Johnson Poling, 81, of Girard, danced her way to meet the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. She was born Jan. 29, 1936, in Sioux City, Iowa, the daughter of John J. and Mary Ellen Washburn Rahn. She later moved to Ohio where she ...

Services

CHARLES R. BARTON, 68, Warren. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Sunday, Warren Baptist Temple. THOMAS W. BETTURA, 73, Liberty. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Edward Church, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Schiavone Funeral Home, Youngstown. MARGARET R. BIANCO, ...

Jenelyn C. Baker 1929-2017

WEST FARMINGTON — Jenelyn C. Baker, 88, of West Farmington, passed away early Friday morning, Nov. 24, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was born Sept. 18, 1929, in New Brighton, Pa., a daughter of William and Emma Austin Clapie. Jenelyn graduated from ...

Services pending

ELMER W. OPPENHEIMER, 82, of Howland, died Wednesday at UPMC Presbyterian Hosptial, Pittsburgh. (Staton-Borowski)

William C. Newmiller 1932-2017

CHAMPION —William C. Newmiller, 85, died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at his residence. He was born Sept. 9, 1932, in Warren, the son of Leo C. and Henrietta Karnbauer Newmiller. Bill served as an M.P. in the U.S. Army. He retired from General Motors in 1991. He was a member of St. ...

Edward T. Tobin 1947-2017

NORTH LIMA — Edward T. Tobin, 70, of North Lima, formerly of Liberty, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at his friend Carmelita’s home, surrounded by his family. Edward was born Nov. 3, 1947, in Youngstown, the son of Thomas and Winifred Heffron Tobin. Prior to his retirement, ...

Dorothy A. Ranttila 1931-2017

WARREN — Dorothy A. Ranttila, 86, of Warren, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Community Skilled Care Center. She was born Oct. 23, 1931, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Samuel S. Zvonar and the late Mary Spojar Zvonar. Dorothy was a wife and homemaker and a member of St. ...

Services

CHARLES R. BARTON, 68, Warren. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Sunday, Warren Baptist Temple. THOMAS W. BETTURA, 73, Liberty. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Edward Church, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Schiavone Funeral Home, Youngstown. COURTNEY D. BROWN, 82, Warren. SERVICES: 11 ...

James S. Pipino 1934-2017

WARREN — James Salvatore “Doc” Pipino, 83, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born July 30, 1934, the son of Salvatore Rock and Mary Frances Rizzi Pipino. He attended St. Mary’s High School in Warren. After playing collegiate football and ...

Charles R. Barton 1949-2017

WARREN — Charles R. Barton, 68, resident of Gillette Nursing Home, Warren, passed away Friday afternoon, Nov.17, 2017, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 18, 1949, in Warren, the son of the late Edwin and Mary Lou Goodman Barton. Charles had been employed as a janitor ...

Jerry D. Linger 1950-2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Jerry Dewain Linger, 67, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Fort Myers, Fla., after an eight-month battle with lung cancer. Jerry was born Sept. 5, 1950, in Elkins, W.Va. He was the son of the late Hoye Linger and Violet Linger. He formerly lived in Southington, ...

Cheryl L. Malmberg 1926-2017

CHAMPION — Cheryl L. Malmberg, 91, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. She was born May 29, 1926, in Athens, Wis., the daughter of Nick and Lucy Klein Bey. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Howard G. Malmberg; three children, Blair Dreyfus ...

Karen A. Smith 1952-2017

CHAMPION — Karen A. Bayus Smith, 65, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren. Karen was born Feb. 24, 1952, in Warren, a daughter of Edward and Adele Kachner. Karen worked as a monitor technician at Trumbull Regional and St. Joseph Warren hospitals. She had ...

Edward Snowden 1963-2017

AUSTINTOWN — Edward Snowden, 54, formerly of Pembrook Road, Austintown, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in Youngstown after a period of declining health. He was born Feb. 7, 1963. Ed had a sharp mind and was an outstanding chess player. He was very knowledgeable of the game’s history and ...

Services

THOMAS W. BETTURA, 73, Liberty. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Edward Church, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Schiavone Funeral Home, Youngstown. MARGARET R. BIANCO, 85, Niles. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Friday, Wm Nicholas Funeral Home, Niles. CALLING ...

Diane J. Clark 1943-2017

COLEBROOK — Diane J. Clark, age 74, of Colebrook Township, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at her home. She was born on Sept. 27, 1943, in Cleveland, the daughter of John and Helen Bryll Prusinski. She was married to Ronald Clark on Aug. 3, 1963, retired from Kennametal in Orwell. ...

Denzil R. Carpenter 1949-2017

WARREN — Denzil Roy Carpenter, 68, of Warren, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, of Agent Orange-related Parkinson’s Disease, cancer and kidney failure. He was born June 13, 1949, in Buckhannon, W.Va., a son to Denzil and Rosa Bennett Carpenter. He owned Perich Studio Photography and was ...