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Obituaries

Mary E. Schwendeman 1930-2020

MIDDLEFIELD — Mary E. Schwendeman, 90, died Saturday evening, Sept. 26, 2020, at the Lantern of Chagrin Valley Assisted Living. She was born Aug. 13, 1930, in Cleveland, the daughter of Carroll and Elizabeth Stewart Wright. She was a secretary in Cleveland and later a Realtor. She was a ...

Catherine Barger 1932-2020

WARREN — Catherine Barger, 87, a lifelong area resident, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at Addison Healthcare Center in Masury. She was born Oct. 8, 1932, in Warren, the daughter of Larry and Mary Anastasia Spano. Catherine graduated from Warren G. Harding High school ...

Margaret A. Berwald 1946-2020

BRISTOLVILLE — Margaret Ann “Maggie” Berwald, 74, entered into eternal rest Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born Feb. 14, 1946, in Pasadena, Calif., the daughter of Robert and Nancy Nash Shanklin, moving to Ohio when she was young. Maggie graduated from ...

Services

EMMA M. FISHER, 82, Montville. SERVICES: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, 16425 Hautala Road, Montville. CALLING HOUR: anytime until time of service. DOLLY J. HARSHMAN, 91, Hermitage, Pa. SERVICES: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, North Jackson Cemetery. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Lane Funeral Homes, ...

Maxine R. Grubbs 1925-2020

MINERAL RIDGE — Maxine R. Hofius Grubbs, 95, passed away Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. Maxine was born Jan. 21, 1925, in Mineral Ridge, the daughter of the late Max and Ruth Reeves Hofius. A lifelong resident of Mineral Ridge, she was a 1942 graduate of Mineral Ridge High School. On Sept. 28, ...

Pamela Lou Miner 1960-2020

McDONALD — Pamela Lou Miner, 59, passed away unexpectedly at her home Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Pam was born Nov. 29, 1960, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Russel K. and Norma Leonhart Miner. A 1980 graduate of McDonald High School, Pam was a faithful member of Girard First ...

Services pending

FRANCES S. COWGER, 86, formerly of Warren, died Monday. (Staton-Borowski) PATRICIA S. FLEMING, 86, of Girard, died Monday. (Blackstone) JEFFREY ALAN STANKEWICH, 62, of Sarasota, Fla., died Saturday in Howland. (Staton-Borowski)

James P. Rulick 1944-2020

HOWLAND — James “Jim” P. Rulick, 76, died on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Jim was born on Jan. 10, 1944, in Warren, the son of Steve and Rose Rulick. He was a Howland High School graduate of the Class of 1962. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served from 1963 to 1968. Jim ...

Patricia Jennings-Davis 1945-2020

TACOMA, Wash. — Patricia Gail Jennings-Davis, 75, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, surrounded by her three children, Robert Jennings, Robin Jennings Jaecklein and Richard Jennings. She will be laid to rest at Little Vine Primitive Baptist Church in Dothan, Ala., next to ...

Clarence W. Hostutler 1944-2020

NILES — Clarence W. Hostutler, 75, passed away Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, from complications of pneumonia. Clarence was born Oct. 14, 1944, in Warren, son of the late James and Mildred Hostutler, and was a lifelong resident of the area. Clarence was a graduate of Niles McKinley High ...

Services

YVONNE COSTAS, 74, Pinellas Park, Fla. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery, St. Petersburg, Fla. EMMA M. FISHER, 82, Montville. SERVICES: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, 16425 Hautala Road, Montville. CALLING HOUR: anytime until time of service. DOLLY J. ...

Service pending

CATHERINE A. BARGER, 87, of Warren, died Sunday. (Staton-Borowski)

Florence F. Korchnak 1934-2020

CAMPBELL — Florence F. Korchnak, 86, passed away suddenly Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at Shepherd of the Valley. Florence was born July 20, 1934, in Youngstown, the daughter of Joseph and Gertrude Hopkins Furlong. She was a 1952 graduate of Ursuline High School and was a lifelong area ...

Beverly J. Mansell 1943-2020

VERNON — Beverly J. Mansell, 77, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, following an extended illness. She was born March 26, 1943, in Battle Creek, Mich., the daughter of Willis and Ruth Burrell Barker. She had retired as a secretary for Southington Local Schools and as a transportation ...

Frank A. Ochsenbine 1944-2020

HOWLAND — Frank A. Ochsenbine, 75, passed away Monday morning, Sept. 21, 2020, at home surrounded by family. He was born Oct. 17, 1944, in St. Clairsville. He was the son of Cloyd and Bessie Henry Ochsenbine. Frank retired as a welder from All Steel in Mineral Ridge after 20 years. He ...

Dolly J. Harshman 1929-2020

HERMITAGE, Pa. — Dolly J. Harshman, 91, passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020, at Garden Way in Hermitage, Pa. Dolly was born on August 31, 1929, in Youngstown, the daughter of Lawson and Myrtle Eaton Bennett. Dolly graduated from Hubbard High School in 1946 and went on to Youngstown ...

Emma F. Ferguson 1920-2020

WARREN — Emma Frances Ferguson went to be with her Savior on June 30, 2020. She was born Oct. 10, 1920, in Englewood, N.J., a daughter of the late Leonard and Emma E. Harra Bingham. She graduated from Gaylord High School in Michigan in 1940. After graduation she joined the United States ...

Robert Hettrick 1943-2020

DANVILLE, Ky. — Robert “Bob” Hettrick, 76, formerly of Girard, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. He was born Oct. 28, 1943, in Cadiz, to the late Paul and Helen Kennedy Hettrick. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Chase Hettrick. He was a proud veteran of United States ...

Thomas W. Holko 1957-2020

SOUTHINGTON — Thomas W. Holko, 63, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. The son of James Edward Holko and Lucy Andreatta Holko, he was born Aug. 14, 1957, in Warren. He graduated from Warren G. Harding High School in 1975. He was a longtime member of the carpenter’s union ...

Norma Orsini 1938-2020

WARREN — Norma “Auntie” Orsini, 82, passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born June 3, 1938, in Silvi Mrina, Italy, the daughter of Domenico and Anna Orsini. Norma moved to Warren in 1948 and was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High ...