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Obituaries

Mary J. DiCristofaro 1953-2019

CORTLAND — Mary Joanne “Mary Jo” “MJ” DiCristofaro, 66, formerly of Warren, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, after a courageous battle with amyloidosis. She was born July 29, 1953, in Warren, a daughter of the late Raymond DiCristofaro and Louise Salvato DiCristofaro. Mary Jo ...

Joyce C. Halliday 1932-2019

WARREN — Joyce Carolyn Tarbet Halliday, 87, passed peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. Joyce was born Jan. 26, 1932, in Bellaire, the daughter of Roy E. and Hazel E. Weiss Tarbet. Joyce spent her early years on her family’s dairy farm. She was active ...

Kenneth L. Moran 1954-2019

GIRARD — Kenneth L. Moran, 65, passed away peacefully at his home Thursday evening, Nov. 14, 2019. Kenneth was born Jan. 24, 1954, in Girard, a son of the late John and Dorothy Smith Moran, and was a lifelong area resident. He worked for the City of Girard Street Department for 32 ...

Janice L. Reckard 1939-2019

SARASOTA, Fla. — Janice Lee Reckard (nee Thorpe), 79, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. She was born Nov. 29, 1939, in Brier Hill, Pa. Jan grew up in Uniontown, Pa. and graduated in 1957 from North Union High School, where she met the love of her life, James ...

Jerry E. Malcomson Sr. 1954-2019

NILES — Jerry E. Malcomson Sr., 65, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his family. Jerry was born Aug. 7, 1954, in Warren, a son of the late Samuel and Charlette Malcomson. Jerry was a graduate of Mineral Ridge High School and worked at Republic Services for ...

Beth E. Saylor 1944-2019

GIRARD — Beth E. Saylor, 75, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon, Nov. 14, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Beth was born Oct. 19, 1944, in Chardon, a daughter of the late George and Peg Noble Loveland; she came to this area in 1979. She was a 1962 graduate of Cardinal ...

Judith L. Wolfe 1933-2019

CHAMPION — Judith L. Wolfe, 86, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born Oct. 28, 1933, in Warren, the daughter of the late Bernard “Bing” and Mary Artis Lisby. She was a graduate of Howland High School and Kent State University. She taught at ...

Ruth A. McClearn 1938-2019

WEST FARMINGTON — Ruth A. McClearn, 81, passed away Thursday afternoon, Nov. 14, 2019, at Windsor House Nursing Center in Champion. She was born Jan. 1, 1938, in West Mecca, a daughter of Melvin C. and Flossie Lenney Overmier. Ruth attended Greene and Mecca schools and was employed as ...

Joseph E. Donnelly 1960-2019

CORTLAND — Joseph Edward Donnelly, 59, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at Cortland Healthcare Center. Joseph was born Aug. 2, 1960, in Salem, the son of Edward J. and Anneliese Becker Donnelly. Mr. Donnelly was employed as a schoolteacher at Hope Academy for Autism in Warren for many years. ...

John C. Maiorca 1948-2019

NILES — John Carmen “Butch” Maiorca, 71, passed away peacefully at 1:44 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital, surrounded by his loving and caring family. John was born Oct. 23, 1948, in Youngstown, the son of Carmen and Carmel Yezzo Maiorca and had lived in the ...

Services pending

WILLIAM MASSEY, 71, of Paris Township, died Tuesday at his residence. (Borowski Memorial Home) LEROY WALKER, 86, of Niles, died Friday at the Cleveland Clinic. (Borowski/Oak Meadow)

Services

ALFRED L. BRIGHT, 79, Youngstown. SERVICES: 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 24, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown. MICHAEL B. CLENDENIN, 60, Jacksonville, Ark. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Monday, Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home. CALLING HOURS: 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, funeral home. GEORGE W. FENNEL, ...

Services

ALFRED L. BRIGHT, 79, Youngstown. SERVICES: 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 24, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown. MICHAEL B. CLENDENIN, 60, Jacksonville, Ark. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Monday, Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home. CALLING HOURS: 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, funeral home. GEORGE W. FENNEL, ...

Richard A. Caspary 1952-2019

LEAVITTSBURG — Richard A. Caspary, 67, of Leavittsburg, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, at home. He was born July 18, 1952, in Youngstown, the son of Fleet and JoAnn Stainbrook Caspary, and other than 12 years in Florida, lived in the area all his life. A graduate of ...

Shirley M. Pence 1961-2019

LEAVITTSBURG — Shirley Mae Pence, 58, of Leavittsburg, passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Oct. 15, 1961, in Warren, the daughter of the late French and Frances Heatherly Humphrey. On Oct. 10, 1981, she married the love of her life, ...

Edward J. Wess 1958-2019

HUBBARD — Edward J. Wess, 61, died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at his son’s home, after a lengthy illness. He was born Oct. 10, 1958, in Youngstown, the son of Edward C. and Margaret McComb Wess. He was employed in auto body repair. Survivors include sons, Joshua Wess of Stafford, Va. ...

David A. Mosko 1963-2019

NILES — David A. “Bud” Mosko, 56, of Niles, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his family, after a short illness. He was born Sept. 24, 1963, in Warren, the son of Michael J. and Doris Mosko. He was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and was employed ...

Leslie L. Prentice 1943-2019

WARREN — Leslie L. Prentice, 75, passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 14, 2019, at Washington Square in Warren. Les was born Nov. 17, 1943, in Warren, a son of the late Albert and Doris Prentice. He enjoyed nature through fishing, playing horseshoes and the occasional backyard fire. Les was ...

Michael B. Clendenin 1959-2019

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. — Michael Bradley Clendenin, 60, passed from this life Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. He was born April 20, 1959, in Grass Valley, Calif., to Brady Odell and Colleen Harrison Clendenin. Survivors include his mother, Colleen Clendenin of Jacksonville; wife, Diane Himbury ...

Services pending

JOHN CARMEN “BUTCH” MAIORCA, 71, of Niles, died Thursday at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. (Holeton-Yuhasz) RUTH A. McCLEARN, 81, of West Farmington, died Thursday at Windsor House, Champion. (Carl W. Hall) CARRIE A. POUNDS, 55, of Paris Township, died Thursday in Newton Falls. ...