Obituaries

Thomas S. Smith Sr. 1936-2018

MINERAL RIDGE — Thomas S. Smith Sr., 82, of Mineral Ridge, passed away at 4:52 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Thomas was born at home Sept. 26, 1936, in Mineral Ridge, the son of the late Joseph and Mary Ellen Hammell Smith Sr. He was a ...

Paul E. Mrofchak 1931-2018

GIRARD — Paul E. Mrofchak, 87, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, Dec. 11, 2018, at Omni Manor in Youngstown. Paul was born Jan. 10, 1931, in Niles, a son of the late George and Anna Mrofchak, and was a lifelong area resident. Mr. Mrofchak worked for Ellwood Advertising and also ...

William J. Eaton 1945-2018

ORWELL — William J. Eaton, 73, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, at Signature Heath Care in Warren. He was born Sept. 17, 1945, in Youngstown, the son of Leo Joseph and Harriet H. Inglis Eaton. A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, with visitation one hour prior to ...

Ruth M. Parker 1921-2018

FAIRFIELD — Ruth M. Parker, 97, formerly of Warren and Cortland, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. She was born Oct 5, 1921, in Wimbledon, England, to Charles and Clara Middleton Stevens. After enduring the Battle of Britain with her family at home in London, she served in the British ...

Gene F. Wilson 1931-2018

CHAMPION — Gene F. Wilson, 87, of Champion, departed this life Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 12, 2018, at his home. He was born Jan. 21, 1931, in Fowler, the son of the late Earl J. and Elza Trumbull Wilson. Gene was a graduate of Fowler High School. He then served in the U.S. Army 3rd ...

Roger E. Platt 1938-2018

CHARLESTOWN — Roger E. Platt, 80, of Ravenna, formerly of Charlestown, passed away Wednesday, Dec.12, 2018. He was born Oct. 9, 1938, in Warren, to Raymond and Mary May Mansell Platt. Roger was a U.S. Army veteran, an electrician for GM in Lordstown and a member of UAW 1112. He enjoyed ...

Rev. Milford Meadors 1923-2018

SOUTHINGTON — Rev. Milford Meadors, 95, of Southington, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at Washington Square Healthcare veterans facility. He was born July 28, 1923, in Holly Hill, Ky., the son of the late Berry and Martha Neal Meadors. On Oct. 15, 1943, Milford ...

Services

SUSAN J. CARR, 70, Austintown. SERVICES: 3 p.m. Saturday, Ohltown United Methodist Church, Austintown. CALLING HOURS: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, church. EDWARD J. CONCELLOR, 87, Huntersville, N.C. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Mary Catholic Church, Warren. EARNEST J. DAWSON, 81, Franklin, ...

Services pending

BETHANY ANN GOLAR, 47, of Warren, died Thursday at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. (Staton-Borowski ) DONALD F. GUERRA, 73, of Niles, died Thursday at Hospice of the Valley Hospice House Youngstown. (Joseph Rossi and Sons) GERALD G. KROK, 67, of Niles, died Friday at his residence. ...

Frank R. Seger 1950-2018

WARREN — Frank Robert Seger, 68, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 in Dothan, Ala., after a brief illness. Frank was born Sept. 13, 1950, in Cleveland, the son of Frank W. and Victoria C. Demaukitius Seger. He graduated from Bristol High School in 1968 and proudly served his country ...

Catherine A. Politzer 1919-2018

BURTON — Catherine Ann Therese Hart Politzer, 99, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at home. She was born Jan. 12, 1919, in Cleveland, a daughter of James F. and Gertrude Greening Hart. She had been employed as a stenographer and secretary until her marriage and was an active member of St. ...

James N. Vera 1947-2018

PALMETTO, Fla. — James N. Vera, 71, of Palmetto, Fla., has left us to join his mother and father and to be in the presence of our Lord, Jesus Christ on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. Jim was born in 1947, a son of Victoria and Nicholas Vera, grew up in Warren and received his bachelor’s degree ...

Wanda A. Tomaski 1931-2018

WARREN — Wanda Alberta Reeves Tomaski, 87 years young, of Warren, departed for Heaven peacefully at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, in Newark, Ohio. She was born May 2, 1931, in Warren, a daughter of the late Herschel and Virginia Orbaugh Reeves. Wanda graduated from North Bloomfield ...

Mark S. Timmins 1957-2018

LIBERTY — Mark S. Timmins, 61, of Liberty, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, at his residence. Mark was born Sept. 10, 1957, in Youngstown, the son of Ralph and Dorothy Swartz Timmins. Mark was a 1975 graduate of Liberty High School and had worked in the optical ...

Richard L. Taylor 1956-2018

NILES — Richard L. Taylor, 62, of Niles, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. Rich was born Nov. 13, 1956, in Youngstown, a son of Richard L. and Mildred Tillery Taylor Sr. Rich was a 1975 graduate of Girard High School and had worked as a tow motor and ...

Services pending

MILFORD MEADORS, 95, of Southington, died Wednesday at Washington Square Healthcare veterans facility. (Carl W. Hall) DONALD WILLIAM SUTTELLE, 71, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died Thursday at Holy Cross Catholic Hospice, Fort Lauderdale. (Staton-Borowski)

Services

SUSAN J. CARR, 70, Austintown. SERVICES: 3 p.m. Saturday, Ohltown United Methodist Church, Austintown. CALLING HOURS: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, church. JULIE B. CLARK, 62, Middlefield. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Friday, Windham United Methodist Church. EDWARD J. CONCELLOR, 87, Huntersville, N.C. ...

Diane E. Tullis 1957-2018

SALEM — Diane E. Tullis, R.T., 61, of Salem, died Saturday morning, Dec. 8, 2018, at Salem Regional Medical Center. Diane was born Aug. 3, 1957, in Salem, a daughter of Eugene and Ruth Sox Suliot. A lifelong resident of Salem, Diane was raised on her family farm and enjoyed working the ...

Edward J. Conceller 1931-2018

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Edward J. Conceller, 87, formerly of Warren, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. He was born June 3, 1931, in Cleveland, the son of the late Joseph and Amelia Conceller. Ed was a 1951 graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Warren, where he met his wife of over 63 ...

Earnest J. Dawson 1937-2018

FRANKLIN, Pa. — Earnest J. “Ernie” Dawson, 81, of Franklin, Pa., passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Grove City Medical Center. Born April 17, 1937, in Belfry, Ky., he was the son of the late Joseph and Ethel Muncy Dawson. Ernie proudly served his country in the United States Army ...