Lane Funeral Home - Canfield Chapel


Our Obituaries

David Leroy Gray, Jr.

November 14, 1966 - January 18, 2017

David Leroy "Buddy Dave" Gray, Jr., age 50 of Vernon Township died Wednesday evening, January 18, 2017, of cancer at his sister's home in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. He was born November 14, 1966 in Sharon, Pa. the son of David Leroy Gray Sr. of Hartford and the late Donna Mae Black Gray, who died in 2009. He had been a Vernon resident since 1992. David was a 1985 graduate of Joseph Badger...
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Edna May Plato

September 14, 1943 - January 18, 2017

A private memorial service celebrating the life of Edna May Plato will be held at a later date. Edna passed away January 18th at her home with family by her side. She was born September 14, 1943 in Buffalo New York, the daughter of the late Thomas and Della (Godwin) Ross. She was a graduate of Erie Community College and was the Vice President and co owner of Plato Marketing until her retirement...
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Ruth E. Sheely

June 29, 1941 - January 17, 2017

Ruth E. Sheely, 75 of Southington and formerly of Greene, died Tuesday afternoon, January 17, 2017, at Windsor House in Champion. She was born June 29, 1941 in Warren, the daughter of the late Paul and Juanita Chaffee Brubaker. She was a Greene Township resident most of her life. Ruth was a 1959 graduate of Greene High School, which was the last Greene graduating class. She worked for 13...
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Raymond J. Kachurek

March 11, 1927 - January 16, 2017

RAYMOND J. KACHUREK, 89 YOUNGSTOWN-A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Church in Austintown for Raymond J. Kachurek, 89, who died Monday at Omni Manor. Ray was born March 11, 1927 in Youngstown, a son of Joseph and Mary Novotny Kachurek. Ray was a truck driver for over 40 years, retiring in 1988. He was employed with Lyons Transportation Line and he was...
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Charles D. Grapentine

August 14, 1939 - January 16, 2017

A memorial celebration of life will be held for Charles D. Grapentine, 77, of Youngstown who passed away Monday evening at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Boardman. Charles was born August 14, 1939 in Youngstown the son of Charles J. and Josephine M. (Toporcer) Grapentine and was a lifelong area resident. He was a graduate of Austintown Fitch High School class of 1957 and was a Television...
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Evelyn V. Miller

September 4, 1919 - January 15, 2017

Evelyn V. Miller, 97, of Deerfield, died on January 15, 2017 at 10:00 am at Long Meadow Care Center in Ravenna. Evelyn was born on September 4, 1919 in Kane, PA. a daughter of the late Frederick and Ruth Anderson. She graduated from Kane High School in 1937. She was a proud Christian and a former member of Four Mile Run and Randolph Christian Church. Evelyn was a homemaker, dedicating her life...
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Robert V. Grayson, Sr.

November 12, 1929 - January 14, 2017

Robert V. Grayson, age 87, passed away January 14, 2017 at Mary Mount Hospital. Bob was born in Sugar Grove, OH to Teddie & Alice (Kilbarger) Grayson. Bob proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War. After his service, he went to work for Packard Electric where he worked for 30 years before retiring in 1984. Bob spent time as a volunteer on the auxiliary Police Department in...
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Mary L. Quisenberry

May 17, 1938 - January 14, 2017

AUSTINTOWN- Mary L. "Weezie" Quisenberry, 78, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017, at Humility House in Austintown. She was born on May 17, 1938, in Austintown, daughter to the late Ewing E. Creed and Mary Alberta (Randel) Creed-Roth, and step-daughter to the late Herbert Roth. Mary was an Austintown Fitch High School graduate and went on to receive her Bachelor's degree in French from...
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Darlene R. Lippiatt VanJura

October 2, 1954 - January 13, 2017

DARLENE LIPPIATT VANJURA, 62 NEW MIDDLETOWN- There will be a Memorial Service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Lane Family Funeral Homes-Anstrom Chapel, 8387 Tod Ave. in Boardman for Darlene Lippiatt VanJura, 62, who passed away Friday January 13th after a short battle with cancer. Darlene was born October 2, 1954, a daughter of Eugene and Evelyn Diver Lippiatt. She was a 1973 graduate of Western Reserve...
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Michael Anthony Giannini

August 1, 1934 - January 12, 2017

Michael "Chick" A. Giannini, 82, passed away on January 12, 2017 at Hospice House. He was born on August 1, 1934, son to the late John and Theodora Giannini. Chick attended Rayen High School and then worked at Youngstown Sheet and Tube for 40 years as an inspector. After the company closed, Chick worked for Giant Eagle until he retired in 2001. On May 18, 1957, Chick married the love of his...
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Randy P. Donley

October 15, 1957 - January 11, 2017

Randy P. Donley, age 59, of Mineral Ridge, as well as Avondale, AZ., passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Born October 15, 1957, in New Castle, PA.; he was the son of Paul and Shelba (Dorsey) Donley. While living in Ohio, he worked for Indalex Aluminum in Girard for 25 years; most recently he worked in Guest Services for the Arizona Diamondbacks as well as the Phoenix Suns. ...
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Miriam V. Kercher

June 23, 1922 - January 10, 2017

Miriam V. Kercher, 94 A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 21st, at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, 65 N. Broad Street, Canfield Chapel, celebrating the life of Miriam V. Kercher (Shuler), 94 who died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. The Reverend Susan Brown, Canfield United Methodist Church, will officiate. Miriam was born on June 23, 1922 in...
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William D. Bjorson

November 19, 1923 - January 9, 2017

WILLIAM D. BJORSON, 93 CANFIELD-There will be a Memorial Service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethel Lutheran Church in Boardman for William D. Bjorson, 93, who went to be with his Lord and Savior at his home early Monday morning with his wife and son by his side. Bill was born Nov. 19, 1923 in Youngstown, a son of David E. and Anna V. Isaacson Bjorson. He was a 1942 graduate of South High School and...
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Michael D. Flatley

November 16, 1952 - January 8, 2017

Michael D. Flatley, 64 Memorial services will be held at 6 pm Monday January 16th, 2017 at the Canfield United Methodist Church for Michael Flatley who died unexpectedly last Sunday. Michael was born November 16th, 1952 in Los Angeles, CA, the youngest son of John and Martha Flatley. Michael was born and raised in Los Angeles CA where he attended Catholic school as a boy and was a child actor...
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William S. Adams, Jr.

