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Obituaries

Clifford A. Holmes 1935-2019

WARREN — Clifford A. Holmes, 84, of Warren, passed away at 8:47 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, in the intensive care unit of St. Joseph Warren Hospital. Cliff was born March 17, 1935, in Pittsburgh, Pa., the son of the late Harold and Myrtle Johnson Holmes Sr. A veteran of the United States ...

Denise H. Elkins 1962-2019

WARREN — Denise Hope Elkins, 57, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at Continuing Health Care at the Ridge, following an extended illness. She was born July 1, 1962, in North Bloomfield, the daughter of Dennis and Ruth G. Grace Anderson. She retired from the Trumbull Metropolitan Housing ...

Carol Ann Baker 1946-2019

MESOPOTAMIA —Carol Ann Baker, 73, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at her daughter’s home in Middlefield. She was born Sept. 1, 1946, in Cleveland, the daughter of Hyman and Josephine Gibbons Levy. Survivors include her daughters, Suzie Campbell, Elizabeth Revak and Rachel Baker; sons, Tim ...

Services pending

ROBERT F. AULT, 98, of Mineral Ridge, died Saturday at his home. (Lane, Mineral Ridge chapel) JENNIFER C. ZURBUCHEN, 39, of Warren, died Monday at her residence. (Carl W. Hall)

Ruth I. Bloom 1936-2019

HOWLAND — Ruth I. Bloom, 83, of Howland, passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at Victoria House Assisted Living. She was born July 19, 1936, in Youngstown, Ohio, a daughter of Joseph R. Savelle and Irene E. Richards Savelle. She married Charles H. Bloom on Aug. 8, 1958, and they were ...

Stephen Mannella 1966-2019

CORTLAND —Stephen Mannella, 53, of Cortland, Ohio, passed away of natural causes at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in the emergency room at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. He was born April 21, 1966, in Warren, Ohio, the son of Nick A. and Gladys Marsico Mannella. Stephen was a graduate of ...

Lois A. Bauman 1954-2019

WARREN — Lois A. Bauman, 64, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Signature Health Care in Warren. She was born Dec. 8, 1954, in Ravenna, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Kapp, and lived in the area all her life. Lois worked as a home health care aide. She attended Emmanuel Lutheran Church. ...

Howard Hayes Crouch 1924-2019

HUNTINGDON, Pa. — Howard Hayes Crouch, 95, a resident of Huntingdon, Pa., for more than 50 years, passed away at 9:02 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at AristaCare at Huntingdon Park, Huntingdon. Born June 24, 1924, in Warren, he was a son of the late Howard B. and Carrie M. Hayes Crouch. Dr. ...

Gerald Kirkland 1938-2019

CORTLAND — Gerald “Jerry” Kirkland, 80, passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at Hospice House. Jerry was born on Dec. 4, 1938, in Warren, to Howard and Helen Hart Kirkland. After graduating from high school, Jerry entered the workforce. He spent time working for Rockwell and Republic ...

Services

COLLEEN A. BRAINARD, 72, Champion. SERVICES: 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Lane Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel, Warren. GEORGE P. BZINAK, 76, Girard. SERVICES: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Kinnick Funeral Home, Girard, followed by 11 a.m. Mass, St. Rose Church, Girard. JACK D. HORNER, 82, Vienna. ...

Jack D. Horner 1937-2019

VIENNA — Jack D. Horner, 82, passed away surrounded by his family Oct. 29, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Jack was born May 3, 1937, in Reynoldsville, Pa., the son of Robert B. and Jessie Elizabeth Pauline Geer Horner. Jack was baptized on March 29, 1959, at the Bollinger ...

Colleen A. Brainard 1947-2019

CHAMPION — Colleen A. Brainard, 72, passed away Friday morning, Nov. 1, 2019, in the intensive care unit at University Hospital in Cleveland, following a six-month illness. She was born May 24, 1947, in Clarksburg, W.Va., the daughter of the late William Henry and Evelyn Phillips ...

Debra L. Woolweaver 1953-2019

McDONALD — Debra L. Woolweaver, 66, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 27, 1953, in Youngstown, the daughter of Merritt and Vivian Bloom Shiley and was a lifelong area resident. Debra was a homemaker. Survivors include her son, David F. ...

Theodore R. Snyder 1928-2019

McDONALD — Theodore R. Snyder, 91, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, with his family by his side. Ted was born Oct. 5, 1928, in Baltimore, Md., the son of the late Paul and Blanche Syzmarek Snyder. He was married to the former Edna Mae Steeves June 2, ...

Mary Catherine Sewickley 1958-2019

YOUNGSTOWN — Mary Catherine Sewickley, 61, passed away early Saturday morning, Nov. 2, 2019, at Continuing Healthcare Center, following a lengthy illness. Mary Catherine was born Jan. 24, 1958, in Youngstown, a daughter of Thomas M. and Laura Joan DuPuy Sewickley, and lived in the area most ...

Mary E. Keller Rawn 1922-2019

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Mary Elizabeth Theis Keller Rawn, 97, passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at West Melbourne Health and Rehab Center. She was born July 20, 1922, in Warren, Ohio, the daughter of the late Jacob Theis and Anna Marie Batting Theis. Mary graduated from Villa Marie High ...

Blanche H. Kowalczyk 1926-2019

WARREN — Blanche Helen Duda Kowalczyk, 93, passed away early Sunday morning, Nov. 3, 2019, at Gillette Nursing Home. She was born July 23, 1926, in Warren, a daughter of the late George and Veronica Kosiba Duda and wife of the late Joseph F. Kowalczyk, whom she married May 29, 1948. ...

Karen A. Young 1948-2019

HOWLAND — Karen A. Young, 71, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at her home, with her loving son and daughter at her side. She was born Oct. 12, 1948, in Warren, the daughter of the late Luther Fred Lee and the late Martha Jane Evans Lee. Karen graduated from Warren G. Harding High ...

Services pending

ROBERT F. AULT, 98, of Mineral Ridge, died Nov. 2, 2019, at his residence. (Lane) STEPHEN MANNELLA, 53, of Cortland, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. (Holloway Williams)

Services

MARIA G. BUSTOS, 36, Niles. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, funeral home. GEORGE P. BZINAK, 76, Girard. SERVICES: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Kinnick Funeral Home, Girard, followed by 11 a.m. Mass, St. Rose Church, Girard. CALLING ...