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Obituaries

William C. Love Jr. 1954-2019

KILGORE, Texas — William Charles “Chuck” Love Jr., 65, formerly of Warren, died Sunday, March 10, 2019, in Liberty City, Texas. Chuck was born Feb. 14, 1954, in Norfolk, Va., the son of William Charles and Audrey Love Sr. He married Susan on Aug. 20, 1983, and they started a family. ...

Mary E. Avery 1938-2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — Mary Eleanor Avery, 80, died Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. She was born April 25, 1938, the daughter of Charles A. Phillips Sr. and Helen E. Reid. Mary was a 1956 graduate of Girard High School, was a radioman in the U.S. Navy and retired as a supervisor in ...

Elizabeth A. Huff 1927-2019

MASSILLON — Elizabeth A. Huff, 91, of Massillon, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019. She was born on July 6, 1927, in Logrow, W.Va., the daughter of the late Michael and Dorti Harvan Sifro. She lived most of her life in the Warren area, where she grew up, was married and raised her ...

Connie A. Kovacich 1958-2019

CHARDON — Connie A. Kovacich, 60, of Chardon, formerly of Niles, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019. She was born April 20, 1958, in Warren, the daughter of Dominic and Carmela Rinaldi Liguori. Connie was a 1976 graduate of Niles McKinley High School and was employed as an insurance ...

Paul M. Pickett 1978-2019

CAMPBELL — Paul Michael Pickett, of Campbell, passed away unexpectedly 7:36 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019, in an automobile accident. He was 41 years old. Mike was born Feb. 17, 1978, in Warren, the son of Charles Pickett and Maureena Lee Mountcastle. He was a graduate of Warren G. ...

Marcus A. Pickett 2008-2019

CAMPBELL — Marcus Anthony Pickett, of Campbell, passed away unexpectedly at 7:36 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019, in an automobile accident. He was 11 years old. He was born Jan. 16, 2008, in Warren, the son of Paul “Mike” Pickett and Amanda D. Tenney. Marcus attended Lowellville School ...

Lelia Banks 1930-2019

WARREN — Lelia Banks, 88, of Warren, formerly of Niles, peacefully transitioned from pain into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ as she slumbered on Friday, March 22, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. Ms. Lelia was born July 1, 1930, in Uniontown, Ala. She was one ...

Mary Currie 1931-2019

WARREN — Mary “Rena” Currie, 87, died Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Gillette nursing home. She was born Dec. 2, 1931, in Warren, a daughter of Sye and Eliza Brogdon Bassord. She was a cook at the Trumbull Country Club, owned Renae’s Catering, and had been employed as an assembler ...

Grace L. Cline 2000-2019

NILES — Grace Lee Cline, 18, passed away peacefully at 9:07 a.m. Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Akron Children’s Hospital after a two-year battle with leukemia. She was born Aug. 24, 2000, in Warren, a daughter of Linda Lee Clay Barnhart. Grace was a 2018 graduate of Niles McKinley High ...

Stephen T. Smith 1965-2019

CHAMPION — Stephen T. Smith, 53, died peacefully Sunday, March 24, 2019, at the Cleveland Clinic with family by his side, after a long, courageous battle with kidney disease. He was born May 10, 1965, in Warren, the son of the late Richard L. Smith and Bonita M. Smith. Stephen was a 1984 ...

Thelma F. Blake 1934-2019

WARREN —Thelma F. Blake, 85, of Warren, passed away Monday morning, March 25, 2019, at University Hospital of Cleveland. She was born Feb. 2, 1934, in Waynesburg, Pa., a daughter of Arley and Mabel Romack McMasters. Thelma was a 1952 graduate of Waynesburg High School, and was employed as ...

Services

EMOGENE ANDRIKO, 92, Newton Falls. SERVICES: 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Amvets Post 112, Newton Falls. DREW J. BALACH, 60, Sharon, Pa. SERVICES: 6 p.m. Wednesday, J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home, Sharon. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home. RONALD A. BOWSER, 71, Masury. ...

Services pending

REBECCA M. MOHN, 57, of Girard, died Monday.(Blackstone)

James L. Cain 1937-2019

CHAMPION — James L. Cain, 81, of Champion, went to be with the Lord, surrounded by his loving family, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at the Largo Medical Center in Largo, Fla. Jim was born April 6, 1937, in Littleton, W.Va., a son of Ernest and Edna Church Cain. He was a 1956 graduate of ...

Leonard M. Sikes 1956-2019

WARREN — Leonard “Lenny” Michael Sikes Esq., 62, of Warren, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Warren. He was born Oct. 14, 1956, in Warren, the son of Lee J. Sikes and Theresa M. Salvato Sikes. Lenny was a Warren Western Reserve graduate and he earned a criminal justice degree ...

Marie Rehak 1934-2019

HERMITAGE, Pa. — Marie Rehak, 84, passed away of natural causes Sunday, March 24, 2019, at her residence in Hermitage, Pa. She was born on March 25, 1934, in Farrell, Pa., to the late Vitus and Mary Chintella Rehak. Marie was a member of Church of Notre Dame in Hermitage, Pa. She ...

Edith L. Hoffman 1930-2019

HOWLAND —Edith Lucille Khoenle Hoffman, 88, of Howland, passed away, surrounded by loved ones, on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Shepherd of the Valley in Howland. Edith was born June 12, 1930, in Warren. Edith was preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, Kenneth A. Hoffman ...

Mary E. Avery 1938-2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — Mary Eleanor Avery, 80, died Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. She was born April 25, 1938, the daughter of Charles A. Phillips Sr. and Helen E. Reid. Mary was a 1956 graduate of Girard High School, was a radioman in the U.S. Navy and retired as a supervisor in ...

Services

EMOGENE ANDRIKO, 92, Newton Falls. SERVICES: 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Amvets Post 112, Newton Falls. DREW J. BALACH, 60, Sharon, Pa. SERVICES: 6 p.m. Wednesday, J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home, Sharon. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home. WILLIAM A. BASILON, 66, Howland. ...

Services pending

GRACE LEE CLINE, 18, of Niles, died Sunday at Akron Children’s Hospital. (Holeton-Yuhasz) JEAN GWIN, 93, of Champion, died Monday at home. (Staton-Borowski) MENDY LEE JONES, 42, of Warren, died March 13 in the emergency room of Trumbull Regional Medical Center. (Wm Nicholas) CONNIE ...