October 22, 1947 - January 8, 2017

William S. Adams, Jr. 69, passed away peacefully at his home in Berlin Center with his wife Mary at his side on January 8, 2017. He was born on October 22, 1947 in Millville, New Jersey, the son of William S. Adams, Sr. and Betty V. Perkins. Bill grew up in New Jersey and was a high school graduate of Millville High School. After High School graduation in 1966 he enlisted in the United...
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Mary McKlusky

September 16, 1918 - January 8, 2017

Mary McKlusky, 98, of Austintown, died Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 7:50 pm at Briarfield at Ashley Circle in Austintown. Mary was born on September 16, 1918 in Cortland, a daughter of the late George and Katie (Puchevich) Pollock. Mary graduated from Cortland High School in 1936. She worked at Youngstown Club, as a kitchen worker and at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in the laundry department. In her...
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Kathleen Kanos

August 27, 1957 - January 7, 2017

Kathleen Kanos, 59 Kathleen Kanos, 59 of Struthers died unexpectedly Saturday morning. Kathleen was born August 27, 1957 in Youngstown, a daughter of the late John S. and Pauline B. (Berndt) Kanos and was a lifelong area resident. Kathleen had managed the Bureau of Motor Vehicles in Struthers for 25 years and most recently had been a title clerk for the Mahoning County Clerk of Courts. She...
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Kenneth Delmar Chapman

March 4, 1938 - January 7, 2017

Kenneth D. (Chappy) Chapman, 78, of Niles passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Vista Care at the Ridge. Ken was born on March 4, 1938 in Youngstown, Ohio, the only son of Laurence and Frances (Woods) Chapman. He married Judith Philips on March 9, 1957 and spent 56 years together until her passing on November 7, 2012. Ken attended Chaney High School and was a veteran of the US Navy. He retired...
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Phyllis J. Novak

November 8, 1928 - January 3, 2017

Youngstown, Phyllis J. Novak, 88 passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017at Canfield Place Senior Living. Phyllis was born on November 8, 1928 in Ringgold Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Melvin and Dorothy (Hinderliter) Snyder. Phyllis' employment included American Greeting in Cleveland, Ohio on the assembly line. After the family moved to Lordstown, Phyllis worked for Department store...
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Charles R. Eckley

November 8, 1931 - January 2, 2017

Charles R. Eckley, 85, passed away Monday, January 2, 2017 at Camelot Arms, where he was a resident. He was born on November 8, 1931 in New Castle, PA, son to the late William and Viola Eckley. Charles was a member of 4 Mile Run Christian Church and was a steel worker for Jones and Laughlin Steel Company. He will be remembered for the joy he found in fishing and his hobby of bee keeping, which...
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Robert L. Pounds

August 15, 1928 - January 2, 2017

ROBERT L. POUNDS, Sr., 88 AUSTINTOWN-There will be Services at 7 p.m. Friday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes-Austintown Chapel for Robert L. Pounds, Sr., 88, who died Monday morning at Northside Health Center. Mr. Pounds was born August 15, 1928 in Marion Center, PA, a son of William and Alice Fife Pounds. Bob was employed with Republic Steel then becoming LTV Steel Corp. for 38 years,...
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Samir S. Awadallah

May 27, 1965 - December 30, 2016

Samir Awadallah was born May 27, 1965 in El Bireh, Palestine. He was preceded in death by his father and mother Suleiman and Fatiha Awadallah as well as his siblings Saida and Talal Awadallah.He leaves his siblings behind, Sami Awadallah, Sahar Knodel, Samer Awadallah, Monsour Awadallah, Zain Awadallah and Alia Awadallah as well as many nieces and nephews. He leaves his wife Carla Frashure...
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Wilbert Crocker

May 8, 1946 - December 30, 2016

MINERAL RIDGE- Wilbert "Jack" Crocker, 70, passed away Friday, December 30, at Hospice House in Poland after a brief illness. He was born on May 8, 1946 in Greenville, PA, son to the late Isa Belle and Wilbert "Webb" C. Crocker, and step-son to the late Nora H. Crocker. Jack grew up in Fredonia, PA and graduated from Reynolds High School, class of 1964. He then attended Youngstown State...
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Rose Killingsworth

March 5, 1926 - December 30, 2016

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM Tuesday at St. Christine Church for Rose Killingsworth, 90, of Canfield who passed away Friday December 30, in Canfield Place, formerly Bookdale/ Sterling House. Rose was born March 5, 1926 in Youngstown the daughter of William and Julia (Thomas) Csiss. Rose was a graduate of Canfield Highschool class of 1943, and received her bachelors degree...
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Sidney W. Judy

