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Obituaries

Salvatore Seminatore Jr. 1936-2020

NORTH BLOOMFIELD — Salvatore “Sam” Seminatore Jr., 84, of North Bloomfield, passed away Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, at Ohman Family Living at Briar. He was born July 5, 1936, in Cleveland to the late Salvatore A. and Julia Zack Seminatore. Sam served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the ...

Robert E. Hepfner Jr. 1957-2020

GIRARD — Robert E. Hepfner Jr., 63, of Girard, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Bob was born Sept. 14, 1957, in Youngstown, the son of Robert E. and Dorethia Rettig Hepfner Sr. Bob was a 1975 graduate of Liberty High School. Bob earned his ...

Roy E. Pierce III 1954-2020

COLEBROOK — Roy E. Pierce III, 66, of Colebrook, passed away Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, on his birthday, at UH Geauga Medical Center. He was born in 1954 in Athens, the son of the late Roy E. Jr. and Jo Ann Stace Pierce. Roy was raised in Cortland, and for the last 30 years called ...

Minnie L. Walker 1932-2020

WARREN — Minnie L. Walker, 88, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born Feb. 6, 1932, in Luverne, Ala., to John and Bernice Parks Jackson. She lived in the local area since 1952. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Warren. Minnie loved ...

Services

BARBARA J. BARNETT, 82, formerly of the area. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Thursday, Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, funeral home. JOAN M. CRAWFORD, 92, Champion. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Monday, Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: noon to 1 p.m. Monday, ...

Services pending

JAMES L. GIDDINGS, 84, of Vienna, died Saturday. (Staton-Borowski) MARY JANE WILLIAMS, 78, of Niles, died Friday at the Cleveland Clinic. (Holloway-Williams)

Agnes J. Kulchock 1931-2020

WARREN — Agnes J. Kulchock, 89, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at her residence. She was born June 9, 1931, in Scranton, Pa., the daughter of Anthony and Lena Evangelista. Agnes was a graduate of South Union High School in Pennsylvania. She moved to Warren in 1956. She ...

Leonard M. Murphy 1935-2020

WARREN — Leonard M. “Murph” Murphy, 85, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at Shepherd of the Valley - Howland. He was born June 8, 1935, in Cleveland, the son of Bernard and Bernadette Murphy. He was a 1953 graduate of Cleveland Benedictine, attended John Carroll ...

Richard D. Placer 1956-2020

WARREN — Richard D. Placer, 64, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at Continuing Healthcare at the Ridge. He was born Oct. 2, 1956, in Warren, the son of Raymond and Dorothy Ford Placer Sr. He received his bachelor’s degree in history and business at Youngstown State University ...

Joy White 1962-2020

HOWLAND — Joy White, 58, a lifetime area resident, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, nearly four years after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Joy was born Aug. 2, 1962, the daughter of the late James F. Grooms Sr. and Gwendolyn Pentz Grooms, now Gwendolyn Doyle of Las Vegas, Nevada. In ...

Gerald E. Streb Sr. 1932-2020

ELLENTON, Fla. — Gerald E. Streb Sr, 88, formerly of Youngstown, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. Gerald was born Feb. 11, 1932, in Youngstown, to Frederic M. and Martha Ann Streb. Gerald worked for Youngstown Sheet and Tube and later drove for Corroce Trucking. Gerald was preceded ...

Hajo A. Kolshorn 1927-2020

WARREN — Hajo A. Kolshorn, 93, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Mr. Kolshorn was born in Hannover, Germany, on Feb. 4, 1927, the son of Otto Kolshorn, Ph.D. (born Muller) and Emmi Holshorn. He was a nursing home administrator. Survivors include his wife, Monna Kolshorn; six children, ...

Dorothy Ann Welday 1923-2020

WARREN — Dorothy Ann Nastal Welday, 97, died peacefully at home in her sleep, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, while in recent hospice care. She had been living in Howland since recovering from a broken hip in 2016. Dorothy was born Jan. 22, 1923, in Warren, the last of eight children born to Joseph ...

Joseph D. Lucci 1957-2020

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Joseph David Lucci, 63, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, after a difficult but brave battle with mesothelioma. A lifelong resident of Ohio, Joe was born to Cecil and Angeline DelGarbino Lucci April 30, 1957, in Youngstown. He was a loving brother of Judge Eugene (Amy ...

Mary Lou Robertson 1930-2020

WARREN — Mary Lou Robertson, 90, went to be with the Lord Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. She was born March 2, 1930 in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Frederick Wilhelm and the late Mary Sherman Semple Anglemyer. On June 24, 1954, she married Robert T. ...

Samuel J. Lanza 1944-2020

GREEN — Sam Lanza, 76, passed away Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. He was born June 13, 1944 in Akron, to the late Joseph and Vivian Lanza. Sam was a 1962 graduate of St. Vincent-St. Mary High School and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He retired from General Motors Lordstown in 2006, ...

Richard L. Webb 1929-2020

WARREN — Richard L. Webb, 91, died early Sunday morning, Oct. 18, 2020, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. He was born Aug. 25, 1929, in Lordstown, a son of the late Benjamin and Olive Moeschberger Webb. Richard was a 1947 graduate of Lordstown High School. He was employed as a store manager ...

Joan M. Funaro 1938-2020

GIRARD — Joan M. Funaro, 82, passed away at Guardian Healthcare in Youngstown, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. Joan was born Feb. 20, 1938, in Youngstown, the daughter of James and Agnes Knight Stevens. She was a member of Girard First United Methodist Church and a member and officer of the ...

Kalliope Kondoleon 1927-2020

WARREN — Kalliope Giambilis Kondoleon, 93, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at Armstrong Memory Care in Champion. Kalliope (”Kay, Popy”) was born March 22, 1927, in Warren, the daughter of Panteleimon (Pete) and Sofia Ticoras Giambilis. Kalliope lived her entire life in ...

Sheryl L. Weeks 1958-2020

BRISTOLVILLE — Sheryl Lynn Weeks, 62, was welcomed into the arms of Jesus on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Sheryl was born June 11, 1958, in Warren, the daughter of Edna and John (Top) Fox. Cherished memories of Sheryl will be carried on by her beloved husband, Earl (Roscoe) Weeks, whom she ...