Obituaries

Roberta A. Wolfe 1940-2019

LIBERTY — Roberta “Bobbie” Ann Wolfe, 79, of Liberty, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital, surrounded by her family. Roberta was born Feb. 23, 1940, in Youngstown, to the late Robert and Elizabeth Schlais Beck. She was a member of St. ...

Carol A. Mauro 1953-2019

HOUSTON — Carol Ann Mauro, 66, of Houston, formerly of Niles, passed away at 4:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at Mercy New Life Hospice in Lorain. She was born Jan. 12, 1953, in Warren, the daughter of Mike and Rose Marsico Mastromatteo. Carol was a 1971 graduate of John F. Kennedy High ...

Anthony J. Skiffey 1921-2019

NILES — Anthony J. Skiffey, 98, of Niles, passed away at 8:52 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at The Victoria House Assisted Living in Austintown. He was born June 15, 1921, in Niles, the son of Maurice and Rose Spadaford Skiffey. Anthony was a 1939 graduate of Niles McKinley High School, a ...

Robert L. Dorsey 1928-2019

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Robert L. Dorsey, 91, entered peacefully into rest Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Sims State VA Home in Panama City, Fla., where he had made his home the past few years. “Bob” was born Jan 16, 1928, in Barbour, W.Va., the son of the late Clyde T. and Verle Arbogast ...

Mildred L. Smith Barta 1922-2019

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — Mildred Lucile Smith Barta, age 96, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, formerly of Orwell and Rome, (Ashtabula County) Ohio, passed away peacefully on Aug. 10, 2019. Mrs. Barta retired from her insurance agency and tax preparation business, Mildred Barta Associates, Inc. in ...

Janice O’Connor 1944-2019

WARREN — Janice L. O’Connor, age 75, of Warren, formerly of Frederick, Md., passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at her residence in the company of family and friends. Janice was born June 27, 1944, in Frederick, Md., to the late LeRoy B. and Evelyn C. Staley Cutsail. She was a graduate of ...

Marie T. Sullivan 1926-2019

GIRARD — Marie T. Sullivan, 93, of Girard, passed away on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at Hospice House in Poland. Marie was born May 30, 1926, in Susquehanna, Pa. She was a member of St. Rose Church. Marie had worked for Youngstown Tool & Die for over 40 years, and had previously worked ...

Stacy A. Belden Jr. 1952-2019

PALATKA, Fla. — Stacy A. “Lonnie” Belden Jr., 66, of Palatka, Fla., passed away on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, in Orange Park, Fla. Lonnie was born on Nov. 23, 1952, in Warren, to the late Stacy and Evelyn Belden. He was an avid fisherman and served as a fishing guide on the St. Johns ...

Jeanine R. Bishop 1975-2019

WARREN — Jeanine Rae Bishop, 44, of Warren, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at home, after a long battle with health issues. She was born March 10, 1975, to birth parents Raymond and Debbie Davis Bishop and was raised by her adoptive mother, Leah Albright. Jeanine worked in health care as ...

Billie G. Ensall 1934-2019

WARREN — Billie G. Ensall, 84, of Warren, passed away Thursday morning, Aug. 15, 2019, surrounded by her loving family, at her residence. She was born Aug. 25, 1934, in McKees Rocks, Pa., the daughter of William and Pansy Hostetler Leap. Billie was a 1952 graduate of Howland High ...

JoAnn R. Martin 1947-2019

WARREN — JoAnn Rose Martin, 72, passed away on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at Hospice House. She was born April 1, 1947, in Youngstown, a daughter of James Anthony and Loretta Jean Piersante Delpha. She was a 1965 graduate of Boardman High School and later the Youngstown School of Cosmetology. ...

Services

JOHN T. GRODESKY JR., 64, Belleview, Fla. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Monday, St. Michael’s Cemetery, Newton Falls. VIVIAN M. HARVEY, 62, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, New Vision Christian Church Center, Warren. WIRT F. MAYNOR III, 75, Bedford. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Aug. 24, Champion ...

Services pending

CAROL ANN MAURO, 66, of Houston, died Thursday at the Mercy New Life Hospice in Lorain. (Joseph Rossi and Sons) NANCY J. RICHARDS, 92, formerly of Warren, died Friday in Grove City, Ohio. (Peter Rossi & Son) ANTHONY SKIFFEY, 98, of Niles, died Thursday at the Victoria House Assisted ...

John T. Grodesky Jr. 1954-2019

BELLEVIEW, Fla. — John Thomas Grodesky Jr., 64, died Thursday, July 11, 2019. John was born Oct. 2, 1954, in Newton Falls, a son of John T. Sr. and Dorothy Futscher Grodesky. John was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. He retired as a mail carrier in Ohio. Survivors include ...

Ryan Epperson 1987-2019

WARREN — Ryan Epperson of Warren, 31, passed away from complications of a pulmonary embolism Sunday morning, Aug. 11, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Ryan was born Nov. 28, 1987, in Mattoon, Ill. He attended Mattoon High School through his sophomore year. He graduated from ...

Robert R. Rieser 1950-2019

WARREN — Robert Ray Rieser, 69, of Warren, passed away 7:58 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at Hospice House of Poland. Robert was born on March 6, 1950, in Warren, the son of the late Wilburt and Betty Ann Burkett Rieser. He was a 1968 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. Following ...

Robert Yekich 1937-2019

WARREN — Robert Yekich, 81, of Warren, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 17, 1937, in Warren, the son of Peter and Velma Rose Yekich. Bob retired from Copperweld Steel Corp. He attended Life Church in Leavittsburg. Survivors include his ...

Services

RONALD J. BRIGHTWELL, 76, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Friday, Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, funeral home. ROSE M. HANSHAW, 81, Lordstown. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Friday, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Niles. ADA M. HARSCH, 94, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. ...

Services pending

THOMASINE DAVIS, 53, of Warren, died Wednesday at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. (Sterling-McCullough Williams) DANIEL M. PRICE JR., 47, of Warren, died Tuesday in Oak Creek, Wis. (Hall)

Rory Nicole Bond Beck 2017-2019

WARREN — Rory Nicole Bond Beck, God’s little angel, only 2 years-old, was called home on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, following an apparent seizure. Rory was born on April 19, 2017, in Warren, a daughter to Daniel H. and Ashley M. Lampman Beck. Her extended family includes her brother, ...