April 5, 1927 - December 27, 2016

SIDNEY W. JUDY, 89 AUSTINTOWN- Sidney W. Judy, 89, died Tuesday morning at St. Elizabeth Health Center. Sidney was born April 5, 1927 in Hughart, WV, the son of Samuel R. and Ruby G. Suttle Judy. Sidney was employed with the Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. for 37 years, retiring as a Turn Forman in the Roll Shop. He was a 1945 graduate of Williamsburg High School in Williamsburg W.V. Greenbrier...
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Albert J. Vekasy

October 18, 1934 - December 27, 2016

Albert J. Vekasy, age 82, of Austintown, passed unexpectedly surrounded by his family on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Born October 18, 1934 in Aliquippa, PA.; he was the son of Zigmond and Julia (Breznai) Vekasy. Al retired from General Motors in 1999 after 32 years of service as a tool and die maker. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed golf; he was a master of the...
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Anthony R. Martin

March 7, 1922 - December 27, 2016

Anthony R. Martin, 94 There will be a prayer service at 9:30 a.m. Friday, December 30th at Lane Family Funeral Homes, 65 N. Broad Street, Canfield Chapel followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Michael Parish, Canfield for Anthony R. "Tony" Martin, 94 of Canfield who died early Tuesday morning at Hospice House. Tony was born March 7, 1922 in Canfield, a son of the late...
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Florence V. Parsons

August 7, 1922 - December 27, 2016

FLORENCE V. PARSONS, 94 CANFIELD-There will be Services at 1 p.m. Thursday at Lane Family Funeral Homes-Austintown Chapel for Florence V. Parsons, 94, who died Tuesday morning at Hospice House. Florence was born August 7, 1922 in Youngstown, a daughter of Albert S. and Grace Barker Fellows, Sr. Florence was a 1941 graduate of South High School. She was a home-maker. Florence was a long time...
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Martha A. Davies

March 14, 1944 - December 26, 2016

Martha A. "Mickey" Davies, 72 Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Lane Family Funeral Homes, 65 N. Broad Street, Canfield Chapel for Martha A. Davies, 72 of Boardman who died Monday afternoon at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Youngstown. Martha, known as Mickey was born March 14, 1944 in Salem, a daughter of the late Harold C. and Isabelle (Donahue) Cowher and was a lifelong area...
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Walter Leland Jones

June 28, 1918 - December 26, 2016

Walter Leland Jones, age 98, of Lake Milton, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2016. Born June 28, 1918 in North Jackson, he was the 5th of seven children born to Ivan R. and Gertrude (Clemmens) Jones. Walt retired in 1980 from the Jackson-Milton School System after 23 years of service. He was a member for over 45 years of the Knight of Pythians of North Jackson #343. Survivors include a niece...
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David H. Kramer

December 20, 1928 - December 25, 2016

David H. Kramer, 88 Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Heritage Presbyterian Church, 1951 Mathews Rd, Poland for David H. Kramer, 88 of Poland who died Sunday morning at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Boardman Campus. David was born December 20, 1928 in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Harry and Martha Frey Kramer. He had worked as a supervisor for the former Wean United for...
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John C. Kollar

February 16, 1936 - December 23, 2016

John "Jack" C. Kollar, 80, passed away on Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, at Hospice House Surrounded by his loving family following a lengthy battle with cancer. Jack was born Feb. 16, 1936 in Youngstown, a son of the late Charles and Mary Kollar, and was a lifelong area resident. Jack attended Holy Name Elementary School and was a 1954 graduate of Ursuline High School where he played football. He...
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John Pershing Russell

September 23, 1931 - December 22, 2016

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Tuesday at the Lane Family Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel for John Pershing Russell, 85, of Austintown who passed away Thursday December 22, at his home. John was born September 23, 1931 in Youngstown the son of Fred and Beatrice Naomi (Pershing) Russell and was a lifelong area resident. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. After the war, John...
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Raymond E. Smith

December 2, 1942 - December 18, 2016

Raymond E. Smith Cortland- Raymond E. Smith, age 74, of Cortland, passed away Sunday, December 18, 2016 following a long illness. Raymond had worked a number of years at Packard Electric and retired as Sergeant for the Bazetta Police Department. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Dianne, two sons, Timothy R. (Cookie) and Raymond "Doug" (Juanita) Smith. Three Grandchildren, two great...
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Charles W. Crumbley

November 30, 1940 - December 17, 2016

The Rev. Charles W.Crumbley, 76, formerly of Warren, went home to be with the Lord, on December 17, 2016 at 6:35pm, at Shepherd of the Valley in Niles, surrounded by his loved ones. Fr. Crumbley was born on November 30, 1940, in Wellsville, OH., a son of the late Raymond P. and Edna G. (Russ) Crumbley Sr. Fr. Crumbley dedicated his life to the Lord, graduating from Mount St. Mary Seminary...
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Samuel R. Nevi

January 6, 1922 - December 17, 2016

Canfield- Samuel R. Nevi, 94, passed away Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Brookdale Austintown after years of living with Alzheimer's. He was born on January 6, 1922 in Youngstown, OH, son to the late Albert and Venia (Lombardo) Nevi. Sam was a 1941 graduate from Chaney High School and went on to serve in the U.S. Army during World War II. During his service, Sam was released for a 30 day break,...
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Frank J. Kukura lll

May 25, 1957 - December 17, 2016

FRANK J. KUKURA, lll, 59 YOUNGSTOWN-There will be a Celebration of Life Service at 6 p.m. Tuesday at The Gate Church, 11836 South Avenue in North Lima, for Frank J. Kukura, lll, 59, who died Saturday morning at Hospice House in Poland. Frank was born May 25, 1957 in Youngstown, a son of Frank J. and Martha J. Dietelbach Kukura, Jr. Frank was an LPN, employed with Briarfield Manor. He had...
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Gayle L. Haefke

