Obituaries

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 ...

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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 ...

obi Paltza, Louis

Louis F. Paltza 1922-2017

TROY TOWNSHIP — Louis F. Paltza Jr. 94, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center in Chardon. He was born Nov. 2, 1922, in Cleveland, the son of Louis F. and Priscilla Radovitz Paltza. Louis was an infantryman in the Army Rangers during World War II, and ...

Services

RONALD P. BICH, 75, Brookfield. SERVICES: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, Brookfield. CALLING HOURS: 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, funeral home. INTERMENT: St. John’s Orthodox Church Cemetery, Hermitage, Pa. RALPH B. CHUEY, 87, Girard. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Friday, Blackstone Funeral ...

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Eleanor M. Barnum 1919-2017

HOWLAND — Eleanor M. Barnum, 98, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, at Burbank Parke Care Center in Burbank, Ohio. Eleanor was born July 14, 1919, in Mineral Ridge, to William and Marie Bowen Young. She graduated from Niles McKinley High School in 1937. On Aug. 28, 1940, she was united ...

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Nicholas Kraynek 1934-2017

WARREN — Nicholas Kraynek, 83, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Nicholas was born Feb. 2, 1934, in Monessen, Pa., to the late Stephan and Mariah Kraynek. He and his family relocated to Warren in 1963. Nicholas worked for General Motors in Lordstown as an ...

obi Natale Barbara E

Barbara E. Natale 1945-2017

WARREN — Barbara E. “Barb” Natale, 71, of Warren, passed away Sunday morning, June 18, 2017, with her loving family by her side. She was born July 23, 1945, in Warren, the daughter of Joseph and Ann Susko Grgurich and was a lifelong area resident. Barb will be sadly missed but always ...

obi Matthews Caroline M

Caroline M. Matthews 1923-2017

CORTLAND — Caroline M. Matthews, 93, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, surrounded by her family at the home she shared with her daughter and granddaughter, in Diamond. Caroline was born Oct. 13, 1923, in Spangler, Pa., to Joseph and Irene Staffen Habosky. On June 3, 1946, she was ...

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Bethany L. Root 1983-2017

ATCHISON, Kan. — Bethany Lynn Root, 34, of Atchison, Kan., passed away in a plane crash Sunday, July 16, 2017. Bethany was born April 8, 1983, in Warren. A graduate of Maplewood High School and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, she was a brilliant student and was ...

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Jessie A. Glover 1919-2017

WARREN — Jessie A. Glover, 97, died Friday, July 14, 2017, at her residence. Jessie was born Oct. 6, 1919, in Alvy, W.Va., the daughter of Mahlon and Mary Alice Baker. During World War II, Jessie was a women’s ordinance worker, making ammunitions for the U.S. war effort at Martin ...

Service pending

LOUIS F. PALTZA JR., 94, of Troy Township, died Wednesday at Geauga Medical Center, Chardon. (Staton-Borowski)