Obituaries

Carla Massucci 1948-2019

WARREN — Carla Massucci, 71, of Warren, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, at her home. She was born March 4, 1948, in Mount Clemens, Mich., the daughter of the late Carl F. and Laura Heckler Schneider. Carla was a 1966 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and retired from Packard ...

Christopher L. Miller 1955-2019

CORTLAND — Christopher L. Miller, 64, died Monday, May 20, 2019, at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born March 5, 1955, in Warren, the son of Charles and Dolores Fiscus Miller. He was retired from General Motors. Survivors include his wife, Arleen Sicuro Miller; daughter, Ashley VanDyke; one ...

Karl H. Reimer 1940-2019

JOHNSTON — Karl H. Reimer, 78, died Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. He was born Aug. 4, 1940, in Bridgeport, Conn., a son of Arthur H. and Clara E. Leeson Reimer. He retired from Ohio Bell in 2002 and had been employed with the Ashtabula Star Beacon. He was a ...

Services

HOLLI K. BRISON, 48, Niles. SERVICES: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Carl W. Hall Funeral Home. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, funeral home. VIOLA B. BYLER BURKHOLDER, 58, Orwell. SERVICES: 9:30 a.m. Friday, 2130 Hague Road, Orwell. BARBARA F. DOUGHTY, 85, Niles. SERVICES / CALLING HOURS: 4 to 6 p.m. ...

Services pending

ELIZABETH A. COFFEY, 82, of Niles, died Wednesday, at Hospice House in Poland. (Staton-Borowski) JOSEPHINE M. HIONAS, 90, of Fowler, died Thursday at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. (Lane, Shafer-Winans) DENISE WOY, 56, of Liberty, died Thursday at Hospice House in Poland. (Staton-Borowski)

Geraldine R. McClellan 1926-2019

FREEPORT, Ill. — Geraldine “Jerry” R. McClellan, 92, of Freeport, Ill., met her Savior face-to-face Tuesday, May 21, 2019, held closely by loving family members at Heritage Woods in Freeport. She was born Aug. 28, 1926, in Flint, Mich., the daughter of John and Thelma Kenyon McNeilly. ...

Laurabelle D. Harshman 1932-2019

VERNON — Laurabelle Dorothea Harshman, 86, of Vernon, died Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Warren. She was born Oct. 6, 1932, in Johnston, a daughter of Estella Hall and Fred P. Root. Laurabelle was a 1950 graduate of Johnston High School. On April 24, 1965, she married Lyle E. Harshman. ...

William L. Varley Jr. 1953-2019

FOWLER — William L. Varley Jr., 66, died Monday, May 20, 2019, at home. He was born Jan. 7, 1953, in Warren, the son of William L. Sr. and Cleo Marie Latham Varley. He retired from Delphi Packard Electric. Survivors include his brother, David A. Varley of Benson, Ariz., and a nephew ...

Sally A. Shields 1934-2019

NEWTON FALLS — Sally A. Shields, 85, of Newton Falls, passed on Monday, May 20, 2019, at Shepherd of the Valley nursing facility in Howland. She was born Jan. 5, 1934, in Binghamton, N.Y., the daughter of Fred and Mildred Snickal Ward. Sally was employed as an order processing ...

Rita M. Chegar 1952-2019

WARREN — Rita M. Chegar, 66, died Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Gillette nursing home. She was born July 5, 1952, in Warren, the daughter of Adolph and Helen Wenskowski Rattay. She had retired as a stenographer at the Mahoning County courthouse and also had been employed as a ...

Isabel Lowe 1927-2019

WARREN — Isabel Lowe, 91, of Warren, entered peacefully into eternal life in her sleep, Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Gillette nursing home in Warren. Isabel was born June 16, 1927, in Vienna, the eighth child of John and Bertha Toth Bigg and was a lifelong area resident. She was a graduate ...

William J. Iwanicki 1943-2019

THE VILLAGES, Fla. — William “Bill” Iwanicki Jr., 76, of The Villages, Fla., passed away peacefully Thursday, May 9, 2019, in the loving presence of his sons, Todd and Jeff. Born Feb. 1, 1943, in Warren, to Jennie and William Iwanicki, Bill attended St. Mary High School, where he met ...

Viola B. Burkholder 1960-2019

ORWELL — Viola B. Byler Burkholder, 58, died of natural causes Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at Ahuja Medical Center in Beachwood. She was born July 15, 1960, in Middlefield, a daughter of Mahlon J.E. and Sarah Miller Byler. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church, Orwell West District. ...

Dolores M. Martin 1927-2019

NILES — Dolores M. Frankino Martin, 92, of Niles, passed away at 1:06 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, following a brief illness. She was born Feb. 11, 1927, in Youngstown, the daughter of Carl and Mary Sabatasses Napolitan. Dolores was a graduate of South ...

Brian J. Jones Sr. 1987-2019

WARREN — Brian J. Jones Sr., 31, of Warren, entered eternal life at 5:10 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2019, at his home, after a strong and courageous struggle with addiction. Brian was born July 23, 1987, in Warren, the son of Barbara Jones Wikoff and was a lifelong area resident. He attended ...

Mary Jane Strickler 1935-2019

WARREN — Mary Jane Strickler, 83, formerly of Ligonier, Pa., died Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born Sept. 17, 1935, in Waterford, Pa., a daughter of the late Harold and Jane Heiple Strickler. Mary Jane had been employed by Ohio Lamp for 37 1/2 years. ...

Services

HOLLI K. BRISON, 48, Niles. SERVICES: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Carl W. Hall Funeral Home. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, funeral home. BARBARA F. DOUGHTY, 85, Niles. SERVICES / CALLING HOURS: 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, New Hope United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Niles. MARIE K. EVANS, 93, ...

Patricia W. Morris 1939-2019

WARREN — Patricia White Morris, 79, of Fourth Street SW, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at the University Hospitals Cleveland. She was born Oct. 17, 1939, in Pittsburgh, Pa., the daughter of Alonzo White and Virginia Primus. She retired from employment as an assembler with Delphi Packard ...

Lisa A. Kidd 1956-2019

WARREN — Lisa Anne Kidd, 63, formerly of Volant, Pa., died Friday, May 17, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born April 22, 1956, in New Castle, Pa., the daughter of Robert and Ruth Warner Wilson. She was employed as an assistant manager at Dollar General. Survivors ...

Jimmie D. Maher 1933-2019

WARREN — Jimmie Duane Maher, 85, died Sunday, May 19, 2019, at home. He was born Sept. 26, 1933, in Hall, W.Va., the son of Arthur Edward and Icy Dail Clark Maher. He was employed as a welder at Copperweld Steel and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include his sister, Willa ...