Obituaries

Josephine B. Vanmeter 1936-2018

WARREN — Josephine Belle Vanmeter, 81, of Warren, entered into eternal rest on Friday, March 16, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Josephine was born Dec. 27, 1936, in Mason, W.Va., the daughter of the late Lawrence Herman and Beatrice Belle Young Russell. She has lived in Warren ...

Casey L. Klein 1975-2018

FARMDALE — Casey L. Klein, 43, passed away suddenly Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as a result of an accident. Casey was born March 12, 1975, in Warren, to Brent and Eva “Augie” Taylor Klein. He was a 1993 graduate of Maplewood High School. Casey was a decorated Air Force veteran, and he ...

Paulette Ferry 1944-2018

WARREN — Paulette Thomas Ferry, 74, of Warren, died Saturday, March 10, 2018, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born March 6, 1944, in Warren, the daughter of Ephraim and Florence Callihan Thomas. She was a 1962 graduate of Howland High School, a homemaker, member of The East Ohio ...

Services

BETSY J. ACHLADIS, 61, Austintown. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday and 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, funeral home. BURIAL: Lake Park Cemetery. BARBARA J. DALTON, 70, Howland. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, ...

Sheri L. Stambaugh 1971-2018

SUNBURY — Sheri Louise Stambaugh, 46, of Sunbury, died peacefully on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at The James Cancer Research Hospital, after a long battle with breast cancer. Sheri was born June 23, 1971, in Youngstown, a daughter of Bernard L. and Karen Lee McMaster Pavlock. Sheri loved ...

Regina Nickells-Powers 1960-2018

FOWLER — Regina “Gina” M. Nickells-Powers, 57, of Fowler, passed away at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital, after an extended illness. Gina was born Dec. 27, 1960, in Youngstown, the daughter of Paul and Audrey Augustine Mrofchak. She was a 1979 graduate ...

Barbara J. Dalton 1948-2018

HOWLAND — Barbara J. Dalton, 70, of Howland, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren. She was born Jan. 13, 1948, in Denver, the daughter of Lawrence and Camelia Helena Danial Odom, and had lived in Ohio since July, 1967, coming from ...

June R. Tidd 1932-2018

ASHTABULA — June R. Tidd, 85, of Ashtabula, formerly of Hartford, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Country Club Retirement Campus, Ashtabula. June was born June 9, 1932, in Wayne, the daughter of the late Lee and Nola Davis Rose. She was a homemaker and for eight of those years, ...

Sidney G. Mclean 1935-2018

WARREN — Sidney George Mclean, 82, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at Novant Health UVA Health System, Culpeper Medical Center in Culpeper, Va. He was born Nov. 18, 1935, in Warren, a son of Sidney Packer Mclean and Emma Irene Mason. Sidney was employed as a police officer and traffic ...

John A. Pinney 1942-2018

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — John A. Pinney, 76, died Wednesday, Feb.14, 2018, at Joanne’s House at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs, Fla. Mr. Pinney passed away peacefully after a brave battle from a massive stroke in June 2015. Mr. Pinney was born Feb. 6, 1942, in Flint, Mich. He was ...

Charles B. Simmons 1946-2018

WARREN — Charles B. Simmons, 71, of Warren, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 2, 1946, in Warren, the son of Charles and Beatrice Henley Simmons, and had lived in the area all his life. A graduate of Warren G. Harding ...

Ronald J. Capots 1940-2018

CORTLAND — Ronald J. Capots, 77, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Wake Forest, N.C. He was born April 6, 1940, in Warren, the son of John and Isabel Guarnieri Capots. He graduated Niles McKinley High School and entered the Air Force, serving in Vietnam. On return ...

George P. Gentis 1923-2018

WARREN — George P. Gentis, 95, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018, at his home, with his family by his side. He was born March 10, 1923, in Kournia, Chois Greece, the son of the late Percules and Sofia Taktikos Gentis. He came to Warren in 1956, and retired in 1988 from General Motors ...

Charlotte A. Daniels 1925-2018

WARREN — Charlotte Ann Daniels, 92, of Warren, formerly of Mineral Ridge, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018, at her home. She was born May 6, 1925, in Mineral Ridge, the daughter of the late Harry and Rachel Richards Bequeath. In September of 1948, Charlotte married Clyde Daniels. ...

Laurel C. Griffin 1922-2018

ORWELL — Laurel Clarence Griffin, 95, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Eagle Point Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born April 3, 1922, in East Orwell, the son of Clarence H. and Elvie Ruth Sweet Griffin. He was married to Doris E. Shivers Griffin on April 14, 1945. Laurel was a ...

Services

BETSY J. ACHLADIS, 61, Austintown. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday and 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, funeral home. BURIAL: Lake Park Cemetery. EDWARD S. CLEER, 55, Champion. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday, West Farmington United Methodist ...

Michael C. Parana 1936-2018

WARREN — Michael C. “Shan” Parana, 82, of Warren, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at home, with his loving family by his side, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 1, 1936, in Osceola Mills, Pa. He moved to Warren as a small child and remained a ...

Mary J. Shelko 1946-2018

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — Mary Jane “Janie” Shelko, 71, of Johnstown, Pa., formerly of Cortland, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown. Born April 29, 1946, in Baker Whitely, Pa., she was the daughter of Herman and Anna Mae Gracie Lepley. She attended ...

Samuel P. Robinson 1959-2018

WARREN — Samuel P. “Mokey” Robinson, 59, died Saturday, March 10, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. He was born Feb. 25, 1959, in Warren, the son of Lorenzo and Audrey Fambro Robinson. He was employed with General Electric and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Survivors ...

Lonnie R. Ervin 1961-2018

NILES — Lonnie Ray Ervin, 56, died Sunday, March 11, 2018, at University Hospitals in Cleveland, following an extended illness. He was born July 8, 1961, in Warren, the son of Taylor L. and Irene Benford Ervin Sr. Survivors include a brother, Phil Ervin Sr. of Brookfield; and sisters, ...