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Obituaries

John J. Surick 1927-2019

NEWTON FALLS — John J. Surick, 91, of Newton Falls, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at his residence, with his family by his side. On Aug. 24, 1927, in Newton Falls, John was born the son of Joseph F. and Anna Baker Surick. His formal education was acquired in the Newton Falls ...

Juanita Costas 1935-2019

HOMOSASSA, Fla. — Juanita “Dolly” Costas, 83, of Homosassa, Fla., passed away Monday, June 10, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Clancy, Mont., she was the daughter of William and Mae Good. She was employed by Packard Electric until she retired. She was a longtime, ...

Earl D. Reighard 1927-2019

MIDDLEFIELD — Earl D. “Skip” Reighard, 91, died Tuesday, June 11, 2019. He was born Dec. 9, 1927, in Johnstown, Pa., a son of Earl G. and Blanche Brown Reighard. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served as a military police officer from 1946 until 1949 in Germany. He was ...

Kenneth E. Sullinger Jr. 1954-2019

WARREN — Kenneth Edgar Sullinger Jr., 64, of Warren, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Hospice House. He was born July 21, 1954, in Warren, the son of the late Kenneth Edgar Sullinger Sr. and Letha Jane Wills Sullinger. On Sept. 8, 1978, he married the former Janice Colangelo. They ...

Joanna M. Stawicki 1962-2019

EDINBORO, Pa. — Joanna Marie Stawicki, 56, previously of Orwell, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019. She was born Nov. 11, 1962, in Cleveland, the daughter of Frank and Ann Montalbo Stawicki. Joanna enjoyed word searches, playing Uno and Yahtzee, cheering on the Cleveland Indians and her ...

Pamela M. Brazin 1958-2019

NEWTON FALLS — Pamela Michelle Brazin, 60, of Newton Falls, was welcomed into the arms of her loving savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Cleveland Clinic, surrounded by her family. She was born Nov. 9, 1958, in Portland, Ore., the daughter of Michael Julian Minsky and ...

Services

PHILIP ANNARELLA JR., 70, Niles. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Stephen Church, Niles. CALLING HOURS: 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, auditorium of Austintown Fitch High School. and 9:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, church. BENJAMIN L. CRENSHAW JR., 49, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, East Side Church of ...

Service pending

JOSEPH BAUMER, 80, of Howland, died Thursday at Hospice House, Poland. (Lane Funeral Home, Roberts-Clark Chapel)

Philip Annarella Jr. 1949-2019

NILES — Philip Annarella Jr.,70, passed away unexpectedly from natural causes on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at his home. Phil was born on Jan. 28, 1949, in New Castle, Pa., a son of Philip and Helen Nuzzo Annarella Sr. He was a 1966 graduate of Union Area High School in New Castle, later ...

Donald E. James Sr. 1924-2019

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Donald E. James Sr., 95, passed away in the evening of Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Spring Arbor Assisted Living in Wilmington, N.C.,where he had been residing with his favorite lady, Mary Seefred James. Together they created one of the greatest love stories of all time over ...

Dana F. Maselli 1967-2019

AURORA — Dana F. Maselli, age 51, of Aurora, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019, after a courageous battle with glioblastoma and is now with his heavenly Father. He was born Sept. 9, 1967, in Garfield Heights, a son of Donald and Diana DeSantis Maselli. Dana had a true passion for life. ...

John V. Riedmann 1930-2019

WARREN — John V. Riedmann, 89, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at his home. He was born Feb. 12, 1930, in Smithfield, Pa., the son of the late Joseph and Theresa Riedmann. He came to Warren in 1959, and retired in 1995 from the Warren Post Office as a mail carrier after 37 years. John ...

Benjamin L. Crenshaw Jr. 1969-2019

WARREN — Benjamin Lee Crenshaw Jr., 49, died of natural causes Sunday, June 9, 2019, at his home. He was born Sept. 2, 1969, in Warren, the son of Benjamin Lee Sr. and Lucrissie Carter Crenshaw. He had been employed with various companies throughout the area in property ...

George W. Papp 1932-2019

MELBOURNE, Fla. — George W. Papp passed from this earth on Monday, June 10, 2019, at the age of 87. George was a loving and devoted husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. George was born in 1932 in Cleveland, to Peter and Vera, and later moved to ...

Services

RYAN J. ARMSTRONG, 33, Fowler. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Thursday, Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, Kinsman. SHIRLEY A. FISHER, 87, Girard. SERVICES: 5:30 p.m. Friday, St. Rose Church, Girard. JESSE W. HELSLEY, 33, Warren. SERVICES: 6 p.m. Friday, Carl W. Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING ...

Carl J. Yash 1940-2019

MINERAL RIDGE — Carl John Yash, 78, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2019, following an extended illness. Carl was born Aug. 18, 1940, the son of Charles and Ann Bracik Yash. He was a 1959 graduate of North High School. Following graduation, Carl served in the United States Marine Corps. ...

James F. Grooms Jr. 1960-2019

WARREN — James F. Grooms Jr., 58, of Warren, died Monday, June 10, 2019, at his home. He was born July 9, 1960, in Warren, the son of the late James F. Grooms Sr. and Gwendolyn Pentz Doyle. James was an avid Cleveland Browns fan, enjoyed fishing and cooking, and creating artistic items ...

Hans D. Justice 1951-2019

CHESTERFIELD, Va. — Hans Dieter Justice, 68, of Chesterfield, Va., died Thursday, June 6, 2019. Born April 19, 1951, in Germany and raised in Leavittsburg, he was the son of the late Junior Leroy Justice and Maria Eckerl Justice. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Kathleen Ann ...

Christoffer R. Robertson 1997-2019

MASURY — Christoffer Ryan Robertson, 22, died Friday, June 7, 2019, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, from complications of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He was born on Feb. 18, 1997, in Warren, the son of Michael Sr. and Rondelynn Persons Robertson. He was employed at Watkins & Shepard Furniture ...

Services

RYAN J. ARMSTRONG, 33, Fowler. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Thursday, Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, Kinsman. CALLING HOURS: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home. JAMES D. BERTOLINI, 95, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 10:50 ...