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Obituaries

Hazel B. Ross-Suroiu 1945-2019

LEAVITTSBURG — Hazel B. Ross-Suroiu, 73, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019, at her home from complications of dementia. She was born November 2, 1945, in Clark Mills, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Ackley and Ruth Stearns. She was a 1963 graduate of Lakeview High School in ...

Jill R. Wilkinson 1962-2019

TARENTUM, Pa. — Jill R. Wilkinson, 56, of Tarentum, Pa., died Sunday evening, Feb. 3, 2019, at UPMC Horizon Hospital in Farrell, Pa., following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born April 5, 1962, in Warren, a daughter of the late Earl E. and Norma L. Nydegger Wilkinson. She was ...

Rose M. Watson 1934-2019

CHAMPION — Rose Marie Watson, 84, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born May 19, 1934, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Palma Svidunovich. She was a graduate of South Fayette Township High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in ...

Janet L. Galati 1932-2019

BROOKFIELD — Janet L. Galati, 86, died of natural causes Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at Liberty Arms Health Care Center. She was born Feb. 10, 1932, in Sharon, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Robert R. and Lellia “Sally” Jennings Seburn. She and her husband, Tom, founded Galati Sales & ...

Carole A. Abell 1941-2018

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Carole Ann “Pixie” Prikryl Bauer Abell, 77, of Lynchburg, Va., previously of Warren, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, due to complications of Lewy Body Dementia. Born Oct. 3, 1941, in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late Edward Prikryl and the late Henrietta Gottfried Prikryl, ...

Services

JOHN H. BLANEY, 91, Warren. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Sunday, Grace United Methodist Church. CALLING HOURS: 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, church. MARGUARITE DOURM, 56, Hartford. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Christ Memorial Baptist Church, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Peter Rossi & Son Memorial ...

Services pending

AHZIEK BENNETT, 22, of Warren, died Wednesday in Warren. (Sterling-McCullough Williams) LILLIAN S. HUGHES, 87, of Liberty, died Saturday at Community Skilled Nursing Centre in Warren. (Staton-Borowski)

Donald L. Griffin Sr. 1933-2019

WARREN — Donald Leon Griffin Sr., 85, of Warren, formerly of South Portland, Maine, floated away through the dawn to Christ and his eternal home on Wednesday morning, Feb. 6, 2019, at his home. He was born June 8, 1933, in Portland, Maine, the son of the late Elizabeth Thompson and Perceval ...

Pamela Vega 1946-2019

YOUNGSTOWN — Pamela Vega, 72, passed peacefully Thursday evening, Feb. 7, 2019, at her home. Pam was born Oct. 24, 1946, in Youngstown, the daughter of David and Dora Jean Duffield Wilkie. She had worked for Meals on Wheels and as a sight manager at the Zion Lutheran Church. Mrs. Vega was ...

Cynthia L. Thorpe 1973-2019

NORTH BLOOMFIELD — Cynthia “Cindy” Louise Thorpe, 45, died of natural causes Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at UH Geauga Medical Center. She was born April 19, 1973, in Akron, to Greg and Betty Shaver Reynolds. She was employed as a taxi driver for the Amish. Survivors include her ...

Services

THOMAS M. ADAMS, 54, Cortland. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Cortland. RONALD L. ARDLEN, 53, Struthers. SERVICES: noon Saturday, J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Sharon, Pa. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, funeral home. KEITH E. ...

Services pending

JAMES DAVID BROWNING, 90, of Vienna, died Thursday at Continuing Health Care Solutions at the Ridge. (Peter Rossi & Son) ROBERT F. DUGIC, 84, of Newton Falls, died Friday at home. (Borowski Memorial Home) ROBERT L. SIMPSON, 67, of Windham, died Thursday at home. (Borowski Memorial ...

Marguarite Dourm 1962-2019

HARTFORD — Marguarite “Maggi” Dourm, 56, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born June 29, 1962, in Minerva, Ohio, the daughter of Paul and Joan Dourm. She was a graduate of Lordstown High School, and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Kent State ...

Inostine Jackson 1933-2019

WARREN — Inostine Canty Jackson, 85, of Warren, departed this life Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at her residence. She was born Sept. 26, 1933, in Luverne, Alabama, the daughter of the late Roy and Nettie Mae Dix Canty. She was a machine operator for Packard Electric before retiring after 30 ...

William F. Nochta 1943-2019

CORTLAND — William F. Nochta, 75, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. He was born on Nov. 24, 1943, in California, Pa. He leaves behind his wife, Betty Durbin Nochta of more than 53 years of marriage. He also leaves behind his daughter, Cindy Sorvillo; son, Joseph; ...

Cynthia E. Moran 1951-2019

YOUNGSTOWN — Cynthia Elaine Moran, 68, formerly of Salem, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at West Haven Memory Care Unit at Omni West, where she lived. Born in 1951, in Zanesville, Ohio, her family moved often throughout her youth. She was a 1969 graduate of Howland ...

James E. Ritter 1959-2019

AUSTINTOWN — James Edward Ritter, 59, of Austintown, passed away peacefully at 8:52 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in the Intensive Care Unit at St. Joseph Warren Hospital, following a short illness. James was born on July 12, 1959, in Youngstown, as the seventh child of 10 and the third son ...

Services

THOMAS M. ADAMS, 54, Cortland. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Cortland. RONALD L. ARDLEN, 53, Struthers. SERVICES: noon Saturday, J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Sharon, Pa. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, funeral home. KEITH E. ...

Service pending

JOSEPH NALL, 50, of Warren, died Saturday. (Sterling-McCullough Williams)

Ronald L. Ardlen 1965-2019

STRUTHERS — Ronald Lee Ardlen, of Struthers, formerly of Sharon, Pa., passed away Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 5, 2019, at Hospice House in Poland, after a courageous six-month battle with cancer. He was 53. Mr. Ardlen was born Nov. 2, 1965, in Trumbull County, Ohio, a son of Peter Ronald Ardlen ...