August 12, 1936 - December 14, 2016

Gayle L. Haefke passed away early Wednesday morning at Omni Manor Nursing Home. Gayle was born August 12, 1936 in Austintown the daughter of Eugene and Margaret (Clemens) Jones. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and had formerly been the owner of Austintown Florist Shop for many years. She was a graduate of Austintown Fitch School. Gayle will be sadly missed by her son Bart and...
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Larry Robert Johnson

October 30, 1950 - December 13, 2016

Rev. Larry Robert Johnson, 66 Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 17th at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Anstrom Chapel, 8387 Tod Ave.., Boardman for Larry Robert Johnson, 66 of Boardman who died early Tuesday morning at his residence with his family at his side. Larry was born October 30, 1950 in Youngstown, a son of the late Robert W. and Shirley (Maher) Johnson and was a...
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Harry George Zymaris

April 28, 1935 - December 12, 2016

Harry G. Zymaris, age 81 of Northwood, Ohio passed away December 12, 2016. Harry was born in Warren on April 28, 1935 to the late George & Iphigenia (Martakis) Zymaris. Harry served in the U.S. Army Reserves. He worked as a foreman for Republic Steel, however he retired from JoAnn Fabrics where he worked as a fixture coordinator. He loved being outside, tending to his yard and relaxing by the...
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Robert Joseph Smith

June 26, 1920 - December 12, 2016

Robert Joseph Smith, age 96, of Austintown, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2016. Born June 26, 1920 in Youngstown, he was the son of Joseph and Mildred (Rothenberger) Smith. Bob purchased a 50 acre farm in North Jackson where he and his wife raised their family. Bob graduated from East High School in Youngstown, and went on to serve in the U.S. Army from 1944 until 1946 in the Burma Theater...
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Carol R. Boyes

October 6, 1933 - December 12, 2016

Carol R. Boyes, 83, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2016 at Shepherd of the Valley in Howland. She was born on October 6, 1933, in Youngstown, daughter of the late, Melvin L. Reeder and Thelma Porter Reeder Criss. She was a 1951 graduate of South High School. She moved to Niles in 1960. Mrs. Boyes was a homemaker, and she enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, yard work, and writing to pen...
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Eric A. Bergman

November 23, 1971 - December 12, 2016

Eric A. Bergman, age 45, of Niles, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2016 of natural causes. Born November 23, 1971 in Youngstown, he was the son of John E. and Cheryl E. (Smith) Bergman. Eric was the Manager of Global Fitness in Warren; he was an avid body builder. He loved to help others and enjoyed offering them advice for support. Survivors include his father, John; brothers John Jr. (Lee...
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Carl Lupi

February 2, 1941 - December 11, 2016

Carl N. Lupi passed away peacefully on December 11, 2016 surrounded by his loving family, following a courageous battle with cancer. Carl was born February 2, 1941, in Warren the son of Eugene James Lupi and Rose Guarnieri-Lupi. Carl was a 1959 graduate of Warren G Harding High School. He was a Youngstown State University graduate and Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity brother. He served his country...
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Duane L. Granger

October 3, 1936 - December 10, 2016

Warren – Duane L. Granger, 80, passed away Saturday morning, December 10, 2016 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Warren, OH. Duane was born on October 3, 1936 in Warren Township, a son of the late William Granger Sr. and Daisy (Irwin) Granger. He was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps from October 8, 1956 until his honorable discharge on September 30, 1961 and was awarded the...
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Jack F. Salinsky

August 16, 1945 - December 9, 2016

Jack F. Salinsky journeyed to Heaven on December 9, 2016 surrounded by family, friends and his dogs, Madison and Zachary at Hospice House of Poland. Jack was born August 16, 1945, son of Dr. William R. and Leona Salinsky who resided on Glacier View on the West Side of Youngstown. He was a graduate of Chaney, Class of 1963. Jack spent his childhood summers at Tippecanoe Country Club where he...
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Brian William Ivany

August 27, 1983 - December 9, 2016

Calling hours will be held for Brian William Ivany of Canton, OH and formerly Zelienople, PA, Tuesday December 13th from 12:00pm to 1:45pm, with a funeral service at 2:00 pm at Lane Family Funeral Homes Canfield Chapel, 65 N. Broad Street, Canfield OH 44406. Brian was born August 27, 1983 in Youngstown, a son of William J. Ivany, Jr and Patricia J. McNally Nist. Brian is remembered as a...
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Samuel M. Sirwell, Jr.

December 28, 1935 - December 9, 2016

Samuel M. Sirwell, Jr. , 80 Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 14th at Lane Family Funeral Homes, 5797 Mahoning Ave., Austintown Chapel for Samuel M. Sirwell, Jr. of Austintown who passed away Friday evening at his residence with his loving family at his side. Sam was born December 28, 1935 in Ford City, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Samuel M. and Elsie (Frerotte) Sirwell...
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Paul A. Kelly, Jr.

