Obituaries

Gerald G. Bodnar 1955-2019

LORDSTOWN — Gerald G. “Jerry” Bodnar, 63, noted local musician, passed away Wednesday evening, March 20, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren, following a lengthy struggle with carcinoid cancer, surrounded by his family. Gerald was born Sept. 10, 1955, in Youngstown, a ...

Wayne L. Parker 1926-2019

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Wayne L. Parker, 93, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019, at Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge from a rare neurodegenerative disease. Wayne was born Jan. 12, 1926, in Ravenna, the fourth son of the late John and Alta Pettit Parker. He married Claribel Wilcox Oct.15, 1950, ...

E. Dolores Pettigrew 1940-2019

WEATHERSFIELD — Dolores Pettigrew, 78, of Weathersfield, passed away peacefully in her sleep 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at her home. Dolores was born July 27, 1940, in Cherry Run Apollo, Pa., the daughter of the late Kenneth W. and Dalphine M. George Kunkle and came to Ohio in ...

Raymond L. Pelyhes Sr. 1935-2019

NILES — Raymond L. Pelyhes Sr., 84, of Niles, died at 11:19 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in the emergency room at Trumbull Regional Medical Center, after suffering a heart attack at Vista at the Ridge. Ray was born March 12, 1935, in Ashtabula, the son of the late Andrew and Elizabeth B. ...

Florence V. Satterlee 1922-2019

WEST FARMINGTON — Florence V. Satterlee, 97, died Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Windsor House at Champion. She was born Jan. 5, 1922, in Youngstown, a daughter of Watson and Florence Upham Rice. She had retired from Johnson Rubber in Middlefield and had been employed at Heltzel Steel in ...

Kathleen L. Medzie 1957-2019

WARREN — Kathleen L. Medzie, 61, of Warren, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at her home. She was born March 24, 1957, in Warren, the daughter of the late Walter J. and Virginia Nethers Mrus. Kathleen was a graduate of Champion High School and was floral arranger with Jensen’s ...

Services pending

WILLIAM ANTHONY BASILON, 66, of Howland, died Thursday at home. (Lane, Roberts-Clark) BRADY W. GIZDIC, 25, of Cortland, died Tuesday at his residence. (Staton-Borowski) LOUIS A. IZZO, 95, of Girard, died Thursday. (Blackstone) ANTHONY ZIRAFI, 89, of Girard, died Thursday. (Blackstone)

Services

WILLIAM R. AUSTIN, 89, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday, Greenlawn Cemetery chapel, Greene Township. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Lane Funeral Home, Roberts-Clark Chapel, Warren. CLARICE C. CUMMINGS, 97, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday, Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING ...

Rev. Jimmy R. Rogers 1938-2019

OLD WASHINGTON — Rev. Jimmy R. Rogers, age 80, of Old Washington, Ohio, walked into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to receive his eternal reward on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, surrounded by family, defeating his battle with Alzheimer’s disease. His devotion to his family, ...

Nancy Puckett 1962-2019

CHAMPION — Nancy Puckett, 57, died of natural causes Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born March 9, 1962, in Warren, the daughter of Raymond Sr. and Eleanor Wilson Benton. She had been employed in sales and retail. Survivors include her husband, Virgil A. ...

R. Elmer Dunn 1927-2019

WARREN — R. Elmer Dunn, 91, of Warren, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Windsor House of Champion. He was born July 13, 1927, in Morgantown, W.Va., a son of the late Sheridan S. and Bessie J. Minnear Dunn. Elmer worked for Darwall Furniture for over 30 years. He had a lifelong ...

William R. Austin 1929-2019

WARREN — William “Bill” Richard Austin, age 89, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019, at Washington Square Care Center. He was born June 17, 1929, in Morgantown, W.Va., to the late Denzil R. and Thelma Jean Stewart Austin. Bill was a proud veteran, serving in the U.S. Army during the ...

Mary B. Rich 1943-2019

WARREN — Mary Beth Rich, 75, died Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 10, 1943, in Youngstown, the daughter of Henry H. and Kathrine Kavanaugh Higley. She was employed as a nurse’s assistant at Home Health Care. Survivors include her ...

Clarice C. Cummings 1921-2019

WARREN — Clarice C. Cummings, 97, of Warren, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. She was born April 20, 1921, in Adrian, W.Va., the daughter of the late Lloyd and Ethel Cutright Crites. Clarice retired from General Electric Trumbull Lamp in 1986 after ...

Services pending

CHARLOTTE E. LESHER, 71, of Warren, died Tuesday. (Borowksi Memorial Home) RAYMOND L. PELYHES SR., 84, of Niles, died Wednesday at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. (Staton-Borowski)

Mary T. Kudyba 1924-2019

CORTLAND — Mary T. Kudyba, 94, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Lake Vista in Cortland. She was born Oct. 30, 1924, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Salvatore and Jennie Timperio. She retired from Packard Electric as a press operator. She is survived by her stepson, Victor ...

Services

CHARLES W. ALLISON, 90, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Thursday, Carl W. Hall Funeral Home. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, funeral home. JAMES M. CLUSE, 54, Masury. SERVICES: 6 p.m. Thursday, Six-Fourteen (United Methodist) Church, Masury. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, ...

Robert A. Nader 1928-2019

WARREN — Robert A. Nader, 90, prominent Northeastern Ohio judge, legislator and attorney, died Friday, March 15, 2019, at Continuing Health Solutions at The Ridge. Born and raised in Warren, Ohio, in 1953, he founded Nader and Nader, attorneys, with Paul G. Nader, his brother and colleague ...

Elwood A. Stone 1924-2019

NORTH JACKSON — Elwood A. “Stoney” Stone, 94, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Antonine Village in North Jackson. He was born Oct. 14, 1924, in West Decatur, Pa., the son of the late Lloyd and Elsie Stone. He retired in 1985 from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation as ...

Margaret Potopovich 1933-2019

NEWTON FALLS — Margaret Potopovich, 86, of Newton Falls, passed on a peaceful Sunday afternoon, March 17, 2019, at the Antonine Village in North Jackson, Ohio. She was born Jan. 20, 1933, in Warren, Ohio, the daughter of John and Anna Susko Prokop. Margaret was the third youngest of John ...