Obituaries

obi Bonini, Albert

Albert R. Bonini Sr. 1936-2017

CHAMPION — Albert R. “Al” Bonini Sr., 81, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. He was born May 7, 1936, in Indiana, Pa., the son of the late Joseph and Mary Bonini. Albert came to Warren in 1944, and he retired from Copperweld Steel Corp. as a crane ...

obi Dennison, Nita

Nita L. Dennison 1942-2017

WARREN — Nita Louise Workman Dennison, 75, of 1704 Oak St. SW, died Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh following a short illness. She was born Feb. 1, 1942, in Zanesville, daughter of William and Margaret Carmichael Workman. Ms. Dennison was employed as a ...

Services

ELEANOR M. BARNUM, 98, Howland. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Howland Community Church. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, church. LAURA J. DIETRICH, 89, Parkman. SERVICES: 11:30 a.m. Monday, Best Funeral Home, Middlefield. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, funeral home. BURIAL: Overlook ...

Services pending

EARL HOLLER, 82, of Johnston Township, died Friday morning, July 21, 2017, at St. Joseph-Warren Hospital. (Galloway-Onstott) ALEXIS ALEXANDER, 41, of Niles, died Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. (Staton-Borowski) PAUL GATES, 92, of Champion, died Sunday, July 23, 2107, ...

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Shirley Van Slyke 1935-2017

MASURY — Shirley Van Slyke, 81, of Masury, passed from this life at 10 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2017, following an extended illness while a patient in Orange Village Care Center in Masury. Shirley was born Aug. 13, 1935, at home in Masury, a daughter to Abraham and Laurabelle Rickert ...

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Tylor F. Palm 1996-2017

VIENNA — Tylor Ford Palm, 21, died unexpectedly Wednesday, July 19, 2017. A cause of death is pending. He was born Jan. 30, 1996, in Warren, a son of Laura K. Palm Mansfield. Tylor is survived by his mother, Laura (Dino) Mansfield of West Farmington; his daughter, Ella Kristine Palm; two ...

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Lisa S. Shoemaker 1962-2017

CORTLAND — Lisa S. Shoemaker, 54, passed away at her home Thursday, July 20, 2017, following a brave battle with cancer. Lisa was born Dec. 3, 1962, in Warren, to Robert and Bettie Toler Bryant. After graduating from Champion High School, she furthered her education at Youngstown State ...

OBI Strock Bertha

Bertha I. Strock 1927-2017

NILES — Bertha Irene Strock, 89, passed away peacefully at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. Bertha was born Aug. 1, 1927, in Indiana, Pa., the daughter of Eugene Arthur and Flora Viola Grove Russell Sr., and came to this area many years ago. Bertha graduated ...

obi Sampson Loretta

Loretta A. Sampson 1937-2017

NILES — Loretta Ann Sampson, 79, of Niles, died Friday, July 21, 2017, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. Loretta was born Oct. 17, 1937, in McDonald, a daughter of the late Mathew and Emma Wishak Luknis, and was a lifelong area resident. She graduated from McDonald High School in 1955 and ...

obi Siegfried Patricia

Patricia A. Siegfried 1938-2017

WARREN — Patricia Ann Siegfried, 78, died Thursday, July 20, 2017, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born Dec. 12, 1938, in Pasadena, Calif., the daughter of Walter Alfred and Sylvia Blachester Perkins Pollard. Patricia was a self-employed businesswoman. Patricia is survived by her ...

Services

ELEANOR. M. BARNUM, 98, Howland. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Howland Community Church. CALLING HOURS: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Lane Funeral Home, Warren Chapel, and 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, church. LAURA J. DIETRICH, 89, Parkman. SERVICES: 11:30 a.m. Monday, Best Funeral Home, Middlefield. CALLING ...

obi Lucik Mary

Mary K. Lucik 1924-2017

NORTH BLOOMFIELD — Mary K. Lucik, 92, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. Mary was born Aug. 19, 1924, in Rachel, W.Va., to Mike and Helen Popovich Kanosky. She grew up in West Virginia, graduating from Farmington High School in 1943. On June 12, 1948, she ...

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Jeffery L. Kish Jr. 1978-2017

VIENNA — Jeffery L. Kish Jr., 38, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at his home. Jeff was born Aug. 2, 1978, in Warren, a son of Jeffrey L. Kish Sr. and Linda Luster Arnal. He was a 1996 Mathews High School graduate and attended Kent State University. He was employed with the Fowler ...

obi Williams, Robin

Robin Williams 1975-2017

WARREN — Robin “Popeye” Williams, 41, of Warren, departed this life Tuesday, July 11, 2017. He leaves to mourn three sons, Tyrell J. Williams of Warren, Robin Williams Jr. of Columbus and Kashaun R. Williams of Warren; four daughters, Ms. Takya D. Williams, Ms. Candace J. Bishop and Ms. ...

Services

ELEANOR. M. BARNUM, 98, Howland. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Howland Community Church. CALLING HOURS: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Lane Funeral Home, Warren Chapel, and 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, church. DOUGLAS C. DARNALL, 74, Mineral Ridge. SERVICES: 3 p.m. Saturday, Lane Funeral Home, Mineral Ridge ...

Douglas C. Darnall 1942-2017

MINERAL RIDGE — Douglas C. Darnall, 74, died Wednesday evening, July 19, 2017, at his home. Doug was born Dec. 12, 1942, in Los Angeles, the son of Ira and Jeanette Darnall. He graduated from Chula Vista High School in California, attended San Diego State and received his Ph.D, from Kent ...

obi Dietrich, Laura

Laura J. Dietrich 1927-2017

PARKMAN — Laura J. Whitney Dietrich, 89, died Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Briar Hill Healthcare Residence. She was born Sept. 19, 1927, in Troy Township, the daughter of Lloyd and Emily Hull Whitney. Laura retired as a secretary at Cardinal Middle School after 27 years. She is survived ...

obi Lawrence William R

William R. Lawrence 1923-2017

MINERAL RIDGE — William R. “Bob” Lawrence, 94, of Mineral Ridge, went to be with the Lord late Wednesday morning, July 19, 2017, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. Bob was born March 28, 1923, in Emlenton, Pa., the son of George S. and Erma G. Ace Lawrence and came to this area in 1937. ...

obi Williams, Robin

Robin Williams 1975-2017

WARREN — Robin “Popeye” Williams, 41, of Warren, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Columbus, following an extended illness. He was born July 30, 1975, in Warren, the son of Sylvester and Jimmie Hill Williams. Mr. Williams retired from Vista Window Company. Besides his mother of ...

Herman R. Gelbke 1921-2017

VIENNA — Herman R. Gelbke, 96, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. He was born in 1921 in Fowler. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army. There will be no services. Burial will be in Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna. Arrangements are by ...