May 22, 1967 - December 8, 2016

Paul A. "Skip" Kelly, Jr., age 49, of Austintown, passed away on Thursday, December 9, 2016 at the Cleveland Clinic following a long illness. Born May 22, 1967 in Youngstown, he was the son of Paul A. and Rosemarie (Dalesio) Kelly, Sr. Skip loved music and his "Les Paul" guitar; he played in many different bands over the years. Despite his illness over the past years, he maintained a great sense...
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Janet Jessica Johnson

February 16, 1924 - December 7, 2016

Janet Johnson, 92, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. She was a long time resident of Canfield, only having recently moved to Sunrise Assisted Living Center in Poland. Janet was born to Eugene and Frances (Cooper) Thompson in Butler, Pennsylvania on February 16, 1924, and was raised as a farm girl. She met her husband, Nils P. Johnson, at Slippery Rock University while she...
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Nicole Conway Stafford

April 21, 1979 - December 6, 2016

Nicole Conway Stafford, 37, of Farmdale, died Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 8:44 am, at the Cleveland Clinic surrounded by her loved ones, after fighting a five-year courageous battle with Pulmonary Hypertension. Nicole was born on April 21, 1979, in Warren, a daughter of Don and Janie (Porter) Conway. Nicole was a 1997 graduate of Maplewood High School. She earned her Master's Degree, Summa Cum...
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Christena Mae Mathes

November 25, 1921 - December 6, 2016

Youngstown- Christena Mae (Breedlove) Mathes, 95, passed away on December 6, 2016. She was born on November 25, 1921 in Morrisville, West Virginia, daughter to the late Kyle and Cynthia (Ryan) Breedlove. Christena went to business school and earned her associate degree. Most recently she worked for Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority and retired after 10 years. Christena will be remembered...
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Wilfred E. Kingsley

February 23, 1930 - December 5, 2016

There will be a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. Friday December 9th at Zion Lutheran Church, 3300 Canfield Rd., Youngstown for Wilfred Ernest Kingsley, Jr who died early Monday evening at his residence, Mr. Kingsley, known as Ernie was born February 23, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, a son of the late Wilfred Ernest and Mary Elizabeth (Gutherie) Kingsley, Sr. He graduated from Mineral Ridge High...
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Georgia Reinman

February 22, 1929 - December 4, 2016

Georgia Reinman, 87 Funeral services will be 12:30 p.m. Friday, December 9th at Lane Family Funeral Homes, 65 N. Broad Street, Canfield Chapel for Georgia Reinman, 87 of St. Luke Lutheran Home, North Canton, formerly of Boardman who died early Sunday morning at the home. Georgia was born February 22, 1929 in Youngstown, Ohio, a daughter of the late Lamont and Mona (Humphreville) Warner. She was...
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Virginia K. DeWalk

November 6, 1923 - December 4, 2016

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Thursday at the Lane Family Funeral Home Austintown Chapel for Virginia K. DeWalk, 93, who passed away Sunday morning, December 4, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown. Virginia was born November 6, 1923 in Youngstown the daughter of Perry and Goldie (Lawrence) Kimmel and was a lifelong area resident. Virginia was a graduate of Austintown Fitch High...
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Betty L. Kansa

May 4, 1945 - December 4, 2016

Betty L. Kansa passed away peacefully on Sunday December 4, at Beeghly Oaks Care Center at the age of 71, Betty was born May 5, 1945 in Youngstown the daughter of George and Helen (Anderson) Lape and was a lifelong area resident. She worked at Goodwill Industries as a Contract Helper for several years. Betty was a member of Wedgewood park Evangelical Congregation and enjoyed playing cards and...
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Joan Vera Milstead

December 2, 2016 - December 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN- Joan Vera (Barker) Milstead, 85, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016. She was born in London, England on December 16, 1930. Joan will be remembered as a loving mother and DEVOTED animal lover. She was a nurse in England during WWII where she met Ray Jr., and came to the U.S. and married in 1952. Ray and Joan resided in Mahoning county for 30 years. Those who really knew Joan were...
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Ruby J. Mehocic

July 27, 1926 - December 1, 2016

Ruby J. Mehocic, 90 Ruby J. Mehocic, 90 of Youngstown died early Thursday morning at Omni Manor Health Care Center. Ruby was born July 27, 1926 in Ontario, Canada, a daughter of the late John C. and Rubina L. (Watson) Johnstone. She came to this area as a child and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1944. Her husband, Lewis E. Mehocic whom she married February 25, 1972, died April 21...
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Susan Foor

June 21, 1928 - November 30, 2016

Services celebrating the life of Susan Foor will be 11:00 AM on Monday December 5th at Ellsworth Community Church. Susan died Wednesday evening at the Humility House from complications of Alzheimer disease. Susan was born June 21, 1928 in Bedford Pa. the daughter of Rush and Theresa (Gehm) Ritchey. She married Curtis Foor September 30, 1949 and had 60 years with him until his passing in 2009. ...
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Judy G. Dailey

June 15, 1951 - November 29, 2016

Judy G. Dailey, age 65, of Berlin Center passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Born June 15, 1951 in Wise, VA.; she was the daughter of William B. and Freida A. (Pilkenton) Mullins. Judy worked for Carlson's Health Systems in Youngstown. She enjoyed gardening and was a bird enthusiast providing nearly 600 lbs of bird feed each year. She was proud of her 1937 Chevy convertible. She is...
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April A. Myers

November 10, 1979 - November 27, 2016

April A. (Gallagher) Myers, age 37, of Austintown went home to be with the Lord unexpectedly following a sudden illness on Sunday, November 27, 2016. Born on November 10, 1979 in Akron, she was the daughter of Clark T. and Patricia A. (Podrosky) Gallagher. She graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School as well as the University of Akron with a major in Psychology. She worked as the office...
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Tommie Jo Brinsey

September 15, 1965 - November 25, 2016

A private memorial service will be held at a later date celebrating the life of Tommie Jo Brinsey who passed away Friday morning at her home at the age of 51. Tommie was born September 15, 1965 in Youngstown the daughter of the late Thomas and Dorothy (Tindor) Rolland. She was a lifelong area resident and a loving mother and grandmother. She was a catholic by faith. Tommie is survived by her two...
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Ila Rose Cobbett

