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RUBY J. BAJNOK, 83, Newton Falls. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Thursday, Borowski Memorial Home, Newton Falls. JOHN L. BROTHERS, 71, Salem. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Friday, Stark Memorial, Salem. CALLING HOURS: noon to 1 p.m. Friday, funeral home. CHARLES DINGES, 76, Warren. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Thursday, ...

Services pending

ERIC J. HAMLER, 53, of Warren, died Tuesday at his residence. (Borowski Memorial Home) ROBERT J. OCHELTREE, 86, of Warren, died Wednesday at his residence. (Carl W. Hall) BRENDA S. SPENCER, 52, of Cortland, died Sunday at her residence. (Carl W. Hall)

Jenny T. Sforza 1928-2019

GIRARD — Jenny T. Sforza, 91, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, Aug. 28, 2019, at Hospice House, with her family by her side, just a few days after her 91st birthday. Jenny was born Aug. 23, 1928, in Introdacqua, Italy, a daughter of the late Ernesto and Rosina Volpe Artista, and ...

Louis R. Slaby 1941-2019

DENVILLE, N.J. — Louis R. Slaby, 77, passed away at Morristown Medical Center from heart failure on Aug. 23, 2019. Louis was born Dec. 13, 1941, in Cleveland. He was a graduate of Salem High School, where he lettered in football, basketball and track. He graduated from The University of ...

Anna M. Rothenberger 1936-2019

WARREN — Anna M. Rothenberger, 83, of Warren, passed away early Tuesday morning, Aug. 27, 2019, at Continuing Health Care at the Ridge. She was born June 24, 1936, in Wheatland, Pa., the daughter of the late Joseph and Carrie Baker Humphrey. Anna worked as a home health aide with Over the ...

John L. Brothers 1948-2019

SALEM — John L. Brothers, 71, died 10:07 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at the Circle of Care Skilled Nursing Facility. He was born Feb. 1, 1948, in Alliance, the son of the late Marion and Ruth Elton Brothers. John was a signal maintainer for Conrail Railroad for 20 years. He was a ...

Joan Litton 1934-2019

WARREN — Joan McDonald Litton, 85, passed away at her residence Monday morning, Aug. 26, 2019, after an extended illness, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Feb. 19, 1934, in Warren, a daughter of the late Charles F. and Margaret Shelar McDonald. She was a 1952 graduate of ...

Russell A. Preston 1956-2019

McDONALD — Russell A. Preston, 62, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at his residence. He was born Nov. 2, 1956, in Warren, the son of Erdman and Alice Ray Preston. He retired from Brentwood Originals and was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Niles. He served in the Army National ...

Kimberly J. Boyce 1964-2019

WARREN — Kimberly J. Boyce, 54, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at her residence. A cause of death is pending. She was born Dec. 15, 1964, in Ravenna, the daughter of Worthy Cottrill and Constance A. Hall. Survivors include her husband, James M. Boyce, and two daughters, two sons, two ...

Dwight M. Young 2019

WARREN — Dwight Michael Young, stillborn, of Warren died Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 26, 2019, in Warren, the son of Jennifer A. Young. Survivors include his mother. There will be no services. Arrangements have been handled by Carl W. Hall ...

Charles C. Wood Jr. 1935-2019

HARTFORD — Charles C. Wood Jr., 84, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. He was born March 27, 1935, in Warren, the son of Charles C. Sr. and Thelma Baker Wood. He was of the Methodist faith. Survivors include his wife, Layes Fletcher Wood; daughter, Jean Chesnak ...

Paul T. Metea 1932-2019

WARREN — Paul Theodore Metea, 87, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at Windsor House in Champion. He was born May 19, 1932, in Warren, a son of the late Paul Metea and Christina Gerbea Metea. Paul graduated from Warren G. Harding High School Class of 1950 and went on to serve in the ...

Lucille R. Redmond 1923-2019

NILES — Lucille R. Redmond, 96, of Niles, passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, Aug. 25, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital, surrounded by loving family. She was born March 12, 1923, in Niles, the daughter of the late Thomas and Maria Vincenza Ciletti. She was a lifetime Trumbull ...

Richard M. Werner Sr. 1929-2019

BROOKFIELD — Richard Max Werner Sr., 90, of Brookfield and formerly of Braceville, passed away peacefully at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Andover Village Retirement Community in Andover. He was born July 8, 1929, in Painesville, the son of the late Clayton H. and Helen Ruth Herron ...

Services

RUBY J. BAJNOK, 83, Newton Falls. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Thursday, Borowski Memorial Home, Newton Falls. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home. CHARLES DINGES, 76, Warren. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Thursday, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Lane ...

Elizabeth S. Fournaris 1963-2019

CHAMPION — Elizabeth Suzanne Fournaris, 56, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born April 4, 1963, in Warren, the daughter of the late Donald L. and Myrna Arlene Meek Shimko. Elizabeth was a 1982 graduate of Warren ...

William M. Allen 1945-2019

CORTLAND — William M. Allen, 73, passed away Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at his home. Bill was born Aug. 31, 1945, in Warren, to Maxwell and Ruth Bailey Allen. He was a lifelong resident of the area. After proudly serving his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, Bill settled into ...

Kathryn Trina 1926-2019

NILES — Kathryn Trina, 93, went to live with our Lord and her brothers and sisters at 8:40 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at Continuing Health Care at the Ridge, two days after her 93rd birthday. She was born Aug. 22, 1926, the daughter of Lorenzo and Concetta Frasca Toriello. Kay ...

Nellie Wood 1929-2019

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Nellie Kuceyeski Wood, 89, passed peacefully Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. Nellie was born Nov. 3, 1929, in Alliance, Ohio, the daughter of the late Julius and Stella Kuceyeski. She was the daughter of ...

Dale E. Yommer 1933-2019

SOUTH CANTON, Ga. — Dale E. Yommer, 86, passed away peacefully at his home Aug. 25, 2019. He was born on June 5, 1933, in Grantsville, Md., to William and Mamie Yommer. Dale was a 1951 graduate of Grantsville High School. He was a member of the Holly Springs United Methodist Church and a ...