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Obituaries

Shirley J. Jones 1945-2020

WARREN — Shirley J. Jones, age 74, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Oct. 18, 1945, in Montebello, Calif., the daughter of Roy Charles and Dorothy Irene Harper Painter, and lived most of her life in the Warren ...

Elizabeth Choban 1929-2020

McDONALD — Elizabeth Choban, 91, previously of McDonald, passed away peacefully Friday, June 5, 2020, in her apartment at Danbury Senior Living, Columbus. She was born May 5, 1929, the daughter of Joseph and Bertha Illeys Ferenczy. She was a National Honor Society graduate of Girard ...

Raymond W. Dyling 1937-2020

JOHNSTON — Raymond W. Dyling, 82, died Friday, June 5, 2020, at home. He was born Dec. 12, 1937, in Niles, the son of Raymond W. and Helen Booth Dyling. He was employed at Republic / WCI Steel and also was an insurance salesman. Survivors include two children, Jarred A. Dyling of ...

Joyce K. Sonny 1942-2020

WARREN — Joyce K. Sonny, 78, of Warren, passed away Thursday evening, May 28, 2020, at her residence. She was born Feb. 13, 1942, in Steubenville, a daughter of the late Lewis and Phyllis Thomas Dickson. Joyce attended Leavittsburg High School and spent her adult life as a homemaker, ...

Charles E. Lilly 1944-2020

NEWTON FALLS — Charles E. Lilly, 75, of Newton Falls, passed away peacefully into eternal rest Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center, Warren. He was born Nov. 3, 1944, in Grassy Meadows, W.Va., the son of the late Ralph William Lilly and Dorothy Ann Buckland Lilly. ...

Jeffrey J. Fonce 1955-2020

NILES — Jeffrey James Fonce, 64, died Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at Hospice House, Poland. He was born Oct. 31, 1955, in Youngstown, the son of Angelo Julius and Rose Ann Pascarella Fonce. He was of the Catholic faith and had attended Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Niles. He was ...

Richard D. Furano 1933-2020

NILES – Richard Donald Furano, 86, passed away at 8:14 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center, following a lengthy illness. He was born Aug. 14, 1933, in Brownsville, Pa., the son of Dominic and Carmella “Nellie” (Paul) Furano. He was a graduate of Redstone ...

Services pending

POLYVIOS P. “PAUL” PAVLIDIS, 86, of Belin Center, died Thursday at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. (Peter Rossi & Son) JOSEPH JAMES SLOMCHECK, 75, of Warren, died May 28 at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. (Sinchak & Sons )

Services

ARTIS R. BATTLE, 65, Warren. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Home, Warren. HELEN E. CIFERNO, 91, Warren. SERVICES: noon Saturday, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish-St. James Church, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. immune compromised and 10 a.m. to ...

Daniel R. Mattison 1924-2020

DENVER, Colo. — Daniel R. Mattison, 96, left this world a better place at his passing, Friday, May 22, 2020. He was born April 14, 1924, in the village of McDonald. He dearly loved his wife, Marjorie until (and beyond) her death in 2011. Daniel was a true member of the “Greatest ...

Robert H. Parker 1951-2020

WARREN —- Robert H. “Bobby” Parker, 68, died Monday, June 1, 2020, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital, following complications of COPD. He was born Dec. 4, 1951, in Youngstown, the son of Howard Eugene “Sonny” Parker and Patricia Evely Thompson McQuown and stepfather, Carl Ralph McQuown, ...

Dennis R. Mathy 1948-2020

KINSMAN — Dennis R. Mathy, 71, of Kinsman, formerly of Garrettsville, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at home, surrounded by his loving family, after a battle with lung cancer caused by Agent Orange, while he was in the military. The world has lost a hero. He was born Dec. 19, 1948, ...

Judy C. Lusk 1939-2020

LEAVITTSBURG — Judy C. Lusk, 80, of Leavittsburg, passed away Friday afternoon, May 29, 2020, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. She was born Aug. 19, 1939, in Warren, a daughter of the late John and Marian Desavigny Hogan. Judy was a 1957 graduate of Leavittsburg High School and spent ...

Fannie J. Detweiler 1944-2020

MIDDLEFIELD — Fannie J. Miller Detweiler ,75, died Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Marymount Hospital in Garfield Heights. She was born Dec. 4, 1944, in Chardon, a daughter of John D. and Katie J. Miller Miller. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Survivors include her ...

Roberta Marhefky 1953-2020

CHAMPION — Roberta Marhefky, of Champion, passed away at 6:55 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Continuing Healthcare at the Ridge. She was 66. Roberta was born July 24, 1953, in Kittanning, Pa., the daughter of Robert and Shirley Bowser Findley. She attended Western Reserve High School. ...

Clifford G. Fowler 1948-2020

BROOKFIELD — Clifford G. Fowler, 72, died Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at Sharon Regional Hospital, following an extended illness. Clifford was born March 14, 1948, in Salem, a son of George W. and Dorothy Stock Fowler. He was self-employed as a truck driver for 44 years. Survivors include ...

Carol J. Harrison 1943-2020

WARREN — Carol J. Harrison, 76, died Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. She was born Sept. 9, 1943, in Warren, the daughter of Glade B. and Agnes Sigal Harrison. She was employed as a home health aide for SCOPE and was of the Methodist faith. Survivors ...

Services

ARTIS R. BATTLE, 65, Warren. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, funeral home. HELEN E. CIFERNO, 91, Warren. SERVICES: noon Saturday, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish-St. James Church, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 9:30 a.m. ...

Services pending

RICHARD D. FURANO, 86, of Niles, died Wednesday at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. (Holeton-Yuhasz) SHIRLEY J. JONES, 74, of Warren, died Wednesday at her residence. (Staton-Borowski) JENNIFER M. LONG, 44, of Boardman, died Thursday at Hospice House, Poland. (Staton-Borowski) SUSAN K. ...

Dennis R. Mathy 1948-2020

KINSMAN — Dennis R. Mathy, 71, of Kinsman, formerly of Garrettsville, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at home, surrounded by his loving family, after a battle with lung cancer caused by Agent Orange, while he was in the military. The world has lost a hero. He was born Dec. 19, 1948, ...