October 31, 1923 - November 22, 2016

Ila Rose McNaughton Cobbett, 93 There will be a memorial service, 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 4th at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Rd., Canfield for Ila Rose McNaughton Cobbett, 93 of Boardman who died Tuesday morning at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Ila Rose, known as Rose was born October 31, 1923 in Strattanville, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the...
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William Charles Clark

October 1, 1955 - November 21, 2016

Funeral services celebrating the life of William Charles Clark will be held at 3 PM Saturday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes Mineral Ridge Chapel. Charles passed away Monday, November 21, in Cleveland Clinic with his loving family by his side. He was born October 1, 1955 in Youngstown the son of Homer and Cleo (Brumfield) Clark and was a lifelong area resident. Charles served in the US Marine...
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Eugene F. Altemus

March 3, 1924 - November 21, 2016

Eugene F. "Buzz" Altemus, age 92, of Austintown passed away peacefully on Monday, November 21, 2016 at his home. Born March 3, 1924 in Blairsville, Pa., he was the son of Edgar and Alice Altemus. Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Patricia A.; son James Altemus, daughter Melinda (Paul) Welsh, step-daughter Wendy (Jeff) Gorup; beloved grand-daughter, Emily Gorup, whom he adored. Besides his...
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Josephine N. Peterson

December 27, 1921 - November 20, 2016

Josephine N. Peterson, 94, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at the St. Luke Lutheran Community Center in Akron, Ohio. She was born on December 27, 1921 in Walsenburg, Colorado, daughter of the late, Kathryn (Crist) and Joseph Novak. Josephine was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Warren. She retired from General Motors in 1978, after working over thirty years as a Press Operator...
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Nick Opalick

April 5, 1952 - November 20, 2016

A celebration of life will be held at 11 AM Saturday at the Lane Family Funeral Home, Anstrom Chapel for Nick Opalick Jr., 64, of Canfield Township, who passed away Sunday November 20 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center Main Campus. Nick was born April 5, 1952 in Youngstown the son of Nickolas Sr. and Helen (Korak) O'Palick. He was a graduate of Austintown Fitch High School class of 1969 and was the...
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Thomas J. Andrews

January 7, 1930 - November 20, 2016

North Jackson-Services celebrating the life of Thomas J. Andrews will be held at 11am Saturday at the Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel. Tom was born January 7. 1930 in Liberty Twp. the son of David and Gertrude (McCale) Andrews. Tom passed away early Sunday morning at his residence. Tom retired in1981 as a Field Engineer for Copperweld Steel. He was owner and operator along with his wife Lois...
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James John Lallo

August 17, 1941 - November 20, 2016

James John "Jim" Lallo, age 75, of Austintown, passed away following a declining period of health on Sunday, November 20, 2016. Born August 17, 1941 in Youngstown, he was the son of Samuel and Nellie Lallo. Jim graduated from Fitch High School in 1959; he served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1960 -1966. He worked at Youngstown Lithographing; he was the owner of Minuteman Press for 16 years...
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Elsie Loveland

February 26, 1926 - November 20, 2016

Elsie Penelope Loveland, 90, of Vienna, OH died peacefully on November 20, 2016 with her family by her side at Garden Way Assisted Living, Hermitage, PA. Elsie was born the youngest of 10 children on February 26, 1926 in Antelope, North Dakota to the late Gustave & Christina (Rosin) Martell Heim. Elsie was born in a German immigrant home and learned to speak English when she started first grade...
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Yolanda Dundics

May 8, 1925 - November 17, 2016

YOLANDA DUNDICS, 91 NORTH LIMA, OH-There will be a Memorial Service at 3 p.m. Saturday at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 799 Washington Rd. in Pittsburgh for Yolanda Dundics, 91, who died Nov. 17th in North Lima, OH. Yolanda was born May 8, 1925 in Budapest, Hungary, the daughter of Dezso and Jolan Polka Klucsovszky, coming to the U.S. at the age of 31. She was a head seamstress for the...
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Gerald J. Gnapp

June 8, 1936 - November 17, 2016

Gerald J. "Jerry" Gnapp, age 80, of Boardman passed away on Thursday November, 17, 2016. Born June 8, 1936 in Gallitzin, PA., he was the son of Joseph and Olga (Boldizar) Gnapp. He retired from General Motors after 41 years of service. He loved to bowl, play golf and greatly enjoyed Polka music. Jerry was known for sending greeting cards to family and friends for any and all occasions and...
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James J. Pogany

December 25, 1945 - November 17, 2016

James J. Pogany, age 70, of Austintown passed away at his home on Thursday, November 17, 2016. Born December 25, 1945, he was the son of Joseph and Rose (Tomory) Pogany. He graduated from Hubbard High School and then entered into the U.S. Army where he served in Korea and was honorably discharged in 1970. Jimmy was an elder at the Wickliffe Presbyterian Church, coached Hot-Stove baseball, and...
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David A. Cope

September 15, 1943 - November 17, 2016

David A. Cope, 73, passed away at home surrounded by his family on November 17, 2016. He was born on September 15, 1943 in Salem, OH, son to the late Arthur and Myrtle (Guy) Cope. David was a Lisbon High School graduate and went on to serve in the United States Army as a mechanic. After his service, David lived in Salem and worked in Twinsburg for 43 years for Chrysler as a tool and die maker and...
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Almeda Sherba

February 15, 1916 - November 16, 2016

ALMEDA SHERBA, 100 CANFIELD-There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Church in Canfield for Almeda Sherba, 100, of Canfield, who passed away Wednesday afternoon at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center. Almeda was born February 15, 1916 in the Borough of East Pittsburgh, a daughter of Elmer and Mary Leierzaph Beistel. Almeda was a 1934 graduate of Turtle Creek...
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Martin J. Jensen

