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Obituaries

Anita Dennison 1953-2021

WARREN — Anita Dennison, 67, entered into eternal rest Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at Community Skilled Health Care Centre. She was born Dec. 19, 1953, in Warren, the daughter of Jessie and Anniest E. Williams Kirksey. A graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, Anita had worked as a ...

Terry L. Wasylink 1947-2021

CORTLAND — Terry L. Wasylink, 73, of Cortland, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, Feb. 26, 2021, surrounded by his wife and daughters, while a patient at the Cleveland Clinic, following complications of the COVID-19 virus. Terry was born in Warren on Nov. 13, 1947, and was a graduate ...

Betty L. Dickman 1937-2021

WARREN — Betty Lou Dickman, 83, of Warren, formerly of Hartford, passed away Sunday afternoon, Feb. 28, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Health Center. She was born Sept. 23, 1937, in Sharon, Pa., the daughter of Amos and Emma Waite Bell. She married Richard J. Dickman on Aug. 19, 1955. He preceded ...

Irene Franklin 1935-2021

NEWTON FALLS — Irene Franklin, 85, of Newton Falls, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born June 21, 1935, in Ludwigshafen, Germany, the daughter of Phillipp and Elisa Toni Talaga Gutermann. Irene had worked for Avon, selling cosmetics. She was a ...

William Milton Schumm 1921-2021

GIRARD — William Milton Schumm, 99, of Girard, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the comfort of his home. William was born July 30, 1921, in McDonald, a son of William Mercer and Rosalie Schoffstall Schumm. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War ...

Louwean E. Sprague 1931-2021

WARREN — Louwean E. Sprague, 90, of Warren, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at Shepherd of the Valley Liberty. She was born Jan. 11, 1931, in Warren, a daughter of the late Charles and Omel Madaugh Shafer. On Oct. 18, 1952, she married John F. Sprague, and they spent ...

Joseph C. Rek 1952-2021

NILES — Joseph “Joey” Clarence Rek, 68, died at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, at Continuing Healthcare of Niles. He was born Oct. 21, 1952, in Warren, the son of Raymond and Alice Yarosh Rek. He served in the Army, stationed in Germany. Survivors include his sisters, Millicent ...

James B. Rodgers 1952-2021

WARREN — James “Jim” B. Rodgers, 68, of Warren, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at his home with his family by his side. He was born April 9, 1952, in Warren, a son of the late Howard M. Rodgers and the late Grace L. Lisby Rodgers. On Aug. 10, 1974, he married Denise L. ...

Judith L. O’Malley Goss 1941-2021

NILES — Judith L. O’Malley Goss, 80, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. She was born Jan. 12, 1941, in Warren, the daughter of Frank and Frances Capella. She was employed as a model by the House of Fashion, then became a homemaker. Survivors include her three children, James N. Goss II, ...

Services

CATHERINE CARSON, 97, Girard. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Tuesday, St. Rose Catholic Church, Girard. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, church. JANE V. DUDA, 100, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Tuesday, St. John Paul II Parish, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, church. ALFRED M. ENGLISH, ...

Alfred M. English 1928-2021

NILES — Alfred “Al” Milo English, 92, departed this life on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. He was born on April 6, 1928, the eldest son of Milo Alfred English and Nora Pitts English. Al grew up in Sinnemahoning, Pennsylvania. He moved to Niles in 1943, where he met Lois Crawford. The two ...

Jasson T. Faison 1976-2021

WARREN — Jasson T. Faison, 44, died of natural causes Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. He was born June 8, 1976, in Warren, the son of Joe Price and Florence Pauling Faison. He was owner / operator of Let’s Make It Happen Photography for 30 years and also Chatta Box Entertainment, Aremini Oil Co ...

Brenda L. Tenney 1960-2021

MINERAL RIDGE — Brenda Lee Tenney of Mineral Ridge, passed away at 11:53 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, in the emergency room of St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was 61 years old. Brenda was born on Feb. 5, 1960, in Warren, the daughter of David “Buzz” Lowe and Wanda Whittaker Lowe. She ...

Howard Kemery 1952-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Howard Kemery, 69, of Youngstown, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at Windsor House at Liberty Health Care Center. Howard was born Feb. 17, 1952, in Youngstown, the son of Harold E. and Clara L. Watt Kemery. Howard was an industrial arts teacher at South Range School System from ...

Larry Clisby 1947-2021

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Larry Clisby, longtime voice of Purdue Basketball and Lafayette sports personality, died Saturday morning, Feb. 27, 2021, at his home in Florida. Clisby fought a long, courageous battle with lung and metastatic brain cancer. He was 74. Larry was born Feb. 21, 1947, in ...

Theodore G. Nicoloff Sr. 1944-2021

HUBBARD — Theodore G. Nicoloff Sr., age 76, of Hubbard, passed away on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Theodore was born Dec. 10, 1944, in Youngstown, a son of George and Irene Agnone Nicoloff. He was a 1963 graduate of North High School. Theodore was a ...

Charles Hutchinson 1933-2021

NILES — Charles “Schoolboy” Hutchinson, 87, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at Continuing Healthcare of Niles. He was born Aug. 2, 1933, in Ridgeway, S.C. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, where his rank was Private First Class. He was employed as a steel worker. Survivors include ...

Catherine Carson 1923-2021

GIRARD — Catherine Carey Carson, 97, of Girard, passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at Hospice House in Poland. She was born Nov. 1, 1923, in Girard, the daughter of Dominic and Maria “Mary” J. Parilla Carson. Catherine served her country in World War II in the Women’s Army Corps as ...

Jane V. Duda 1920-2021

WARREN — Jane Victoria Bialon Duda, age 100, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at Shepherd of the Valley. Jane was born Aug. 25, 1920, in Homestead, Pa., a daughter of Mary and Francizek Bialon. She graduated from Gladstone High School in Homestead. Jane had worked for ...

Edna M. DiLoreto 1924-2021

WARREN — Edna M. DiLoreto, 96, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at Gillette Nursing Home. Edna was born on Sept. 28, 1924, in Warren, the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Danessa DiLoreto. Edna loved her sports. She was die-hard Cleveland Indians fan and loved ...