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Obituaries

William D. Rulick Sr. 1958-2019

HOWLAND — William D. Rulick Sr., 61, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in his home, following a 20-year battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Bill was born Wednesday, May 28, 1958, in Warren, the son of the late Steve and Rose Lazuran Rulick Sr., and was a lifelong ...

Services

LOIS J. BURFORD, 90, Stow. SERVICES: noon Friday, Redmon Funeral Home. CALLING HOURS: 10 a.m. to noon Friday, funeral home. CAROL J. COOPER, 57, Newton Falls. SERVICES: 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Wm Nicholas Funeral Home, Niles. FRANCES V. DUNLAP, 85, Newton Falls. SERVICES: 3 p.m. Saturday, ...

Raymond M. Donadio Sr. 1928-2019

NILES — Raymond M. Donadio Sr., 90, of Niles, peacefully entered God’s eternal rest on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at Hospice of The Valley Hospice House in Poland. Throughout an extended illness, Ray made clear his desire to fight through to remain connected to his 12 great-grandchildren; ...

Fredrick W. Riggs 1958-2019

GUSTAVUS — Fredrick Walter Riggs, 61, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at his home. He was born June 13, 1958, in Warren, a son of Shirley Jean Stebbins and Bernard Gale Riggs Jr. He had been employed drilling on oil rigs for the Atlas Oil Co. He was formerly a member of the Gustavus ...

Robert M. Waite 1931-2019

HARTFORD — Robert M. Waite, D.O., 88, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at the Hospice House in Poland. He was born Jan. 25, 1931, in Columbus, a son of Sidney B. and A. Louise Lipsey Waite. He was a 1949 graduate of Linden McKinley High School in Columbus and went on to do his pre-med at The ...

Harry A. Bobco Jr. 1922-2019

CHAMPION — Harry A. Bobco Jr., loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at the age of 96, at Cortland Healthcare. Harry was born Oct. 31, 1922, in Warren, to the late Harry and Susie Seman Bobco. Harry was a lifelong member of SS. Peter & Paul ...

Richard L. Bodo Sr. 1944-2019

BERLIN CENTER — Richard L. Bodo Sr., 75, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at Windsor House, Liberty. He was born Aug. 5, 1944, in Wheeling, W.Va., the son of Louis and Lena Sabo Bodo. He was employed as a hydraulic parts salesman for Commercial Intertech and Rex Roth Mobile ...

Geraldine Ware 1952-2019

NILES — Geraldine Ware, 67, of Niles, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. She was born Jan. 5, 1952, in Trenton, N.J., the daughter of James and Melva Yost Dickey. She was of Christian faith. Survivors include her husband, Alan Cooper, at home; three ...

Donald E. Schrecengost 1933-2019

NEWTON FALLS — Donald Eugene Schrecengost, 86, of Newton Falls, passed away peacefully into eternal life Monday morning, Sept. 9, 2019, with his loving family by his side. He was born June 4,1933, in Dayton, Pa., the son of the late John and Agnes Hallman Schrecengost. Donald married his ...

Steve Treglia 1932-2019

MCDONALD — Steve Treglia, 86, passed away suddenly Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Steve was born Oct. 8, 1932, in Valogno, Province of Caserta, Italy, the son of Alessandro and Angelina Treglia. Steve came to America in 1954 and served his country in the U.S. Air Force. After his service, he ...

Joseph M. Tomasiak 1938-2019

WARREN — Joseph M. “Bud” Tomasiak Jr., 81, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at the Hospice of the Valley’s Hospice House in Poland, Ohio. He was born Feb. 27, 1938, in Warren, the son of the late Joseph and Ann Anderchek Tomasiak. “Bud” married Patricia Mascio on ...

Daniel R. Hartill 1938-2019

HOWLAND — Daniel R. Hartill, 81, passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 11, 2019, at Cortland Healthcare, surrounded by his family. Daniel was born on Aug. 21, 1938, in Youngstown, a son of the late Matthew and Doris Ditzler King. He was a 1956 graduate of Warren G. Harding High ...

Vicky S. Reynolds 1958-2019

BURTON — Vicky S. Bolyard Reynolds, 61, died Tuesday, Sept.10, 2019. She was born Jan. 29, 1958, in Grafton, W.Va., a daughter of Lalah Molisee and Thomas Bolyard. She had been employed in the window manufacturing industry for many years. Survivors include her children, Jesse Ferry, ...

Judith L. Grandy 1939-2019

SHARPSVILLE, Pa. — Judith L. Watson Grandy, 80, of Sharpsville, Pa., passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, with her family at her side. Judith was born June 1, 1939, in Sharon, Pa., to George J. and Alda A. Holcomb Watson. She graduated valedictorian from Vernon High School in ...

Elizabeth J. Hall 1930-2019

HARVEST, Ala. — Elizabeth J. “Betty” Hall, 89, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Hall was born Jan. 9, 1930, in Hartford, Ohio, to Andrea and Annunziata Mariani. She graduated from Hartford High School in 1948. She was a lifelong member of Queen of the Holy Rosary ...

Patricia A. Frantz 1948-2019

NILES — Patricia Ann Frantz, 70, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was born Sept. 23, 1948, in Meadville, Pa., a daughter of Lorin Donzel and Edna Mae Massey Dickinson. She was a registered nurse for more than 40 years. She was of the Christian ...

Denise L. Giaurtis 1962-2019

NILES — Denise L. Giaurtis, 56, died of natural causes Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital . She was born Nov. 24, 1962, in Warren, the daughter of William and Mary Alice Smeltzer Kearns. Survivors include her mother, Mary Alice Bernard of Leavittsburg; her husband, ...

Thomas J. Freeman 1939-2019

WARREN — Thomas J. Freeman, 80, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Continuing Health Care in Niles. He was born June 25, 1939, in Laverne, Ala., the son of T.J. and Edwina Peterson Freeman. He had been employed as a construction foreman and attended Greater St. John C.O.G.I.C. Survivors ...

Frances V. Dunlap 1934-2019

NEWTON FALLS — Frances Viola Dunlap, 85, of Newton Falls, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at the Country Club Rehabilitation Campus in Newton Falls, with her family by her side. Viola, as she was so lovingly known, was born on March 3, 1934, in Leechburg, Pa., the daughter ...

Sandra L. Miller 1943-2019

WARREN — Sandra Lynn Miller, 76, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at home. She was born March 2, 1943, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Grace Buyers McIntyre. Survivors include her children, Patricia “Patty” Hemberger of Braceville, Charles “Chuckie” Williams of Warren, James ...