June 20, 1956 - November 15, 2016

Martin J. "Tiny" Jensen, age 60, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at Camelot Arms after a long period of declining health. Born June 20, 1956 in Youngstown, he was the son of Jens Anton and Jane Eleanor (Bammer) Jensen. Marty loved to ring the bell for the Salvation Army during the Christmas season. He would sing as he rang the bell and he wore a Santa Claus suit as he gave out candy to...
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Benjamin J. Mendelle

June 24, 1947 - November 13, 2016

Benjamin J. "Ben" Mendelle, age 69, of Austintown, formerly of Canton, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, November 13, 2016. Born June 24, 1947 in Montreal, Canada; he was the son of Harry and Leah (Siegle) Mendelle. Ben graduated from Duquesne University, had worked for Equi-Bank, and was currently working for NeuTech Packaging Systems. Ben was a member of the Tabernacle...
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Hannah Louise Rathburn

December 31, 1936 - November 13, 2016

Hannah Louise Rathburn -- 79 Sarasota FL – Funeral service will be held at 10 AM Saturday at the Lane Family Funeral Home, Mineral Ridge Chapel for Hannah Louise Rathburn, 79, of Sarasota FL, formerly of Mineral Ridge, who passed away Sunday, November 13th in Complex Care at Ridgelake in Sarasota. Hannah was born December 31, 1936 in Nashville, TN, the daughter of the late James Henry and...
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Garnett L. Sypolt

December 19, 1949 - November 12, 2016

Girard – Garnett L. Sypolt, 66, passed away Saturday November 12, 2016 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio. Garnett was born in Kinswood, West Virginia on December 19, 1949; a daughter of the late William and Ida Mae (Ridenour) Sypolt. She is survived by her two sisters, Elizabeth Moore and Betty Lou Sypolt; and a brother James Sypolt. She is also survived by everyone who...
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Steven Scott Shaffer

October 13, 1950 - November 10, 2016

A Memorial Service celebrating the life of Steven Scott Shaffer will be held on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 1:00PM at the Lane Funeral Home, Boardman Chapel, 8387 Tod Ave., Boardman. Steve passed away Thursday evening, November 10, in Trumbull Memorial Hospital at the age of 66. He was born October 13, 1950 in Keyser, WV., the son of William and Mary Ray (Bill) Shaffer. Steve was an owner...
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Maryann E. Hunt

April 1, 1936 - November 10, 2016

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Tuesday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes Austintown Chapel for Maryann E. Hunt, 80, of Austintown who passed away Thursday, November 10, at her home. Maryann was born April 1, 1936 in Newton Falls the daughter John and Mary (Kusnir) Svasta. She was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Maryann was a member of West...
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Verna Mae Ruby

March 6, 1930 - November 9, 2016

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Monday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes Austintown Chapel for Verna Mae Ruby, 86, of Austintown Twp., formerly of Diamond, who passed away Wednesday, November 9th, at Briarfield of Ashley Circle. Verna was born March 6, 1930 in Robertsdale, PA., the daughter of the Earl and Margaret (Seiler) Foore and came to this area in 1966. She was a homemaker, loving...
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Kevin Steven Socha

August 25, 1992 - November 8, 2016

Kevin Steven Socha, 24 There will be a Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 12th at St. Christine Parish, 3165 Schenley Ave., Youngstown for Kevin S. Socha, 24, who died unexpectantly at his home on Tuesday. Kevin was born August 25, 1992 in Youngstown, a son of Stanley S. Socha and Donna J. Pittman Socha and was a lifelong area resident. He graduated from Canfield High...
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Catherine Orenchak

May 21, 1916 - November 6, 2016

Catherine "Kay" Orenchak, age 100 of Masury, died on Sunday morning, November 6, 2016, at her home in Masury. She was born May 21, 1916 in New Alexandria, Pennsylvania the daughter of the late Nick and Mary Mackowycz Orenchak. After high school, Kay served in the Womens' Army Air Corps (WACS) as a staff sergeant during World War II. She continued to make the Army a career serving at several...
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Patrick F. D'Agostino

July 22, 1931 - November 5, 2016

Dr. Patrick F. D'Agostino, 85 There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, November 10th at St. Michael Church for Patrick F. D'Agostino, 85 of Canfield who died Saturday evening. Pat was born July 22, 1931 in Youngstown, the son of the late Frank and Grace (Pagano) D'Agostino. He graduated from East High School where he was an All-Ohio Valley football team member. He...
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Amy Oldland Wydick

November 23, 1969 - November 4, 2016

Amy Oldland Wydick, 46 There will be a memorial service Wednesday, November 16th at noon at Lane Family Funeral Homes, 8387 Tod Ave., Anstrom Chapel, Boardman for Amy Wydick, 46 of New Middletown who died unexpectedly November 4th . Amy was born November 23, 1969, a daughter of James R. Oldland and Carol J. Ingram Oldland and was a lifelong area resident. Amy graduated from Springfield Local...
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Dominic F. Talanca

April 19, 1960 - November 1, 2016

DOMINIC F. TALANCA, Jr., 56 YOUNGSTOWN-There will be a Memorial Service at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Lane Family Funeral Homes-Anstrom Chapel, 8387 Tod Ave. in Boardman for Dominic F. Talanca, 56 of Warren, who died Tuesday, November 1st at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. Dominic was born April 19, 1960 in Warren, the son of Dominic F. and Barbara S. Canizaro Talanca, Sr. Dom was a 1978...
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Cathleen Migliozzi

February 24, 2016 - November 1, 2016

Cathleen Migliozzi, age 69 of Warren passed away November 1, 2016 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Cathy was born February 24, 1947 in Warren to Thomas & Mary (Werner) Barlow. She was a 1965 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. She married Michael Migliozzi on July 15, 1983 whom survives her. She retired from the produce department at Macali's Giant Eagle in Niles. Cathy enjoyed traveling...
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Robert L. Hackett

July 3, 1924 - October 31, 2016

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church in Austintown for Robert L. Hackett, 92, who passed away Monday afternoon at Hospice House with his loving family by his side. He was born July 3, 1924 in Highland Park Michigan, a son of Harold and Florine (Couture) Hackett. In 1926 his family moved to Pontiac, Michigan. There he attended school and graduated from Pontiac...
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Nick Vankovich

June 9, 1947 - October 30, 2016

Nick Vankovich, 69 of Canfield passed away Sunday after a long illness at his residence. Nick was born June 9, 1947 in Youngstown, a son of the late Nick and Kathryn Zgurich Vankovich and was a lifelong area resident. He graduated from Chaney High School, class of 1965 and went on to serve in the Army during the Vietnam War. Nick worked 40 years as a sprinkler fitter for National Automatic...
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Marian E. McCloskey

January 24, 1946 - October 30, 2016

Marian E. "Boots" McCloskey, age 70, of Austintown earned her wings on Sunday, October 30, 2016 after a year-long battle with Cancer. Born January 24, 1946 in Warren, she was the daughter of George P. and Marion E. (Dellinger) McCloskey. She retired in 1999 from Packard Electric. She loved going to garage sales and thrift stores; she loved doing home improvements. She devoted her life to the...
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Amelia Paolina Flemming

May 22, 1933 - October 30, 2016

Amelia Paolina Flemming, 83 of Warren died Sunday evening, October 30, 2016, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. She was born May 22, 1933 in Carovilli Pro Isernia, Italy the daughter of the late Michael A. and Sandrina Ricchiuti Valerio. She had been a Trumbull county resident since 1960 moving from Italy. Amelia was a homemaker all of her married life. She was of the Catholic faith and had been...
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Michael Thomas Yager

June 29, 1990 - October 29, 2016

Michael T. Yager of Houston, Texas passed away Saturday October 29, 2016 after a motorcycle accident in Ventura County, California. Born June 29, 1990, Michael graduated at the top of his class from Canfield High School receiving awards from the National Honor Society. He also played for the Canfield High School Football team. He went on to Akron University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with...
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Leonard J. Gagliardi

August 3, 2016 - October 29, 2016

Leonard Joseph Gagliardi, Sr., 68 passed away October 29, 2016 at Hospice House of Poland with his loved ones by his side. Leonard was born August 3, 1948 in Youngstown, the eldest child of Leonard and Julienne (Delfs) Gagliardi, and was a lifetime resident of Canfield. He graduated from Canfield High School in 1967, and enlisted in the 33 T.A.C. U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. After...
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Sherry Clere

February 18, 1961 - October 28, 2016

Sherry Clere, 55 of Lake Milton passed away early Friday morning at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Youngstown after a long illness. Sherry was born February 18, 1961 in Salem, a daughter of Robert Arkwright and Virginia Marshall Barnett and was a lifelong area resident. She was very dedicated and devoted to Serving Hands Ministry, which she was a co-founder of this food ministry. It was very...
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Aurora Angela Fortunato

January 18, 1926 - October 28, 2016

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Monday at the Lane Family Funeral Home Austintown Chapel for Aurora Angela Fortunato of Mineral Ridge, formerly of Hubbard, who passed away Friday, October 28, at Vista Care Center. Ms. Fortunato was born January 18, 1926 in Youngstown the beloved daughter of the late Louis and Irma (Ragaini) Fortunato and was a lifelong area resident. She was a graduate of...
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Kenneth Allen Varley

June 15, 1956 - October 28, 2016

Kenneth Allen "Kenny" Varley, 60 of Howland died unexpectedly Friday morning, October 28, 2016, at his home. He was born June 15, 1956 in Warren, the son of the late William Lynn Varley Sr. and Cleo Marie Latham Varley. He had been a lifetime Howland resident. Kenny attended Howland schools and was a lifelong friend of the Howland Fire Department. He also loved fishing. Kenny is survived by...
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Robert Gene Toman

June 9, 1942 - October 26, 2016

Funeral services will be held 11 AM Monday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes Austintown Chapel for Robert Gene Toman, 74, of Austintown who passed away Wednesday evening, October 26, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center Main Campus. Bob was born June 9, 1942 in Youngstown, the son of Joseph and Mary (Saorashen) Toman. He was a graduate of Chaney High School, class of 1960, and was an Army veteran. ...
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Loretta May Heffner

July 24, 1920 - October 25, 2016

Loretta May Heffner, 96 Funeral services will be 6:00 p.m. Friday at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel for Loretta May Heffner, 96 of Meridian Arms Living Center, Youngstown who died Tuesday evening at the home. Loretta was born July 24, 1920 in Florence, Nova Scotia, a daughter of the late Hermon and Catherine McCay Morrison and came to this area as a child. She graduated from The...
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Richard James Cutting

December 15, 1942 - October 24, 2016

Funeral services will be held 11 AM Wednesday at the Lane Family Funeral Home, Canfield Chapel for Richard James Cutting, 73 of Canfield, who passed away Monday morning, October 24, at Grace Woods Senior Living Center in Salem. Richard was born December 15, 1942 in Canfield the son of John and Pearl (Mitchell) Cutting. He was a graduate of Canfield High School class of 1960 and was a Navy veteran...
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